Things to Do in Macon, GA

Top Pick For Kids To Do In Middle Georgia

Top Pick For Kids To Do In Middle Georgia


Harlem Globetrotters at the Centennial Center in Milledgeville »

Top Pick for MAP Party

Top Pick for MAP Party


Macon Action Plan Party this the place to be this Friday »

Top Pick for Free Live Music in Macon

Top Pick for Free Live Music in Macon


New Town Macon will have First Friday Rockin Cherry Street Plaza »

Top Pick for Art & Beer

Top Pick for Art & Beer


Is Art better with Beer? Find out at Opening Reception for "Pints and Prints" »

Top Pick for enjoying Pig in the Park

Top Pick for enjoying Pig in the Park


Pig in the Park BBQ Championship in Dublin, Ga this weekend »

Live Music At The Library Ballroom

Live Music At The Library Ballroom


Barry Darnell and the Mobile Slim »

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Gateway Macon Ga Monster Truck Jam

High-flying power at the Monster Truck Jam at the Macon Centreplex Arena.  See more photos in our gallery.

The Wedding Season Is Coming

Spring brings more that Cherry Blossoms; it also is the start of wedding season. Our gatekeepers have been hard at work to help you plan your special day! Whether your guest list is 25 or 500 there is a local venue for you. Looking for the perfect cake? Check out our Top 5 for Wedding Cakes. And of course you must capture your special day by selecting the right photographer! See what middle Georgia has to offer, and let us know what will help you plan the perfect wedding day!

Click here for Gateway's wedding guide.

Gateway Macon Top 5 Wedding Photographers Steve Schroeder

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Corks & Canvas


Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a ...

The Great American Clean Up



Macon Action Plan Open House


Join us for round 2 of the Macon Action Plan Open house on First Friday! ...

Journey Through Jazz


This multisensory event will feature the sounds of the Keith Fitzgerald jazz quintet playing pieces ...

Bibb County Schools Student Art Show


Join us First Friday, March 6, for the opening reception of the 4th Annual Bibb ...

First Friday with Mobile Slim


Come on down to The Library Ballroom for a Macon First Friday Celebration!  First Friday, ...

Opening Reception for Pints and Prints


First Friday Opening Reception: March 6 from 5-8 p.m.
Light refreshments. Free and open to ...

First Friday Concert


NewTown Macon’s First Friday, presented by Robins Federal Credit Union, hosts a free concert in ...



Join us for a night of music with Hurricanes of Love and Little Howlin' Wolf. 


Petals Bikes Macon Craft Workshop


Craft Workshop - Friday, March 6, from 6-8pm: Meet us at SparkMacon to make an illuminated Cherry ...

Macon First Friday at The 567


The Phillips Performing Arts Jazzy Jazz band will perform at The 567 for First Friday. ...

Orange Constant


The Orange Constant draws from different styles and musical experience to create something new and ...

Holman Autry Band


The Holman Autry Band is comprised of members from the Athens, Georgia area, that have been playing ...

First Saturday Village Market


Local artisans, growers, and producers providing a wide variety of handmade and homegrown products and ...

Big Bird Battle


It's been too long since we have had a collection of bands battle it out ...

Drink and Ink


 Bring your friends for a relaxing evening of exploring with water and color while being ...

International Women's Day Gathering


Guest Speakers: Women from Thistle Farms, Nashville, TN

Thistle Farms is a social enterprise ...

Which Whiskey


Your favorite bartenders at Dovetail lecture on the differences between whiskey, bourbon, and scotch while ...

Benefit for #SEANSTRONG with Triathalon, Mel Washington, Dalmatian, & Jack Banning


This will be a show of friends and family, getting together to have a good ...

Stokes and The Guilty Bystanders


Live music on a Wednesday night by Stokes and the Guilty Bystanders atThe Hummingbird Stage ...

"I Love Lucy Live On Stage"

03/11/2015 - 03/12/2015

 I Love Lucy® Live on Stage is the hit stage show adapted from the most beloved ...

Good Night Alive with The Variant


Good Night Alive is currently in the studio working on their upcoming EP. You can be ...

Corks & Canvas (Martini Night)


IT'S MARTINI NIGHT! Bring a bottle of your favorite vodka, vermouth, and mix or other ...

