Macon on My Mind Day Returns This Year To Carolyn Crayton Park

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Wednesday, July 10th, 2024

Visit Macon is delighted to announce the return of "Macon on My Mind Day," a special event designed to celebrate and promote local businesses in Macon. This community event offers a unique opportunity to learn more about these businesses and understand their contributions to tourism in our city.

The event will take place at Carolyn Crayton Park, in the Round Building, on July 13th from 3 PM to 6 PM, with free admission. During the event, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy great food and music. There will be two food trucks, Pinky’s Shaved Ice and Frios Gourmet Pops, offering delicious treats for purchase. Music will be provided by Trombone Love, a local musician, singer, and trombonist known for his electric repertoire spanning funk, jazz, R&B, Motown, and more.

In addition to the food and music, attendees can explore booths and displays from a diverse array of local businesses. Participating establishments include Visit Perry, Rigby’s Entertainment Complex, Macon Pops, Macon Middle Georgia Black Pages, Garner Hotel Macon West, Ocmulgee Outdoor Expeditions, St Joseph Catholic Church/School, Ocmulgee Mounds Association, Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park, Macon Area Tennis Association, Explore Georgia, Hotel Forty-Five, and New Town Macon. Each booth will offer insight into their services, upcoming events, and the stories behind their success.

Throughout the event, guests can take advantage of free promotions, enter prize draws, free license plates from Visit Macon and engage in various activities provided by the participating businesses. It’s a perfect opportunity for the community to come together, support local enterprises, and celebrate what makes Macon a vibrant place to live and

“Macon is on a lot of people’s minds as we were recently named ‘Top 10 Best Places to Visit in 2024’ by CNN! And, have a spotlight on our city awaiting the highly anticipated ‘Georgia’s First National Park!’” says Visit Macon’s Director of Visitor Services Kimberly Chambliss. “We want to provide our community with resources that allow them to learn more about the places our visitors love and allow them to be the best advocates for tourism as well. And, plus, who doesn’t love free admission and fun!”

For more information about “Macon on My Mind Day,” please contact Kimberly Chambliss, Director of Visitor Services at Visit Macon’s Visitor Center, at (478) 743 – 1074 x100, or email