September 6-7, 2024
This annual event celebrates the life and legacy of Otis Redding, presented by The Otis Redding Foundation. During the two days, several artists perform in honor of the Macon legend at the Grand Opera House and Hargray Capitol Theatre. This event is held on Otis Redding's birthday!
The third weekend in September welcomes one of the largest Native American gatherings in the Southeast as more than 200 craftsmen, dancers, storytellers, living history demonstrators and others with ties to the region return to Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park in Macon, Georgia. The celebration shares this vital piece of American history with some 17,000+ guests to the monument each year, allowing new generations to understand the Native American heritage, arts, and culture first-hand through interaction and observation.
Last week of September leading up to October 1st
Macon Pride Week is held the last week of September, leading up to the county's official Pride Day on October 1st. The week offers exciting events such as drag shows, theatrical specials, a pride pageant, live music, vendor booths, drag and tons of FUN! This event is held to celebrate and provide resources for the LGBTQIA+ community.
October 20 - 22, 2023
Opa! Get your Greek on with live music, dancing, food, & tours of the restored Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church.
October 14, 2023
Started in 2010, the Macon Beer Fest has grown into one of Georgia’s premier craft beer events. The event offers over 50 varieties of beer for its regular ticket holders and several additional special beers for its VIP guests. What makes the event unique, is that its purpose is to educate men about the risks of prostate cancer. You can say it’s a health fair disguised as a beer festival – It’s a party for a cause!
November 13-19, 2023
Are you ready for the Beefiest week Macon has ever seen? We're talking 7 days of stretchy pants, meat sweats and greasy fingers, a week Macon's burger lovers have longed for.
November 10 - 18, 2023
Fire & Ice is a seven-day event that is hosted by the Macon Arts Alliance featuring thousands of works from more than 30 ceramic and glass artists from Central Georgia and the Southeast. The event features virtual studio visits, workshops and other festivities. Event located in the Round Building at Carolyn Crayton Park.