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Have A Blooming Good Time at the 3rd Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

Spring Event Features Pet Parade, Artist Market, Classic Car Show & Musical Performances!

dog-costume-contest-daybookBring your family, friends, and Fido for a fabulous weekend of fun when the 3rd Annual Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival returns to beautiful Blackburn Park. The festival will take place on Saturday, March 25 & Sunday, March 26 from 10 am to 6 pm each day. Admission is FREE.

“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.”

Here are some of the special features you’ll find at this year’s festival:

  • Arts & Crafts Market
  • Food Trucks & Vendors
  • Pet World
  • Children’s Village
  • Musical Performances
  • Stunt Dog Show
  • Classic Car Show on March 25 from 11 am to 4 pm
  • 5K Run and 1K Walk on March 25 at 7 am
  • Pet Parade and Costume Contest on March 26 at 2 pm

cherry-blossoms-in-blackburn-park-photo-by-rebecca-chase-williams-on-3-24-16In 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, Regency Centers, Farmers Insurance Hathaway Agency, Primrose School of Brookhaven, Pet Resorts, Bad Ferret Lure Chasing, Universal Tennis Academy, Brookhaven Children’s Dentistry, Seven Oaks Company, Perimeter Summit, Hyatt Regency Perimeter at Villa Christina, Brookleigh Flats Apartments and Big Peach Running Co.  Media Partners are Brookhaven Reporter, Dunwoody Crier and The Brookhaven Post.

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.

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MEDIA Contact: Karen Hatchett – karen@hatchettpr.com

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