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Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival Is This Weekend: March 25 & 26

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

Bring your family and friends 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.

2016 BCBF - friends enjoying the festival - photo by Matt Alexandre“This festival is 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. “It’s a great place for families to bring their children to play, runners to run their first spring race on our scenic course, couples to meet for food and live music, and pet lovers to bring their dogs and stroll with us in the Pet Parade.”

Special features you’ll find at this year’s festival: Arts & Crafts Market with 40 booths of unique treasures; Pet World featuring the Dynamo Dogs Stunt Show, lure chasing and pet-centric vendors; Children’s Village with a rock climbing wall, bouncy house and more; and Musical Performances by some of the today’s hottest bands.

Parking at the festival is free at the following locations with complimentary shuttle service to Blackburn Park: State Farm Operations Center, Montgomery Elementary School, Ashford Green, Marist School, St. Martin’s Episcopal School and the Brookhaven/Oglethorpe MARTA Station. Look for the Blossom Shuttle & Parking signs at each location. For more details click here: http://www.brookcherryfest.org/parking-transportation/.

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, Xfinity, Regency Centers, Perimeter Summit, DeKalb County, Farmers Insurance Hathaway Agency, Primrose School of Brookhaven, Pet Resorts, Bad Ferret Lure Chasing, Universal Tennis Academy, Brookhaven Children’s Dentistry, Seven Oaks Company, Hyatt Regency Perimeter at Villa Christina, Brookleigh Flats Apartments, Bark & Board 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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