Central City Park

March 22 – March 31, 2019

FUN IN THE PARK:

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.  The Festival at Central City Park features 10-days of magnificent midway rides, exciting exhibits, spectacular shows, incredible headliners and fantastic food. You’re sure to make lifelong memories when you enjoy $400,000 worth of free entertainment with a $5 admission. Children under 10 are FREE!

EVENT HOURS:

March 22-31 : 10:00 am-10:00 pm

 

ADMISSION:

Two convenient entrances:

Round Building at Central City Park presented by Cricket

Willie Smokie Glover Road

$5/person; Children 10 and under FREE!

COMFORT STATION:

Presented by Ingleside Baptist Church

The Comfort Station provides separate areas for diaper changing, a quiet space for young children, and for nursing mothers.

Location: Next to Round Building

CONCESSIONS & VENDORS:

March 22-31 

Central City Park

Come enjoy your favorite festival food such as corn dogs, gyros, cotton candy, funnel cakes, kettle corn and much more! Also onsite are caricature artists, henna tattooists and face painters.

ROUND BUILDING AT CENTRAL CITY PARK:

Presented by Cricket Wireless

March 22-31

10:00 am – 10:00 pm

Central City Park

Yoshino Cherry Tree Sale

Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission returns to Central City Park’s Round Building to sell the official Yoshino cherry trees. The cost of a tree is $10.00. For more information, contact Pam Carswell at 478-330-7054.

Cherry Blossom Gift Shop

Visit our Gift Shop in the Round Building for all your Cherry Blossom Festival souvenirs. For more information and or to shop the online store, visit cherryblossom.com/gift-shop.

Featured Nation Displays 

Enjoy displays by some of the 2019 Featured Nations.

Think Pink Art Contest Display 

Winners’ artwork from the Think Pink Art Contest for grades K, 1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, and 11-12, will be displayed in the Round Building at Central City Park. The theme for the contest this year is ”Macon’s Blooming Pink!” There are first, second, and third place awards for each grade level category as well as a “Best in Show” award.

 

WAYS TO SAVE!

Heroes Day: Monday, March 25

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

Media Partners: 13 WMAZ, 41 NBC, ABC 16 FOX 24 WGXA, Cumulus, Macon Magazine, The Telegraph, and Que Pasa.

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.

 

AMUSEMENT SPECIALS: EVERY DAY!

Presented by Drew Exposition

Media Partners: 13 WMAZ, Cumulus, and The Telegraph.

Friday, March 22: $20 pay-one-price, unlimited midway rides, with $5 gate admission;Children 10 and under receive free gate admission.

For both weekends, March 23-24 and March 30-31: $25 pay-one-price, unlimited midway rides (*On Saturday, March 23 and 30, must be purchased by 3:00 pm), with $5 gate admission; Children 10 and under receive free gate admission.

Monday-Friday, March 25-29: $20 pay-one-price, unlimited midway rides, with $5 gate admission; Children 10 and under receive free gate admission.

Monday 3/25: All Active, Retired, Reserve, and Veteran Military, Department Of Defense Civilian Employees and immediate family, Firefighters, and Law Enforcement receive discounted, unlimited rides for $10 with ID.

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

 

NIGHTLY CONCERT SERIES:

Presented by Drew Exposition and Yuengling on the Coca-Cola Stage

Media Partners: 41 NBC

Nightly from March 21-31

Join us each night at the Coca-Cola Entertainment Stage for our nightly headliner series. The line up will be shown in the following pages. For more information, visit https://cherryblossom.com/central-city-park/central-city-park-nightly-concerts/. Entertainment is included with $5/person park admission.

 

Parking:

On a first-come, first serve, limited basis, there are 2 free parking lots within Central City Park– United Building parking lot and Luther Williams Field parking lot. We also provide 3 Free Park & Walk locations near Central City Park. Two parking lots are located along Walnut Street. One lot is also located along 7th Street. Please look for directional signage and pink flags noting our Free Park & Walk locations. We also offer overflow parking at an additional Free Park & Walk Location on New Street and Riverside Drive (843 Riverside Drive, Macon, GA 31210).

 

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.

Visit cherryblossom.com for parking locations. Parking is FREE EVERY DAY!

 

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

Sponsors:

Central City Park Presented by:

James H. Drew Exposition

 

 

Presenting:

Macon Coca-Cola Bottling Co., , Macon Power, Macon-Bibb, ICB Construction, YKK, Yuengling, Georgia Lottery, Lowe Toyota of Warner Robins, VECTR, Central Georgia Technical College, Homewood Suites, Microtel Macon

   

  

Supporting:

AARP, Ingleside Baptist Church, Cricket,  Navicent Health, Planters First Bank, 21st Century Partnership, Museum of Aviation Foundation, Infinity Network Solutions, Apparel Authority

    

         

Media Sponsors:

13 WMAZ, Que Pasa, WGXA, WMGT, Macon Magazine, Cumulus, The Macon Telegraph

Official Towing Company:

 

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Central City Park Map