Come and join the fun in Macon, Gerogia as we all celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival, March 16-25, 2012!
Macon, Georgia is not only popular for its historic spots but also known for their Southern Hospitality. Macon was designed to be a city in a park and amazingly, the legacy is maintained. It also houses the delightful sweet-scented Cherry Blossoms that blooms during late March and so the Cherry Blossom Festival is celebrated.
Every year during springtime, Macon, Georgia honors the blossoming of a whooping 300,000 Yoshino Cherry Trees donated by a resident named William Fickling. You are welcome to enjoy the friendliness of the Southern City as they feast to the Pinkest Party in the world, the Cherry Blossom Festival.
The highlights of the festival includes Central City Park Nightly Concerts, The Kachunga Alligator Show, Cherry Blossom Fashion Show, a Fabulous street party and so much more!
Schedule of Events are as follows:
- Central City Park Nightly Concerts
From March 16 to 25 at Central City Park, concerts are available every night and best of all, it’s free!
- Kachunga Alligator Show
Another amazing free admission event at the Central City Park where alligators are the star of the show. Three shows are hosted everyday.
- Cherry Blossom Gala
Mark your Calendar on the 16th of March, the Cherry Blossom Gala will be held at the Macon City Auditorium. Tickets are available here.
- Tunes and Balloons
Enjoy the tunes and the hot air balloons on March 17 at 4 in the afternoon in the Macon State College. Tickets are available here. Free for children 6 years old and below.
- Bed Race
Register you group to join the bed race at Cherry Street in Downotwn Macon. Go ahead and race with your team! You can register here.
The Parade will be held on March 18 at 3pm in Downtown Macon. Admission is free but you need to have the parade application. Click here for the Parade Application.
- Music for the World by the Middle GA Concert Band
Free admission concert at Porter Auditorium, Wesleyan College. Enjoy a night of Music on March 18.
- Third Street Park Festivities
From Monday to Friday at 11:30 to 1:30 pm, third street park festivities are celebrated. Free Admission!
- Authors Luncheon
Join the Authors Luncheon at Idle Hour Country Club on March 20, 11;30am. Tickets are available here.
- Broadway in Bloom: A Dinner Cabaret
Be amazed at the Dinner Cabaret in Armory Ballroom on March 21 at 7pm. Tickets are available here.
- Tickled Pink Comedy Show feat. Finesse Mitchell
Laugh your heart out at the Tickled Pink Comedy Show at the Grand Opera House on March 17 at 9pm. Buy your tickets now! Click here.
- Coleman Hill Concert
Watch Coleman Hill Concert on March 23 at 6pm. Don’t miss it!
- Cherry Blossom Fashion Show
Cherry Blossom Fashion Show will be held at the Anderson Conference Center on March 22, 11 am.
- Street Party
Join the fun of Street Parties at Downtown Macon on March 24. Gates will open at 5pm. Be there!
- Girls Night: The Musical
Sizzling Girls Night: The Musical at The Grand Opera House located at 651 Mulberry Street. Prices are from $38 and $32 for groups of 10 and above.
- Grand Finale
The Grand Finale will be held at Wesleyan College on March 25pm. Free admisssion so everyone can come and have fun.
Don’t miss out on all the fun and GO PINK!
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