Tour of Progress


Saturday, December, 1, 2018

Experience the progress downtown Macon has seen over the last year, by taking a guided tour with NewTown Macon.

Tours will start at the old Bibb Theatre, 455 Third Street.

Walking tours will leave at 11:00AM and 11:30AM

NewTown Macon’s Tour of Progress will be held on Saturday, December 1 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM. Tours will feature current and recently completed projects, along with a few upcoming downtown projects. You’ll hear about building history, current construction, and future goals. Walking tours leave from the historic Bibb Theatre, 455 Third Street.

On Thursday, November 8 you’re invited to join us for refreshments at the Armory Ballroom, 484 First Street. Winners of this year’s Partners in Progress Awards will be announced at 7:00pm.

Prior to the awards, tour the Macon Exchange Pop-up Shop (368 Second Street) and Spearman Lofts (520 Mulberry Street). Both stops will feature live music.

This event is FREE and open to the public!

We are accepting RSVPs through Eventbrite to track numbers to assist with planning.

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.

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Awards and Previous Recipients