Printable Schedules - Macon, Georgia's International Cherry Blossom Festival (2022)

March 18-27, 2022 | Sunday – Friday 12PM – 10PM; Saturday 10AM – 10PM

Rides & Games

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Drew Exposition has been the leading provider of safe, family fun with amusement rides and games since 1949. This family owned is business is the most progressive and favorably known family midway.

DAILY RIDE SPECIALS:
Monday – Friday: $20 Unlimited Amusement Rides
Saturday & Sunday: $25 Unlimited Amusement Rides *must be purchased by 3PM

** CHILDREN UNDER 15 YEARS OF AGE MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER WHILE AT CAROLYN CRAYTON PARK.

March 18-27, 2022 | Sunday – Friday 12PM – 10PM; Saturday 10AM – 10PM

Concessions and Vendors

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

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

March 18-27, 2022 | 1PM, 3:30PM, 6PM Daily

Jurassic KingdomDinosaur Show

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

A live action, interactive dinosaur show!

March 18-27, 2022 | 12:30PM, 3PM, 5:30PM Daily

Mike Fuller the Magician

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

A show full of magic, wonder and illusion!

March 18-27, 2022 | 1:30PM, 2:45PM, 4PM, 5:15PM, 6:30PM, 7:45PM Daily

Big Bee the Transforming Robot Car

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Watch a real car transform into a giant 15-foot action robot!

March 18-27, 2022 | 2:15PM, 4:45PM, 7:15PM Daily

Mighty Mike

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Witness Mighty Mike juggle bowling balls, bend horseshoes and more!

March 18-27, 2022 | 1:45PM, 4:15PM,6:45PM Daily

Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Experience fearless pirateaction, adventures and thrills!

March 18, 2022 | 12PM – 1PM

Opening Ceremony

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

International, state, and local dignitaries celebrate the 40th International Cherry Blossom Festival as they conduct the ribbon-cutting to open the 2022 Cherry Blossom Festival.

March 18, 2022 | 7PM-11PM

Cherry Blossom Ball Featuring Japan

Macon City Auditorium

Enjoy a night of dinner and dancing.Entertainment by Bobby andThe Aristocats.

Reservations required – $100/per person; Black-Tie Attire

March 18, 2022 | 8PM-9:45PM

Rock the 90’s

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

The Official 90’s Rock Tribute takes you back to the glory days of rock – an eclectic buffet of all the best in 90’s alternative radio rock – performed exactly like the original recordings.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 19, 2022 | 11AM-6PM

Dock Dogs Competition

Second Street, Downtown Macon

Have you ever wanted to see a dog fly? Ultimate Air Dogs will host daily diving shows during Dog Days of Downtown.

March 19, 2022 | 11AM-12PM

Wiener Dog Race

Cherry Street & Third Street, Downtown Macon

Dachshund dogs race down Cherry Street for the title of “Fastest Wiener Dog in Middle Georgia”.

March 19, 2022 | 1PM-2PM

Bed Race

Cherry Street & Third Street, Downtown Macon

Cheer on teams as they race their bed down Cherry Street.

March 19, 2022 | 8PM-9:45PM

Walker Hayes

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Walker Hayes recent EP, Country Stuff, includes RIAA certified Platinum smash hit, ‘Fancy Like’ which has topped every country streaming and sales chart since its release. ‘Fancy Like’ has spent numerous weeks as the number one spot on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs and was called “the song of the summer” by The Today Show. The track is now in the top 10 on Billboard’s Hot 100 songs. Propelled by the TikTok dance Hayes made to the song with his teenage daughter, ‘Fancy Like’ has been used over half a million times on the app, racking up over 30 million views and being used in a national Applebee’s campaign.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 20, 2022 | 12PM-5PM

Dock Dogs Competition

Second Street, Downtown Macon

Have you ever wanted to see a dog fly? Ultimate Air Dogs will host daily diving shows during Dog Days of Downtown.

March 20, 2022 | 3PM

40th Cherry Blossom Parade

Downtown Macon

Celebrate the community as participants showcase the best of Central Georgia.

March 20, 2022 | 8PM-9:45PM

The Lotus Band

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

The Lotus Band is a combo that specializes in upbeat, R&B, blues, jazz, neo-soul and inspirational music.The Lotus Band provides that “old school” feel mixed with the soulful sounds of contemporary artists.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 21-25, 2022 | 11:30AM-1PM

3rd Street Park Festivities

Third Street Park, DowntownMacon

Every day is a new way to experience Macon through entertainment, pink doughnuts, cherry ice cream and Coca-Cola!

