Brookhaven, GA, February 3, 2017 – The Post Reports – Organizers of the 3rd Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival have announced this year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 25 & Sunday, March 26 from 10 am to 6 pm each day in Blackburn Park.
“This festival has been a wonderful way to bring our community together and show visitors what’s so special about Brookhaven,” said Festival Chair and Founder Rebecca Chase Williams. “I’m happy to announce that last year’s event attracted more than 15,000 attendees. It’s a great place for families to bring their children to play, residents to host out-of-town guests, couples to meet for a drink and BBQ, and pet lovers to bring their dogs and stroll with us in the Pet Parade.”
Some of the special features you’ll find at this year’s festival:
- Arts & Crafts Market
- Food Trucks & Vendors
- Pet World
- Children’s Village
- Classic Car Show
- Musical Performances
- Stunt Dog Show
- 5K Run and 1K Walk on March 25 at 7 am
- Pet Parade and Costume Contest on March 26 at 2 pm
In 2014, the City of Brookhaven planted 240 Yoshino and Kwanzan Cherry Trees in Blackburn Park. The official tree of Brookhaven, the Cherry Tree is a symbol of peace and goodwill. Blackburn Park is a beautiful 49-acre multi-use green space conveniently located off the Ashford-Dunwoody Exit on I-285 at 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Brookhaven, GA 30319.
The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural organization, sponsored by the City of Brookhaven and produced by The NUN Group. Additional sponsors include Discover DeKalb, Primrose Schools, Universal Tennis Academy and Brookhaven Children’s Dentistry.
Follow @brookcherryfest on social media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram and use hashtag #blossom17. For event schedule, run registration, parking and transportation information, as well as festival updates visit their web site: www.brookcherryfest.org