Seasonal Picks for Athens, GA Attractions

Plan the Perfect Date Night in Athens

Aug 05, 2019

Artsy and effortlessly cool, Athens is full of unique history and local businesses going against the grain.

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Dive Into Summer Fun at Sandy Creek

Jul 01, 2019

Thanks to plenty of sunny days and beautiful parks, Athens makes it easy and fun to get outside in the summer. 

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Join the Artsy Fun at AthFest

Jun 03, 2019

It’s time to get artsy. This month welcomes back an Athens favorite, the annual AthFest Music & Arts Festival!

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Admire the Galleries at the Georgia Museum of Art

May 06, 2019

Make time for art-admiring at the Georgia Museum of Art, right here in Athens.

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Explore Our Local Breweries During Athens Craft Beer Week

Apr 01, 2019

Come one, come all to Athens Craft Beer Week—going on now through April 7!

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day the Athens Way With Live Music

Mar 04, 2019

It’s that time of year again—St. Patricks Day! But would it really be an Athens-style celebration without some incredible music?

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Spend Valentine's Day Exploring the City

Feb 04, 2019

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! This month, make your holiday extra special by showing your boo all that Athens has to offer.

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Honor the Life of MLK With the Athens Parade and Festival

Jan 07, 2019

January brings a chance to honor the life and legacy of a true American hero, Martin Luther King Jr. During your visit, on January 21, join Athens in celebrating MLK Day with the city’s annual parade and music fest

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March Into the Holiday Season at the Downtown Parade of Lights

Dec 03, 2018

As the weather gets cooler, the celebrations heat up. During the month of December, Athens comes to life with many holiday-themed events and activities for you and your whole crew.

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Stop by an Athens Landmark

Nov 05, 2018

Your visit to Athens won’t be complete without a stop at one of the most historic, popular spots in town. The UGA Arch is a must-see, whether you’re just dropping by or a frequent visitor.

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Get Into the Halloween Spirit at the Wild Rumpus

Oct 01, 2018

Take a trip to a real-life “Neverland” right here in Athens. The Wild Rumpus Halloween Parade is back October 26 and 27.

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Celebrate and Support at Athens Pride Week

Sep 03, 2018

Athens, we’re feeling extra prideful this week! Athens Pride Week returns September 3-9, with colorful events and activities to show your support and express yourself with Athens’ LGBTQ+ community.

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Discover the Next Big Thing in Music at Athens Popfest

Aug 06, 2018

In Athens, you are always just a few short steps away from some great music. This month, look no further than the Athens Popfest.

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Get In Touch With Nature at the State Botanical Garden

Jul 02, 2018

Need some recovery time from Fourth of July festivities? We get it. While Athens serves up quite a party for the summer holiday, the city also offers bountiful options to get outside and reconnect with nature.

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Support the Arts at the 3-Day AthFest Music and Arts Festival

Jun 04, 2018

If there’s anything that we want you to take away after your trip to Athens, it’s our passion and love for the arts. And this month, we’re taking to the streets and venues of downtown for the AthFest Music & Arts Festival June 22 – 24, 2018.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Bulldog Graduates

May 01, 2018

With over 35,000 students on campus, the Bulldog spirit is always strong in Athens. And since UGA pride is so deeply woven into the heart of Athens, we’d be remiss not to congratulate the class of bright Bulldogs at this spring’s commencement.

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Celebrating 20 Years of the International Street Fair

Apr 02, 2018

This popular event is spearheaded by UGA international student organizations to provide Athens with an immersive opportunity to explore other cultures. Take in vibrant displays, traditional costumes, dances, and music while collecting “passport” stamps from visiting all of the countries participating.

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Shopping in Downtown Athens

Mar 05, 2018

We may boast an unbeatable music scene, but our collection of local clothing stores offer up some truly amazing finds for those with a shopping bug. From boutiques flaunting the latest fashion trends to hidden gems found at antique shops, you’ll be able to find it in Downtown Athens.

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A Weekend of Wine Tastings

Feb 01, 2018

Calling all wine lovers! Enjoy a weekend of tastings February 2-4, 2018 at the 9th annual Athens Wine Weekend at the Classic Center.

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Uncovering the Music Scene in the Classic City

Jan 01, 2018

With a musical history dating back to the Civil War era, it’s no wonder that Athens remains one of the top cities to listen to live music.

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