Join us on October 9, to experience the progress downtown Macon has made over the last year.
Join us on Wednesday, October 9 for a behind-the-scenes tour of downtown Macon’s transformative development. NewTown Macon’s Tour of Progress, presented by Cadence Bank, provides a sneak peek of projects underway and a look into what programs fuel our vibrant downtown. This event is family-friendly and FREE!
Tours will depart from the Lofts at Capricorn (520 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.) starting at 5:00pm. They will depart every 30 minutes with the last tour leaving at 6:30pm. Tours depart at 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, and 6:30pm.
Tours will end with a casual reception hosted by NewTown Macon at Macon Beer Company’s newly completed taproom at 458 Second Street. Tour one of downtown Macon’s newest projects while enjoying food, drink, and a brief awards ceremony announcing this year’s Partners in Progress award recipients. The awards ceremony begins when the last tour arrives at the reception, around 7:00pm.
Following the Partners in Progress Awards Ceremony, NewTown Macon will host Sounds of Progress –a free concert featuring local hip hop artist, ALäZ (Vinson Muhammad). The concert will begin around 8:00pm and take place in Macon Beer Company’s beer garden.
Grab a friend or two and join us for this event so you can see downtown Macon’s transformation for yourself!
Partners in Progress Awards
Each year, NewTown recognizes businesses, organizations, and individuals who have demonstrated exceptional passion and commitment to the revitalization of Downtown Macon. The awards are given in one of eleven categories: The R. Kirby Godsey Leadership, Juanita T. Jordan Community Service, Growing Jobs, Increasing Residents, Creating a Sense of Place, 360 Degrees, Special Recognition, Emerging Partner, Emerging Leader, Downtown Ambassador, and Spirit of Cooperation. Awards may or may not be given in every category.