Christmas & New Years Events in Macon

Macon' It Home for the Holidays

Macon shines during the holiday season with wonderful events that you can enjoy with family and friends. It's is the perfect place to discover new holiday traditions to enjoy for years to come. Look below for a list of our 2017 holiday events happening in Macon, Georgia!

Week of November 26 - Dec. 2

Main Street Christmas Light Show Extravaganza (- Jan. 2)

Poplar St., Macon, Ga. 31201

See 250,000 lights move with Christmas music at this festive event.

Public Ice Skating (Dec. 9 - April 7)

200 Coliseum Dr., Macon, Ga. 31201

During the winter months, the Macon Centreplex opens their arena to the public for ice skating.

The Nutcracker of Middle Georgia (Dec. 6 - 10)

651 Mulberry St., Macon, Ga. 31210

Come and witness the magic of this Christmas tradition in Macon at the wonderful Grand Opera House.

Christmas After Midnight: Fantasia (Dec. 7)

415 First St., Macon, Ga. 31201

Kick off the holiday season as Grammy-Award winning and platinum-selling artist Fantasia returns to Macon for Christmas After Midnight.

Christmas Luncheon (Dec. 8)

934 Georgia Ave., Macon, Ga. 31201

This annual event includes a delectable luncheon & a self-guided tour of the beautifully decorated Hay House.

Candlelight Christmas at Jarrell Plantation (Dec. 9)

711 Jarrell Plantation Rd., Juliette, Ga. 31046

Take a stroll around this historic plantation by candlelight, see homemade decor, & sip warm cider by a campfire.

Week of December 10 - 16

Christmas Gala (Dec. 13)

934 Georgia Ave., Macon, Ga. 31201

The Gala is the only public evening event at Hay House & includes a wonderful performance by Theatre Macon & its Christmas Cabaret, a special holiday reading by Director Jim Crisp, a lavish reception, & tours of Hay House.

Christmas in Downtown Macon (Dec. 16)

Historic Downtown Macon, Macon, Ga. 31201

This festive event features Macon Makers Market on First St., music, snow, free photos with Santa, carolers, cider, & more!

Week of December 17 - 23

Children's Christmas Tea (Dec. 17)

934 Georgia Ave., Macon, Ga. 31201

The kids will enjoy holiday readings, an elaborate demonstration in the dining room, Christmas crafts, & a visit with Santa at Hay House.

Macon Little Theatre Presents Annie (Dec. 8 - Dec. 17)

4220 Forsyth Rd., Macon, Ga. 31201

Leapin' lizards! Everyone's favorite redhead is back at Macon Little Theatre. Don't miss one of your favorite holiday shows. 

Wesleyan Woods Neighborhood Luminaries (Dec.17)

Wesleyan Woods Neighborhood, Macon, Ga. 31210

See the entire Wesleyan Woods Neighborhood lined with beautiful luminaries beginning at dusk. Drive through and enjoy the lights.

Week of December 24 - 30

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker (Dec. 30)

415 First St., Macon, Ga. 31201

All ages are invited to celebrate the Magic of Christmas with Moscow Ballet's almost 40 ballerinas and danseurs at Macon City Auditorium.

Week of December 31 - January 6

Cherry Blossom Ball Drop (Dec. 31)

Downtown Macon, Ga. 31201

The Cherry Blossom Ball Drop is back! Head downtown for the New Year's eve festivities including fireworks at midnight.

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