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Macon's International Cherry Blossom Festival,
March 19-April 4, 2015
This city-wide festival fills 10 days with events, concerts, exhibits, arts and crafts, hot air balloons and more against a backdrop of more than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees; the most in the world! For more information, visit www.cherryblossom.com or call (478) 330-7050.
Mulberry Street Arts Festival
March 28-29, 2015
When the cherry trees are blooming and Macon comes alive with the beauty of springtime, it's time for the area's oldest arts & crafts festival. Visit www.middlegeorgiaart.org or call (478) 744-9557.
Spring Spirit Stroll
March 20-29, 2015
Usually only offered in the Fall, this entertaining, one-hour guided tour is now offered in the Spring as well. A cemetery tour like you've never experienced,featuring costumed actors at graveside who bring to life stories of selected individuals buried in historic Riverside Cemetery www.riversidecemeteryconservancy.org.
Tubman Pan African Festival
May 15-17, 2015
This annual occasion centers on the theme of love, peace, unity and hope, with masquerades, Caribbean steel bands, Reggae, African music, dancers, films, children's entertainment and cultural demonstrations. For more information, visit www.tubmanmuseum.com or call (478) 743-8544.
Fired Works: Regional Ceramics Exhibition & Sale,
April 11-19, 2015
This event features more than 4,000 functional and sculptural pieces from 58 Georgia artists along with workshops and other events. For more information, visit www.maconarts.org or call (478) 743-6940.
Spring Stroll of Macon's Houses & Gardens,
May 1-3 2015
Self-guided tours explore enchanting secret gardens and historic homes in Macon's loveliest neighborhoods. Garden market included. Proceeds benefit the National Historic Landmark Hay House. For more information, visit www.hayhouse.org or call (478) 742-8155
Bragg Jam July 25, 2015
The memorial to Macon brothers Braxx and Tate Bragg includes two days of cool concerts featuring local, regional and national acts, arts, children's events, the Ocmulgee Adventure Race and more. Proceeds benefit the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail. For more information, visit www.braggjam.org
Macon Film Festival July 16-19, 2015
Established in 2005, MAGA is rapidly becoming the South's newest hot topic for the film industry with a full week of film and associated activities each February. For more information, visit www.maconfilmfestival.com or https://www.maconflimfestival.com.
Ocmulgee Indian Celebration
Native Americans gather at Ocmulgee National Monument to share their heritage at the 17,000-year-old site. For more information, visit www.nps.gov/ocmu or call (478) 752-8257.