Valentine’s Day Plans 2021

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Haven’t made plans or reservations yet? Looking for ideas to celebrate with friends or family? Downtown Macon has you covered! From date night outfits to special gifts to one-of-a-kind (and COVID-19 safe!) experiences, you are sure to fall in love with downtown while spending time with the ones who have your heart. Make …

Love Local

Small businesses are the backbone of our community. They invest in our tee-ball teams and school fundraisers, beautify our commercial districts, and spend their profits locally. 2020 was a tough year for all of us and especially challenging for downtown businesses.  That’s why we’re encouraging the community to come together and give downtown business owners some encouragement and send them …

The Market

Join us at The Market, downtown Macon’s farmers and makers market, on the Third Sunday of the month! The Market will feature local producers, handmade crafts and artisan goods, and handmade food items. Join us for a Sunday afternoon in beautiful downtown Macon and enjoy music, crafts, and shopping. Visit us on Poplar Street in the block between First and …

5 Bragg Jam Survival Tips

Bragg Jam is hosting 80+ bands this year. There are likely some bands you want to see more than others. Make sure you’re making the most of it by planning who you want to see and when they are playing. Bragg Jam Lineup Pro tip: keep a screenshot of times and venues on your phone.  It’s easy to get caught up …

Downtown Get Downs & Festivals This Summer

Bragg Jam  July 27-28 This year is the 20th anniversary of Macon’s largest music festival and concert crawl. This year’s lineup boasts 80+ bands coming at you live from 20+ stages. Keep your last weekend of July open so you don’t miss this rain or shine event. Photo courtesy of thebeenest.com Macon Film Festival August 16-19 This festival has film genres for …

Intern Wanted

NewTown Macon is seeking a Spring 2018 college intern that is interested in community development, placemaking, marketing, and creating downtown experiences.

First Friday: September 8th!

Come Downtown this weekend and help us celebrate the First Friday (kinda) of September! There will be so many fun activities going on! Click on the blue event name for even more information and/or ticket sales.