Friday, March 22-Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Central City Park, 150 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, Georgia 31201
With more than 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees, Macon becomes the pinkest city in the world when the trees are in full bloom. The 10-day International Cherry Blossom Festival includes more than 30 events celebrating the cherry trees.
From March 22 – 31, 2019, Macon will be buzzing with activity. Take a two-hour Cherry Blossom Riding Trail Tour and view Southern mansions, streets lined with cherry trees, and pink bows galore along this meandering route through the historic district of downtown, midtown and north Macon residential areas! Head to Central City Park for the Amusement Ride Midway where you can ride traditional carnival rides, see live acts and dine on delicious fair foods.
Attend the 38th Cherry Blossom Parade that includes local marching bands, military units and more. Dance the night away and dine on delicious Indian dishes by Sodexo at the Bollywood Ball. Shop from hundreds of vendors from across the country at the Mulberry Street Arts and Crafts Festival. While you are there snack on food from gourmet food trucks at the Food Truck Frenzy. End the 10-day long celebration with a tethered hot air balloon ride at the Tunes and Balloons Festival Finale and fireworks at Middle Georgia State University.