March 21, 2022 | 12PM-10PM

Heroes Day

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Free admission to all active, retired, reserve and veteran military, Department Of Defense civilian employees, first responders and their immediate family. PLUS, $10 unlimited amusement rides! *ID must be presented

March 21, 2022 | 8PM-9:45PM

The Macon Sound

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

The Macon Sound is “Georgia’s Party Band!” They’re known for their ability to play a wide variety of music, 4-part vocal harmonies, and one funky sax player! Regardless of your musical tastes, The Macon Sound is guaranteed to deliver a performance all audiences can appreciate.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 22, 2022 | 12PM-10PM

$2 Tuesday

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

$2 admission when you donate items at the admission gate to benefit All About Animals. Also enjoy $2 dollar concession specials from vendors located near the Coca-Cola Entertainment Stage.

March 22, 2022 | 8PM-9:45PM

Mia Darj’de & Friends

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Mia Darj’de’s musical background has played a large role in her success as an entertainment consultant and performer today. Today, Mia continues to do artist development and travels around the SouthEast region as a professional singer.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 23, 2022 | 11:30AM-1PM

Founder’s Days Celebration

Third Street Park, Downtown Macon

Join us on Founder’s Day in Third Street Park as we enjoy cake and cupcakes, provided by Felicia’s Cake Factory and celebrate the founders of the Cherry Blossom Festival.

March 23, 2022 | 12PM-10PM

Seniors Day

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Everyone 55+ gets $1 off admission price at the Festival at Carolyn Crayton Park.Enjoy food, rides, shows and much more at a discounted rate!

March 23, 2022 |8PM-9:45PM

A2Z

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

A2Z is Middle Georgia’s #1 Ultimate Party Band that plays a very wide, diverse variety of music that consists of songs from artists like Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Bruno Mars, Whitney Houston, Lizzo, Kool and the Gang, Earth Wind and Fire, Prince, Michael Jackson, Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Doobie Brothers, Guns and Roses, Aerosmith, Jake Owens, Chris Stapleton, Jason Aldean, and many, many more.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 24, 2022 | 12PM-10PM

Thirsty Thursday

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Drink specials for guests 21+, dance party and laser light show.

March 24, 2022 |8PM-9:45PM

AJ the DJ & Laser Light Show

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

AJ, owner of AJ the DJ Entertainment, knows how to get the party started and keep it going. AJ the DJ will create the biggest dance party Central City Park has ever seen.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 25, 2022 | 6PM-9PM

Blossoms at The Big House
The Big House

Experience a part of Macon’s musical culture while dining and imbibing at The Big House.

Reservations required – $75/per person; Cocktail Attire

March 25, 2022 |8PM-9:45PM

Arrested Development

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

Multi-platinum, Grammy Award Winning group, Arrested Development slammed the world of hip-hop with defiant lyrics of hope thirty years ago. Apparently the world was ready for the change as AD became the first ever hip-hop artist to receive the “best new artist” Grammy, and “best rap single” Grammy for their anthemic prayer- like hit song, Tennessee. The song has gone on to be named as one of the 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and in the top 100 Greatest Songs of the 90’s by VH1.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 26, 2022 | 10AM-7PM

Food Truck Frenzy

Third Street, Downtown Macon

Food trucks fromaround theSouth provide Macon with a taste of the food truck mania that’s been sweeping thecountry.

March 26, 2022 | 8PM-9:45PM

Niko Moon

RCA Nashville breakthrough artist, Niko Moon, topped multiple charts with his Platinum-selling debut single, Good Time. The song propelled Moon to No. 1 on Billboard’s Emerging Artists chart and solidified the entertainers reputation as “one of the most genuine and creative artists in country music right now” (THINK Country Music).Moon was born in Tyler, Texas and relocated to Douglasville, GA at a young age. Inspired with a mix of the hip-hop hub Atlanta and the country breeding ground Newnan, Moon’s artful persona is a mix of hooky melodies, shrewd wordplay and edgy, electronic beats.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

March 27, 2022 | 10AM-5PM

Food Truck Frenzy

Third Street, Downtown Macon

Food trucks fromaround theSouth provide Macon with a taste of the food truck mania that’s been sweeping thecountry.

March 27, 2022 | 6PM-8PM *Gates open at 5PM

Tunes & Balloons

Middle Georgia State University

Music by Macon Pops, performing Michael Jackson’s Thriller album, tethered hot air balloon rides ($10 per ride) and a fireworks finale. $5admission; Children 10 &under are free.

March 27, 2022 | 8PM-9:45PM

The Grapevine Band

Carolyn Crayton Park | 115 Willie Smokie Glover Drive, Macon, GA 31201

The Grapevine’s musical heritage was shaped by the member’s early high school and college fraternity party bands, as well as local and national soul, blues, beach, rock and roll bands and musicians from the 1960’s forward. Today, the band offers a broad genre of music that can be tailored to any event.

Concerts are free with admission into Carolyn Crayton Park. Admission is $5 Sunday-Thursday and $10 on Friday’s and Saturday’s. Children 10 and under are free.

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