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  From the beautiful Yoshino cherry blossom trees that decorate Wesleyan College and Downtown Macon to the fun carnival attractions and exhibits at Central City Park and its Food Truck Frenzy, the International Cherry Blossom Festival  has been one of Macon’s landmark events ever since its humble inception in 1982. Crowned the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World— Macon, Georgia kicks off the bright and lovely spring season with this signature event.

Cherry Blossom Coloring Pages

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 10:00 AM by Elliot James

  Macon, Georgia is the Cherry Blossom Capital of the World with over 350,000 Yoshino cherry blossom trees blooming each March. Have fun at home and get creative with the kids (or by yourself!) with these downloadable cherry blossom coloring pages. 

Last updated March 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Due to the escalation of the situation surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) some events and attractions in Macon, Georgia may be cancelled or postponed. Please refer to this list for most up-to-date information regarding our partners and attractions. Information will be updated as it becomes available. 

This article is excerpted from the Explore Georgia website. Follow link to original article and for most up-to-date information. Last updated March 17, 2020, at 10:45 a.m. Explore Georgia's tourism industry partners may use the following as an informational resource and recommended messaging regarding COVID-19 for media and visitors. Please contact Senior Communications Specialist Emily Murray at emurray@georgia.org or at 404-962-4078 with any questions.

Cherry Blossoms and Macon- A Unique History Part 1

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 9:00 AM

THE International CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL 2020 IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE ESCALATION OF THE SITUATION SURROUNDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19).   In the spring time, cherry blossoms bloom around the world. Macon, Georgia is no exception. These pretty petals have been a city staple for quite some time. They are a welcoming sign of spring and fun in Middle Georgia- particularly with events such as the International Cherry Blossom Festival.

Where to See Macon's Cherry Blossom Trees

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 12:00 PM by Valerie Bradley

Spring is almost here, the cherry blossom trees are soon going to bloom and will be seen all around Macon. While you're driving through the city, consider taking the scenic route to view Macon's 350,000 plus Yoshino cherry blossom trees. The trail, which runs from Central City Park to Bass Road, provides the best view of the beautiful blossoms.

THE INTERNATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL 2020 IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE ESCALATION OF THE SITUATION SURROUNDING CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19).   Over 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees, 10-days filled with festive activities, and endless opportunities to snap the perfect shot for your Instagram. The International Cherry Blossom Festival, happening March 27 - April 5, makes for the perfect backdrop for your next post.