Events and Attractions Update

Macon is currently hosting the Virtual Cherry Blossom Experience! However, some other events and attractions may be cancelled due to the escalation of the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19). View the full list of partner and attraction updates here.
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Attractions in Macon, Ga.

Macon is home to an array of attractions from outdoor activities to unique museums that are sure to be good for your soul. Visit the Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, a prehistoric American Indian site, and see the Earth Lodge with its original floors that are dated to 1015. Explore the museum’s 2,000+ artifacts and learn about the many American Indian cultures that occupied the land for thousands of years. Stroll through Amerson River Park’s 180 acres of pristine forests, meadows, and wetlands. Take in beautiful views of the Ocmulgee River while enjoying a picnic under one of the covered pavilions.

Visit the Tubman Museum’s 8,500-square-foot building that houses a variety of exhibits that celebrate African American art, history, and culture. Take a tour of The Hay House, one of Macon’s most distinguished structures, and discover why this 18,000-square-foot mansion is called “The Palace of the South.” Ramble down to The Allman Brothers Band (ABB) Museum at The Big House and see the largest collection of ABB memorabilia in the world. Home to members of the band from 1970-1973, walk around the room where Dickey Betts wrote “Ramblin’ Man” and see Duane Allman’s famous Gibson Les Paul Goldtop.

Check out the full list of attractions in Macon below and discover why it's more than a place on a map. It's a vibe all its own.

Partner and Attraction Updates

Last updated March 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Due to the escalation of the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) some events and attractions in Macon, Georgia may be cancelled or postponed. Please refer to this list for most up-to-date information regarding our partners and attractions. Information will be updated as it becomes available. 

 

Attraction/Partner Status Time Frame Notes
Big House Museum Closed April 2  
Cannonball House Closed Indefinitely  
Cherry Blossom Festival Cancelled    
Downtown Visitors Center Closed Indefinitely  
Dovetail Restaurant Suspended Indefinitely  
Fired Works Postponed June 11-18  
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Closed April 30th  
H&H Soul Food Suspended Indefinitely  
Hargray Capitol Theatre Dark Indefinitely  
Hay House Closed Indefinitely  
Historic Macon Flea Market Postponed Unknown  
Macon Centreplex Dark Indefinitely  
Macon Little Theater Dark Indefinitely  
Magnolia Street Soapbox Derby Cancelled    
Mercer Music at Capricorn Closed March 31  
Middle Georgia Regional Libraries Closed April 1st  
Moonhanger Group Suspended Indefinitely  
Mulberry Street Festival Cancelled    
Museum of Arts and Sciences Closed Indefinitely  
Museum of Aviation Closed April 15th  
Natalia's Restaurant  Suspended Indefinitely  
Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park Park Open. Museum Closed. Until further notice.  
Otis Redding Foundation Closed Indefinitely  
Rock Candy Van Tours Cancelled Indefinitely  
The Rookery Restaurant Suspended Indefinitely  
Shoppes at River Crossing Altered Hours   12pm-7pm Daily
The Grand Opera House Dark Indefinitely  
Theater Macon Dark Indefinitely  
Tubman Museum Closed April 7  
Visit Macon Van Tours Cancelled Indefinitely  
Spring Stroll - Hay House Postponed    

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Step back in time to enjoy the beauty of Ocmulgee with one of the many activities offered. Learn more!
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The Tubman African American Museum is the Southeast's largest museum dedicated to the Art, History and Culture of African Americans. Take a journey from Africa to America! Begin your adventure with local Artist, Wilfred Stroud’s nine panel mural that…
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In the mid-1800s, William Butler Johnston was the keeper of the Confederate treasury, but the mansion he built is the real treasure he left behind. Inspired by the mansions of Florence and Rome during a three-year honeymoon in Europe, Johnston and his…
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