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While many city tourists and locals visit places to admire the big city or the beautiful parks, the festivals in America are a big part of what makes the country grand and the event worth attending. Each city brings its own cultural and historical heritage that are celebrated through various festivals and events. Some cities have similar types of festivals or events, and others have unique annual celebrations.

See how many festivals you can fit on your itinerary! These celebrations are going to give you memories of a lifetime as they reflect the art, culture, heritage and the music of each city in the most exciting way. Show up and have fun with your friends, make memories and celebrate the love of food, wine, music, art, history, culture, traditions, and more at these gatherings.
Bragg Jam
Bragg Jam

(478) 216-8708

540 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Macon, GA 31201   Directions Website

Fans of live music always make plans to be a part of the annual Bragg Jam held every last weekend in July. This is a memorial event to Macon brothers Braxx and Tate Bragg and the festival extends over two days that are packed with some incredible live music. These cool concerts feature some of the best local, regional and national acts. In addition to the live music, Bragg Jam attendees will enjoy children's events, arts and crafts, and the highly popular Ocmulgee Adventure Race. Proceeds from this event go to aid the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail.

International Cherry Blossom Festival
International Cherry Blossom Festival

(478) 330-7050

Macon, GA 31201

A great time brightly booms every year at Macon's International Cherry Blossom Festival, held every March. This is a city-wide celebration that lasts 10 days and brings together several popular activities for the whole family to enjoy. There are arts and crafts, hot air balloons, live music, special exhibits and lots more. And, fittingly, it all happens against the backdrop of more 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees!

Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration
Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration

(478) 752-8257

1207 Emery Hwy
Macon, GA 31217   Directions Website

The fact that Native Americans were here before America became America says plenty about their historical significance. Their contribution, culture and stories are all rightfully celebrated at the Ocmulgee Indigenous Celebration held every September. Music, arts, crafts, booths and games are all part of this very entertaining and educational festival. There is much to learn and experience as the gathering is held at the 12,000-year old Ocmulgee National Monument.

The Nutcracker
The Nutcracker

(478) 259-7881

Macon, GA

The arrival of Christmas brings with it many traditions. Trimming the tree, singing carols, buying presents and attending parties are all part of the fun. But another longstanding tradition at the end of the year is to attend the performance of The Nutcracker. This breathtaking presentation combines Tchaikovsky's magical score with stunning scenery and a graceful ballet. Make sure to get your tickets early, as this performance regularly sells out.

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