Lovers of Macon, Georgia’s Cherry Blossom Festival (next year’s dates: March 16-25, 2012) are treated to an extravagant display of springtime beauty in Macon. More than 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees and dozens of fun and exciting events and attractions await you during this annual springtime festival. Delight in the splendor of hot-air balloons, air shows, colorful parades, historic tours, fireworks displays and amusement rides. Concerts feature top recording artists from a variety of musical genres. There are activities for the whole family, many taking place under a canopy of delicate pink blooms. Stay at the 1842 Inn, a Greek Revival mansion blending the amenities of a grand hotel with the ambience of a country inn. Dining at the Cherry Blossom Festival's International Food Fair features fun and adventure!