Known for its central location, Macon, Ga., is an affordable destination that caters to your meeting needs. Just south of Atlanta, Macon offers traditional facilities as well as unique off-site venues for meetings of any size. Choose any one of the many meeting locations offered in Macon, or mix and match spaces to fit your needs. Explore Macon’s soul with our music heritage experiences in our revitalized and historic downtown, at our restaurants and breweries, and much more.
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Where Music and History Come Alive
No matter where you go, you'll hear stories of the legendary musical artists inspired by their hometown. Otis Redding, Little Richard, The Allman Brothers Band and Jason Aldean are just a few musicians whose musical careers took off in Macon. The road goes on forever at the Allman Brothers Band Museum at The Big House, the band’s former home turned into a museum.
Steeped in history and culture, Macon has many historic homes and museums. The Hay House, one of Macon’s most distinguished structures, is a must-see. The Tubman Museum takes visitors on a trip through history in the Southeast’s largest facility devoted solely to African American art, history and culture. Travel back in time at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park and explore 17,000 years of Native American heritage. Get up close and person with Ziggy, the 40 million-year-old whale fossil or explore the outer limits at the Mark Smith Planetarium at the Museum of Arts and Sciences.
Get outside and enjoy our beautiful open spaces. Listen to the songs of nature in Amerson River Park right along the Ocmulgee River, or kick back and relax at one of our many local breweries or restaurants that boast open-air dining, patios and activity spaces.
Fun and Festive
Macon hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year. Journey to the pinkest party on earth for our International Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring; celebrating with over 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees that make Macon the “Cherry Blossom Capital of the World.” Discover your new favorites all year with our craft beer, burger, music and film festivals. Bragg Jam puts the “beat” in “beat the heat” with a weekend full of music that knows no limits. From rock to indie, Bragg Jam beats to the rhythm of the soul that lives in Macon.
Enjoy the beauty of the stories shared during our Pan African Festival, Ocmulgee Indian Celebration and Greek Festival, and see history brought to life through dance, music, crafts and amazing foods. As the cooler weather finds its way to Macon, find your way to warmth with a stroll through our Main Street Christmas Light Extravaganza during the holiday season.
With attractions lining our streets, our rich heritage and our year-round festivals and activities; come see for yourself why Macon is Where Soul Lives.
Trish Whitley, Director of Sales
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