WOW Weekend in Macon and here is your Weekend Top Picks

It is a WOW weekend in Macon, as in WOW there is a lot to do and see this weekend.  If you are unsure of which events to attend then this short list of the Weekend Top Pick Events will help you decide.

Our Number One event to attend this weekend is the Magnolia Street Soapbox Derby. Features include food trucks for mobile dining, Live music, Kids Big Wheel race and lots of racing action soap box derby style. More Info >>>

If you are into the arts then don’t miss the Preview Party for Fired Works! Get Fired up because this is your chance to meet and mingle with the artists and purchase pottery before  the show opens to the general public. Food, music, and fun are guaranteed! More Info >>>

Another Arts event worth attending is new to the area; 2nd Saturday Art Fest takes place on Ingleside avenue. Middle Georgia Art Association will host an open house and art sale and local Ingleside businesses will be offering specials all day.   More Info >>> 

Looking for Live Music this weekend? Well you are in luck because our Live Music Calendar is Jam Packed with options for just about every musical taste.

If you are under 40 then don’t miss Mercer University’s Annual Bearstock concert. It is a free event and features a national known headliner band. This event is always well attended it will have Tattnall park rocking on Saturday night. More Info >>

If you are over 40 your Top Pick for music this weekend has to be Macon Pops tribute to 100 year of Frank Sinatra. More Info >>>

Under the category of Support your Local Musician we have a great concert for your consideration. The Tractor Room @ Twang will feature music’s own Shane Bridges in Concert with a very special guest. The opening act is Nick Malloy in his first Macon performance since a life altering car crash. More Info >>>

This weekend you can also attend one of Macon’s most popular free concert series as Second Sunday Concerts return to Coleman Hill on Sunday. These concerts always draw a crowd for some great free music as well as comradery with your fellow Maconites. More Info >>>

Under the heading of Unusual and Unique is the Cannon Ball House fund raising event known as Beard, Bourbon and Bacon. The name pretty much sums it up, so expect lots of beards, some juicy bacon bits and lots of Bourbon to be on hand at this event. More info >>>

If you like your favorite adult beverage on tap then be sure to head to Just Tap’d for Taste of the South Craft Beer Festival. This is an official Cherry Blossom Festival event without the cherry blossoms, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying food, music and of course lots of craft beer. More Info >>>

For your dining options we have several recommendations for you this weekend. If you are downtown be sure to read our review on Downtown grill . Don’t forget that you get free admission to the Tractor Room @ Twang with your dinner receipt, so good food and support of local music is always a great combo. IF you want to know what is coming soon to Macon for your culinary satisfaction then be sure to review our Restaurant news section


Whatever you do this weekend please don’t say the words “There is Nothing to Do in Macon”. It’s a “Wow Weekend” meaning ‘wow’ there is a lot of fun, cool and entertaining things to do this weekend in Macon kind of weekend.




posted 05/01/2017 in Events
Tags: things to do this weekend in macon, what is happening this weekend, wow weekend


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