We have some exciting news about The Festival at Central City Park! Check it out.

The Festival at Central City Park, presented by Coca-Cola and Drew Exposition, is the heart and hub of the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World, featuring 10 days of magnificent midway rides, exciting exhibits, and spectacular shows. The hours of the park will be 10 A.M. – 10 P.M. for all 10 days. We are extremely proud to announce that the Festival at Central City Park will feature a daily “pay-one-price” special for unlimited midway rides, which will provide lifelong memories at an affordable price, something that sets the Festival apart in the industry. The prices are as follows: Opening Day, Friday, March 16th, $20-dollar unlimited midway rides, with $5 gate admission. For both weekends, $25 unlimited midway rides (on Saturday, must be purchased by 3 P.M.) with $5 gate admission. An addition we are honored to announce is Heroes Day at the Festival at Central City Park, Monday, March 19th, in which we will let all Active, Retired, Reserve, and Veteran Military, Department of Defense Civilian Employees, Macon-Bibb Firefighters, Bibb County Sherriff’s Office, First Responders, and immediate family admitted in for FREE with ID. There will also be a pay-one-price discount with Military or DOD ID for discounted $10 unlimited midway rides. Monday-Thursday will see $20 unlimited midway rides. Attendees can still enjoy FREE admission from 12-1 during the weekdays with their business card. And Friday, March 23rd will return to $25 pay-one-price for unlimited midway rides, which will also carry into the weekend.

Visitors are sure to make lifelong memories while enjoying $400,000 worth of free entertainment with their $5 gate admission. Children under 10 will continue to receive free entrance. A revamped nightly concert series will feature regional and national cover bands of all your favorite stars and decades. March 16th – Country Night Featuring Zac Brown Tribute Band; March 17th – Pop Night Featuring Michael Jackson Tribute Band; March 18th – Soul Night Featuring Otis Redding Tribute Band; March 19th – Classic Rock Night Featuring Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band; March 20th – 90’S Night Featuring Bon Jovi Tribute Band; March 21st – 80’S Night Featuring Journey Tribute Band; March 22nd – Motown Night Featuring James Brown Tribute Band; March 23rd – Southern Rock Night Featuring Allman Brothers Tribute Band; March 24th– Margaritaville Featuring Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band; March 25th– Grand Finale Featuring The Grapevine Band. Exciting exhibits like the “Kidz Science Safari” that focuses on STEM and remarkable shows, like Peter Hart’s “Spectacular Puppet Show for Children,” the “Nerveless Nocks: Daredevils & Wheels Moto Sport Spectacular, and last, but certainly not least, the Human Cannonball, David Smith, who will shoot himself over rides at the Festival at Central City Park. Attendees can also expect fantastic food. Guests can also enjoy free parking and free shuttle rides provided by the Macon Transit Authority, as well as free park and walk locations, including parking within Central City Park, that will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. A fireworks finale will close out the Pinkest Party on Earth at the conclusion of the Festival, at 10 P.M. on March 25th.

Tickets to other legacy and new Festival events will go on sale February 6th. This year, the Grand Finale Glow at Wesleyan will have a return of tethered hot air balloons glowing on the great lawn, with Macon’s very own Michelle Marshall gracing the stage. The Grand Finale Glow will also feature trick dog show, “Flying Houndz Frizbee.” As aforementioned, the fireworks finale will move to the Festival at Central City Park. #PinkestParty