Regional festival calendar
Macon Film Festival (MaGa)
MaGa was created to introduce independent films that rarely appear in Macon. The festival screens innovative and imaginative films both mainstream and independent in nature, and brings visiting filmmakers and guests to Middle Georgia. www.maconfilmfestival.com
Held the second weekend in March in Forsyth, this free, family-friendly event features arts and crafts, childrens activities, a 5K and fun run, sports tournaments and
live entertainment. www.forsythiafestival.com.
Cherry Blossom Festival
This is the biggest festival held in Macon. The focus is on the beautiful Yoshino cherry trees planted all over the city. There are exhibits, rides, concerts, a dance, tours, kids activities, food and more. www.cherryblossom.com.
Perry Dogwood Festival
Held in downtown Perry, this festival features arts and crafts, live entertainment, food, Perry Idol, a motorcycle poker ride and more. www.perrydogwoodfestival.com.