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Category - Festivals & Annual Events

On Sun., June 3 from 2 - 6 p.m, experience 1.8 miles of car-free streets in Downtown Macon. People traffic will replace car traffic, as sections of streets close to cars and open to you! Organized by Bike Walk Macon, Open Streets is a car-free celebration of public space; bringing people together to walk, skate, bike, and play in the streets.

Top Events in Macon, Georgia for 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 8:00 AM

Macon has earned the nickname, “The Festival Capital of Georgia” and for good reasons. This Southern city’s events scene begins to bloom each spring, along with its 350,000 Yoshino cherry trees—it’s the cherry blossom capital of the world — and the fun continues all year long.

Once a year, Macon's landscape turns pink as 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees blossom around the city. To celebrate these gorgeous trees, Macon holds the International Cherry Blossom Festival . Happening March 16 - 25, here are the top events for this year's festival.