Annual Events

Boots and Black Tie

Sponsored by the Maples Repertory Theatre, this elegant June event features drinks and appetizers, live music, both silent and live auctions, a sumptuous buffet, and delicious dessert. Proceeds support the theatre.

 Relay for Life

This run/walk benefits the American Cancer Society. Macon and the surrounding communities pull together and raise thousands of dollars for cancer research. The lighting of the luminaries honors both those who have defeated cancer and those who have lost their lives to the disease.

Chamber Challenge Golf Tournament

Hundreds turn out to take part in the Chamber Challenge tournament held annually at Macon Country Club.  This four man scramble format event brings together membership and community to support the Macon Area Chamber of Commerce which provides area tourism, commerce and growth.

 Annual Chamber of Commerce Fourth of July Fireworks Celebration

Join us under the stars for a beautiful fireworks experience sponsored through local donations and presented by the chamber.

 Old Time Flywheel & Collectibles Annual Reunion

Sponsored by the Macon County Flywheel & Collectibles Club, this event is held each July. Roam the Macon County Fairgrounds Park and watch as antique machinery does thrashing, bailing, and more. Live music, museum tours, great food, and acres of craft items are available.

Fork & Cork Festival

Featuring food, wine, live music, a 5K run/walk, art, shopping and more, you are sure to have a memorable experience and return again to our historic downtown.  The Fork & Cork Festival is organized by the Mainstreet Macon Downtown Association which funds downtown revitalization projects.

Missouri’s “Best of the Best” Demolition Derby

Two-Days of fun filled “Best of the Best” Demolition Derby held in August at the Macon County Park.

Annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade and Lighting of Jackson Street Park

Kick off the Christmas Holiday season with our annual themed parade through downtown, where everyone will enjoy decorated shop windows, food and festivities.  Santa will lead the way to Jackson Street Park decorated to bring in the season with a live nativity, hot chocolate and cookies.  All made possible by local donations and organized by the chamber of commerce and the Randy Johnson Memorial Fund.

 

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