Albatross w/ Tesla Rossa


Rising from a town so rich with musical bliss, Athens musical group “Albatross” is ...

Jim White vs Packway Handle Band with special guests Back City Woods


The Packway Handle Band likely had no idea just how wild a trip they were ...

Kool-Aid & Canvas


 At Kool-Aid & Canvas, an artist takes children step-by-step through the process of creating a ...

An Evening with Anthony Orio


Anthony Orio has come a long way since bursting onto the Nashville scene as an ...

Design, Wine & Dine 2015

03/05/2015 - 03/15/2015

Historic Macon is pleased to announce it will host the 2nd annual Design, Wine, and ...

Stained Glass 2015


STAINED GLASS, now in its fourth year, is an integrated collaborative arts concert based on ...

Buckwheat Zydeco


American musical legend Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. (a.k.a. Buckwheat Zydeco ) is the preeminent ambassador ...

Lunch Beat Macon - March 2015



By promoting 1 hour of day time dancing we ...

Georgia Flood


Welcome back The Georgia Flood at The Hummingbird Stage & Taproom! We are very excited to have these ...

High Heels for the Cure


Get pumped! Fast and hilarious, the High Heels for the Cure race brings men, women, ...

Buddy Greene Concert


Buddy Greene, a native of Macon, Georgia, presents a live concert to benefit the Fuller ...

Be-You-Tiful Party for Girls


Be-You-Tiful:  The Beauty of Being You

A Party for Girls with 2015 Miss America's Outstanding Teen, ...

Cherry Blossom Tea


The annual Cherry Blossom Tea is a special event hosted by the Mentor’s project of ...

Townsend Master Class: Cavani String Quartet


The Cavani Quartet has dedicated its artistic life to performing at the highest level and ...

Artist Profile Workshop


Amplify your artist profile! 
Join Macon Arts Alliance for an artist profile workshop. is ...

Fairy Tales and Happy Endings

03/24/2015 - 03/26/2015

 A Petite Flower Show dedicated to all things small - Fairy Gardens, Vintage Displays and ...

Corks & Canvas


In celebration of the Cherry Blossom Festivals Tunes and Balloons. Bring a bottle of your ...

Fabian Concert Series: Cavani Quartet


Annie Fullard, violin; Mari Sato, violin; Kirsten Docter, viola; Merry Peckham, cello 

The Cavani Quartet gave ...

Jimmy Hall & Wet Willie


Southern Rock icons Wet Willie have been thrilling fans for more than 40 years with ...

Trey Teem Band


The Trey Teem Band is a young energetic bunch of go-getters that can frequently be ...

Bibb County Schools Student Art Show

03/06/2015 - 03/27/2015

This annual exhibit was started to celebrate Youth Art Month by recognizing the young artists ...

The Lettermen


The Lettermen’s theme still remains the love song.  From their first hit in 1961 – The Way ...

Robert Earl Keen


Now three-decades on from the release of his debut album — with well over a ...

Spring Spirit Stroll

03/20/2015 - 03/29/2015

Enjoy a one hour guided tour featuring actors in costume at graveside who bring to ...

Iron Phive K


Join the Brothers of Phi Delta Theta as we raise awareness and money for the ...

Dirty Guv'nahs with Molly Stevens


"I’ve got fear in my body, and I don’t know where to start, fear in ...

First Friday with the Joey Stuckey Trio


Come on down to The Library Ballroom for a Macon First Friday Celebration!  First Friday, ...

Della Mae


Della Mae recorded This World Oft Can Be at Cash Cabin Studio, Johnny Cash's former ...

An Evening with Gannon Adams


Gannon Adams grew up rockin’ with artist like Merle Haggard, Travis Tritt, Mark Chesnutt and ...

Townsend Presents: David Murray, piano


Pianist David Murray performs a program of classic works by Bach and Schubert paired with ...

The Bright Light Social Hour


Questions bring art to life. Songs can still ponder socio-political issues, the fragility and isolation ...

A View From The Underside


The city of Macon is invited to witness Al Staggs reinact scenes from the life ...

