Atlanta Parent March 2019

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CHERRY BLOSSOMS ARE IN BLOOM! Visit one of these three Georgia festivals to get in on the fun: n  Macon Cherry Blossom Festival March 22-31 This festival includes events and activities throughout Macon with more than 350,000 cherry blossoms in bloom as the backdrop. Featured events include the festival parade (March 24, 4-5:30 p.m.) and Central City Park amusement rides, vendors and fair food (March 22-31). Other fun events to attend include the wiener dog race (March 23. 11 a.m.), historical lantern tours (ongoing) March 22-24 and 29-31 and Tunes and Balloons with tethered balloon rides (March 31, 4-8 p.m.) See for event times, locations and prices. n  Conyers Cherry

Blossom Festival at Georgia International Horse Park

Conyers Cherry Blossom Festival

March 23 and 24 Hundreds of arts and crafts booths, children’s activities, musical entertainment and food vendors. Don’t miss Lady Houdini’s daring escapes and magic, join in on the “pink out” by wearing all pink to win a prize or taste food from around the world including Thai, Greek and Japanese cuisine. 1996 Centennial Olympic Pkwy., Conyers. Sat. and Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 770-860-4190. Free; one-day parking, $5; parking both days, $8.

Macon Cherry Blossom Festival

n  Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

in Blackburn Park

March 30 and 31 The festival includes musical performances, a children’s area with inflatables and face painting, a dog show area and more. Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 5K Race is March 23, 7:30 a.m. No parking will be allowed at Blackburn Park or surrounding retail lots. Use the satellite lots and MARTA. Free shuttle service will be provided. 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Rd., Brookhaven. 404-637-0722. Admission, free.

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival


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Spring Fun Guide