2014 Cherry Blossom Festival

It’s time for  Macon to turn pink again!  The Cherry Blossom Festival offers many different events for all ages.   From shopping to concerts to animals, everyone can find something that they will enjoy.

Since this website is all about kids, I am only going to list children’s events; however, if you would like a complete list of activities that are happening, you can click here.

Friday, March 21st (Open 11:00am – 11:00pm)
  • Camel Rides:  11:00am ($7)
  • Petting Zoo:  11:00am (Free)
  • Animal Show:  Road Kill Live with Jason Clark:  Noon, 4:00pm, 7:00pm (Free)
  • Ocmulgee Lantern Light Tours:  7:30 – 9:30pm; Tours every 30 mins.; $5.00 per person
  • Blue Ridge Helicopter Rides ($35)
Saturday, March 22nd (Open 9:30am – 11:00pm)
  • Pink Pancake Breakfast:  7:00 – 10:00 am ($5)
  • Central Georgia’s Strongest Man:  10:00 am (Free)
  • Pink-a-Doodle Children’s Sidewalk Chalk (Third Street Park):  11:00am – 1:00pm (Free)
  • Dixie Disc Dog Championships:  11:00am – 5:00pm (Free)
  • NuWay Hot Dog Eating Contest (ages 6 – 12 & 13+):  11:30am
  • Fort Hawkins Cherry Blossom Open House:  Noon – 4:00pm (Free)
  • Camel Rides:  11:00am ($7)
  • Petting Zoo:  11:00am (Free)
  • Animal Show:  Road Kill Live with Jason Clark:  Noon, 4:00pm, 7:00pm (Free)
  • Blue Ridge Helicopter Rides ($35)
  • Bed Race:  1:00 pm (Free)
  • Macon-Bibb Firefighter Competition:  3:00pm (Free)
  • Ocmulgee Lantern Light Tours:  7:30 – 9:30pm; Tours every 30 mins.; $5.00 per person
Sunday, March 23rd (11:30am – 9:30pm)
  • Dixie Disc Dog Championships:  11:00am – 5:00pm
  • Fort Hawkins Cherry Blossom Open House:  Noon – 4:00pm (Free)
  • Camel Rides:  11:00am ($7)
  • Petting Zoo:  11:00am (Free)
  • Animal Show:  Road Kill Live with Jason Clark:  Noon, 4:00pm, 7:00pm (Free)
  • Blue Ridge Helicopter Rides ($35)
  • Cherry Blossom Parade:  3:00 pm (Free)
  • Ocmulgee Lantern Light Tours:  7:30 – 9:30pm; Tours every 30 mins.; ($5)
Monday, March 24th – Thursday, March 27th (11:00am – 9:00pm)
  • Fort Hawkins Cherry Blossom Open House:  Noon – 4:00pm (Free)
  • Camel Rides:  11:00am ($7)
  • Petting Zoo:  11:00am (Free)
  • Animal Show:  Road Kill Live with Jason Clark:  Noon, 4:00pm, 7:00pm(Free)
  • Blue Ridge Helicopter Rides ($35)
  • Carriage Rides:  11:30am (Free)
  • Free Cherry Blossom Cupcakes:  11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Monday only)
  • Third Street Park Festivities:  11:30 am – 1:30 pm (Free)
Friday, March 28th (11:00am – 11:00pm)
Saturday, March 29th (9:30am – 11:00pm)
  • Pink Pancake Breakfast: 7:00 – 10:00 am ($5)
  • Food Truck Frenzy:  12:00 – 7:00 pm
  • Car Show:  8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Free)
  • Fort Hawkins Cherry Blossom Open House:  Noon – 4:00pm (Free)
  • Camel Rides:  11:00am ($7)
  • Petting Zoo:  11:00am (Free)
  • Animal Show:  Road Kill Live with Jason Clark:  Noon, 4:00pm, 7:00pm (Free)
  • Blue Ridge Helicopter Rides ($35)
  • Ocmulgee Lantern Light Tours:  7:30 – 9:30pm; Tours every 30 mins.; $5.00 per person
  • Kids CherryDazzle: 11:00am – 3:00pm  (Free)
  • All-American Lumberjack Show:  3:00pm ($12)
Sunday, March 30th (11:30am – 6:00pm)
  • Food Truck Frenzy:  11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Free)
  • Fort Hawkins Cherry Blossom Open House:  Noon – 4:00pm (Free)
  • Camel Rides:  11:00am ($7)
  • Petting Zoo:  11:00am (Free)
  • Animal Show:  Road Kill Live with Jason Clark:  Noon, 2:30pm, 5:00pm (Free)
  • Blue Ridge Helicopter Rides ($35)
  • Party on the Green:  5:00 pm (Free); at Wesleyan College
  • Ocmulgee Lantern Light Tours:  7:30 – 9:30pm; Tours every 30 mins.; $5.00 per person
Saturday, April 5th 
Park Specials
  • Monday – Thursday, 12:00 – 10:00pm:  $20 Unlimited Rides
  • Saturday, 9:30 – 11:00am:  Free Rides
  • Sunday, 12:30 – 1:30pm:  Free Rides with current church bulletin
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