Mercer Orchestra Concert, Ward Stare, conductor


Ward Stare, who has already garnered a name in the conducting world, leads the Mercer ...

Opening Reception of Mercer University Senior Art Show


This exhibition will feature the work of Mercer University's senior art majors, including students in ...

Fired Works Preview Party


Your chance to meet and mingle with the artists and purchase pottery before  the show ...

Magnolia Soapbox Derby


Join us on April 11th, 2015 as we make the Magnolia Soap Box Derby the ...

Beards, Bourbon, and Bacon A Gentleman's Night at the Cannonball House


Inspired by the incredible beards men grew during the Civil War - this event is ...

Corks & Canvas


Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a ...

Second Sunday with KOPECKY


The 2015 Second Sunday Concert Series kicks off with Nashville's KOPECKY! April's Second Sunday will ...

Fired Works presents the Pottery Road Show


Unearth your treasures and bring them to the Pottery Road Show. Three appraisers will be ...

Corks and Clay Workshop


You don’t have to know anything about making pottery to enjoy a Corks and Clay ...

Marty Stuart


So here he is again, almost four decades strong, in the very space where so ...

Royal Southern Brotherhood with Simo


Royal Southern Brotherhood: Before they even hit a chord, ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD have your attention. ...

Atomic Boogie


Rockabilly Explosion! 

Take a vintage Sun Rockabilly 45 RPM record and a classic Chess ...

Corks & Canvas


Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a ...

Pints and Pottery Workshop


Craft beer is popular because it is handcrafted by people who love what they do ...

The Civil War

04/03/2015 - 04/18/2015

Drawing on letters, diaries, firsthand accounts, and the words of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and ...

Kool-Aid & Canvas


 At Kool-Aid & Canvas, an artist takes children step-by-step through the process of creating a ...

Free Clay Workshops For Children

04/11/2015 - 04/18/2015

If you ever wondered what will get a child to stop playing video games and ...

Free Clay Workshops For Teens

04/11/2015 - 04/18/2015

Teenagers always seem to have their heads buried in tiny screens. Whether they are texting ...

CCMI Tea in the Garden


 Join us for English Tea and pastries served in the shelter of our Community Garden. ...

Fired Works Exhibit and Sale

04/11/2015 - 04/19/2015

The exhibit and sale features more than 6,000 pieces of pottery by 65 ceramic artists ...

Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series: Alan Morrison, organ


Alan Morrison is recognized as one of America's premier concert organists, performing in prestigious concert ...

ZOSO: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience


Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience formed in 1995 to perform the most accurate ...

Corks & Canvas


Bring a bottle of your favorite wine or other beverage to sip on, bring a ...

Cinematic Celebration


From opera to Broadway to modern-day film, relive your favorite movie moments in this exciting ...

An Evening With Thomas Tillman


When the soulful sounds of days past mix with the refined country tunes of the legends, ...

"The Tempest"

04/16/2015 - 04/26/2015

Trickery and magic, romance and revenge set the stage for one of Shakespeare’s late masterpieces, The ...

Home Free


When country vocal band Home Free was crowned Season 4 Champions of NBC's The Sing-Off, ...

Hay House Spring Stroll

05/01/2015 - 05/03/2015

Amble at your leisure through lush, blossoming private gardens during the ever popular Macon Secret ...

Full Moon Euphoria


A once-a-year-only opportunity to compose unique and evocative photos by moonlight at historic Riverside Cemetery. ...

Spring Fling Ball


May 8, 2015 Friday, Spring Fling Ball,( Co-hosts-Greater Macon Chapter #6059 of USA Dance and ...

Second Sunday


Second Sunday Concerts are a College Hill Corridor signature event. Every second Sunday of the ...

The Steeldrivers


: It may be the only town around where salaried songwriters and full-time session musicians ...

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

05/22/2015 - 05/30/2015

In this gently wacky family comedy, Vanya and his stepsister Sonia have lived their entire ...

Otis Music Camp

06/01/2015 - 06/12/2015

Otis Music Campers experience a high level of music forums conducted by key leaders in the ...

State Bank presents Music at the Mount

04/24/2015 - 06/26/2015

Dinner and music under the stars at Mount de Sales Academy!

Fun! Unique! ...