Central City Park

March 22 – March 31, 2019

The Festival at Central City Park, the heart and hub of the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World, features 10 days of magnificent midway rides, exciting exhibits, spectacular shows, and fantastic food. You’re sure to make lifelong memories when you enjoy $400,000 worth of free entertainment with a $5 admission and children under 10 are free. A revamped nightly concert series will feature regional and national cover bands of all your favorite stars and decades. Guests can enjoy free parking and free shuttle rides provided by the Macon Transit Authority at designated locations. A fireworks finale will close out the Pinkest Party on Earth at the conclusion of the Festival, commemorating our rooted appreciation for our community and our Yoshino Cherry Trees!


Location: 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive Macon, GA 31201.

Need a Map? Scroll down to see parking, where the rides are, shuttle pick-up points, vendors locations and more.

Event Hours:

10:00 am-10:00 pm Every Day


$5/person: Children 10 and under FREE!


Two convenient entrances:
Round Building at Central City Park presented by Express Employment Professionals
Willie Smokie Glover Road

Comfort Station:

Presented by Ingleside Baptist Church

The Comfort Station provides separate areas for diaper changing and for nursing mothers.  Location: Next to Round Building

Heroes Day:

Presented by Planters First Bank, 21st Century Partnership, AARP, Georgia VECTR Center, and the Museum of Aviation

Supported by The Telegraph, 13WMAZ, The Macon-Middle Georgia Black Pages, and Cumulus Monday

Monday 3/25: Heroes Day at the Festival at Central City Park will provide free admission to all active, retired, reserve, and veteran Military, Department Of Defense civilian employees, firefighters, first responders, and law enforcement with ID, as well as their immediate family. They will also receive discounted pay-one-price unlimited midway rides for $10 with ID.

Gate Specials: EVERYDAY! 

Presented by Drew Exposition
Supported by 13WMAZ, The Telegraph, and Cumulus

Friday, March 22: $20-dollar pay-one-price unlimited midway rides, with $5 gate admission.

For both weekends, March 23-24 and March 30-31: $25-dollar pay-one-price unlimited midway rides (*on Saturday, March 23 and 30, must be purchased by 3:00pm) with $5 gate admission.
Monday-Friday, March 25-29: $20-dollar pay-one-price unlimited midway rides, with $5 gate admission.

The pay-one-price unlimited midway rides specials may only be purchased at the midway.

Nightly Concert Series:

Join us each night at the Entertainment Stage presented by Coca-Cola at the Festival at Central City Park. Supported by the Telegraph, Cumulus, The 11th Hour, The Macon-Middle Georgia Black Pages, and 41NBC
Entertainment is included with $5/person park admission.

Park & Walk:

We provide 3 Free Park & Walk locations near Central City Park. Two parking lots are located along Walnut Street (please see the map below for more details). One lot is also located along 7th Street. Please look for directional signage and pink flags noting our Park & Walk locations.

Handicap Parking:

Handicap parking is located inside Central City Park. Please enter the festival at Willie Smokie Glover Drive and turn into the United Building parking lot on your right. You will see signs noting handicap parking spaces inside this parking lot.

Park & Ride:

We provide 2 Free Park & Ride locations with Free shuttle service to and from Central City Park. Please note that the shuttle begins one hour before park open, and ends one hour after park close. Shuttle times are estimated at being every 15-20 minutes. The Park & Ride lots are located at:

  • New Street & Riverside Drive (843 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31201)
  • Macon Centreplex (200 Coliseum Drive, Macon, GA 31217)

No backpacks • No outside food or drink • No pets • No coolers • No video of performances • No flash photography • You are subject to search at any time


Central City Park Presented by:

James H. Drew Exposition


Macon Coca-Cola Bottling Co., , Macon Power, Macon-Bibb, ICB Construction, YKK, Bibb Distributing


We Care Heating and Air, AARP, Ingleside Baptisit Church, Cricket, Central Georgia Technical College, Navicent Health, Planters First Bank, 21st Century Partnership, VECTR, Museum of Aviation Foundation


click here for concert listing click here for central city park exhibits & shows

Central City Park Map