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The Festival is thrilled to announce that we were presented with 12 awards in the prestigious IFEA/Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle Awards competition. an international award ceremony established by the International Festivals & Events Association Awards were won in the following categories for the 2017 Festival, with our community partners credited below: GOLD – Best New Event Gospel Extravaganza, hosted…
In an effort to assist Street Party patrons to enjoy the opening acts and possibly eat dinner before the headliners, the official admission policy has been modified to No Re-Entry after 6 pm. Folding lawn chairs will be permitted into the venue. Food Vendors Available At The Street Party: 1. Jalepeno corn dog concessions- Corn…
Due to the renovations to Central City Park and the new layout for the 2017 Cherry Blossom Festival, organizers limited public parking access and provided guests with three park and walk locations and three park and ride locations with shuttles provided by MTA.  Organizers and officials from Macon-Bibb have evaluated the plan and made several…
How’d they do that? A crew from our Facilities Management Department hit the streets of Macon-Bibb this week to paint the famous cherry blossoms all over downtown! Painting our streets pink from MBTV on Vimeo.
We are excited to announce that Robins Air Force Base will be sending an F-15 flyover by the 339th Flight Test Squadron. That will be for the annual parade this year, which will be on March 26th at 4 p.m. on Cherry and Mulberry Streets.
The Cherry Blossom Festival announces Jaime Kaplan as the 2017 Cherry Blossom Parade Grand Marshal! The Annual Parade is Sunday, March 26, at 4 pm on Cherry and Mulberry Streets. Visit cherryblossom.com for more information or applications to participate. Jaime has been very involved in the Cherry Blossom Festival for years. She has been on the Board…
Don’t miss our annual car painting event this Saturday, Feb 25. from 10-4, at Riverside United Methodist Church featuring artist Arrin Freeman! https://cherryblossom.com/event/cherry-blossom-car-painting/
Sadie Frame – Queen Alexis Austin- Princess 1st Runner Up Sarah Beth Heath – Princess, 2nd Runner Up & Miss Congeniality Nykeria Hill – Miss Congeniality Debbie Malone – Senior Queen Valerie Wynn – Senior Princess Carly Hicks – Little Miss Cherry Blossom Javian Davis – Little Mr. Cherry Blossom For more information on our…
Tickets ON SALE NOW! Gates open: 3:00 pm $20 advanced $25 day of event. Purchase tickets online or day of at gates. Rain or shine event. Featuring…. Mavis Staples Mavis Staples is an alchemist of American music, having continuously crossed genre. Weaving herself into the very fabric of gospel, soul, folk, pop, R&B, blues, rock, and…
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