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Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration

Returning September, 2023

Outdoor Events

Whether you are an adventure seeker, urban explorer or simply enjoy taking a leisurely stroll, Macon’s outdoors has a little something for everyone. With our moderate climate, you can experience year-round outdoor events in Macon. From our cultural and beer festivals which take place in the heart of downtown to the thousands of tiny lights which make up our yearly Christmas Light Extravaganza. See our 300,000 Yoshino Cherry Trees during the “Pinkest Party on Earth” with our International Cherry Blossom Festival. If you prefer to explore nature, take a splash at Sandy Beach Waterpark, or go for a boat ride and swim at Lake Tobesofkee. You can also explore our many parks like Carolyn Crayton Park or learn about 17,000 of Native American history at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park during the Ocmulgee Indian Celebration. Kayak with Ocmulgee Outdoor Expedition along the Ocmulgee River or bike through Amerson River Park. With all of these choices and many more, you’ll surely enjoy your time outdoors in Macon.