Macon is hosting a blooming lovely Cherry Blossom Festival starting at the end of March.
An hour or so away from Atlanta is the enchanting city of Macon. For eight days from the 18th of March, the city’s International Cherry Blossom Festival will return for its annual celebration of spring.
Almost 350,000 Yoshino Cherry Trees bloom around the city every year, and have done since 1982. There will be several events happening throughout the festival to honor this magical time of year. From hot air balloons to an unmissable parade, don’t miss the International Cherry Blossom Festival.
The Yoshino cherry trees turn Macon into a pink paradise, and it’s definitely a Georgian gem that’s worth checking out every spring.
From March the 18th up until the 27th, several events will be taking place all over the city in honor of their gorgeous habitants. Click here to see the full list of events on their website. You can expect anything and everything from a state fair to nightly concerts, dog shows to a food truck frenzy.
There’s a Cherry Blossom Trail that highlights all the neighborhoods in the city with the best displays. The perfect place to stock up on springtime content for the Instagram, before the heat of the summer turns this beloved festival into an anticipated springtime extravaganza.
Make sure you check out the International Cherry Blossom Festival in Macon from March 18-27.
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