There are some great events happening this First Friday and you don’t want to miss out! Come downtown for a day of fun for the whole family!
Garage PARKlet Kick Off
FREE | 6PM – 9PM
Take your basic park visit to a new level with the Garage PARKlet! We will be transforming this parking garage into a fun public park for the weekend. There are lots of events planned including yard games, interactive art, performances by and Hindsight & DJ B3. There will also be food & drink available for purchase!
Mulberry St Parking Garage
Historic Macon’s Flea Market Preview Party
$25 | 7PM
Entry to the Flea Market Preview Party gives you the special opportunity to shop for great deals before the doors open to the public! Tickets include a catered dinner with wine and brews from Macon Beer Company. The party is $20 for members and $25 for non members, but Saturday and Sunday the flea market is free and open to the public! For nearly 40 years, Historic Macon volunteers have collected, sorted, and priced donations of household items as a fundraiser for Historic Macon’s mission.
Art and Culture
First Friday Art Crawl
FREE | 5PM – 9PM
Stops include the 567 Center, Macon Arts Alliance, Gallery West, and Travis Jean. Some light refreshments will be provided along the way. Come out for an evening of art including painting, handcrafted work, and woodworking.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Screening
$5 | 7:30PM
The Grand Opera House is proud to announce that movies are back at the historic theatre! Come downtown and see this 60-year-old original starring Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman. General admission is just $5, with a full bar and light concession available. Doors open 30 minutes before showtime.
Grand Opera House || 651 Mulberry St
Rock Candy Tours: Free Birds and Night Owls
$10 | 7:30PM – 9PM
This easy walking tour takes just a little over an hour and pays homage to the downtown landmarks, nightclubs, and favorite haunts of Macon’s music history heroes. Open containers are welcomed with “pit stops” at favorite local bars along the way.
Beginning at the Rookery || 543 Cherry St
Georgia Jam with the Marshall Tucker Band, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band and the Randall Bramblett Band
This is a night of country music you do not want to miss! There are still tickets left! Buy now to hear the Marshall Tucker band, with special guests Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band and the Randall Bramblett Band
Cox Capitol Theatre || 382 Second St
Dwight Yoakam at the Macon City Auditorium
You not not miss your chance to see country music legend Dwight Yoakam! There is still time to buy your tickets (starting at only $40). Bring your friends for a fun night of country music!
Macon City Auditorium || 415 First St
An Evening w/ Jacob Bryant
$5 | 9pm
What is better than another night at the Bull dancing with your friends and singing along to your favorite country hits? DJ Whitehouse will be playing all night upstairs and happy hour drink specials from 8-9:30!
The Crazy Bull || 473 2nd St
C2 and the Brothers Reed w/ Greco
$5 | 10PM
Don’t like country music? We have you covered! Come on down to the Bird for an evening of gritty rock.
Hummingbird Stage and Taproom || 430 Cherry St