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Athens CVB Holds Inaugural Sports Tourism Meeting

Athens, GA (April 8, 2019) - On Thursday, March 28, at Terrapin Brewery, the Athens CVB brought together local sports and recreational stakeholders to discuss growing sports tourism in the community. Randy DuTeau, vice president of strategy and development of Due North Sports Partners, presented key findings and recommendations from his community assessment on the viability of pursuing and growing the sports tourism market…

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Holiday Events and Happenings in Athens, GA 2018

ATHENS, Georgia (November 27, 2018) --The holiday season in Athens, Georgia, offers many opportunities for endless celebrations. Now is the time to plan a holiday vacation in Georgia. Visitors can enjoy festive heritage events, artist markets for one-of-a-kind gifts, world-class entertainment and holiday productions, and, as always in Athens, live music…

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Athens restaurants recognized by Georgia Trend

ATLANTA, Georgia (November 1, 2018) -- Three Athens restaurants have been recognized by Georgia Trend . Two restaurants were awarded Silver Spoon The National and The Expat, while Maepole was awarded a Silver Milepost.The three restaurants were listed at one of the top ten restaurants in Georgia for the Silver Spoons and Silver Milepost award…

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North Oconee River Greenway Expansion Opens to the Public

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the opening of the expansion of the North Oconee River Greenway connecting Bailey Street and Carriage Lane off Barnett Shoals Road and North Oconee Access Road off College Station Road. This connects to a recently completed Greenway segment that now provides eight miles of uninterrupted Greenway and access to Lexington Road and the Firefly Trail…

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What's New in 2018 for Athens, GA

ATHENS, Ga (January 22, 2018) – Athens, Georgia, expects continued expansion in the brewery, dining and hotel segments of the hospitality industry, as well as new opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation. The city’s mix of preservation and constant renewal allows visitors to revisit favorite spots and experience new restaurants and attractions that keep every visit to Athens exciting…

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