ATHENS, GA (January 7, 2019) – There will be more to love in Athens, Georgia, in 2019. The community will experience continued expansion in the brewery, dining and hotel segments of the hospitality industry, as well as new entertainment and recreation opportunities. 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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Tuesday, December 18, 2018 3:00 PM by Partner Release
ATHENS, Ga. – Tickets are on sale now for the tenth anniversary of Athens Wine Weekend, scheduled for Friday and Saturday, February 1 and 2, at The Classic Center in downtown Athens.
The event is a
Friday, December 7, 2018 2:00 PM by Partner Release
(ATHENS,GA) - A ribbon cuting ceremony took place Thursday, December 6, 2018 to celebrate reactivating General Time Athens after being vacant for over 17 years. General Time recently turned over the
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:00 PM by Alvieann Chandler
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.
Monday, November 26, 2018 1:00 PM by Alvieann Chandler
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.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 2:00 PM by Partner Release
GULF SHORES, Ala. (Sept. 10, 2018)—This September, ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for those who plan events held within the South, asked readers and Facebook fans to vote for the cities they felt were the best places to enjoy music and to hold a meeting or event.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 1:00 PM by Alvieann Chandler
The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) held its annual meeting Wednesday, October 24, highlighted by the release of the new economic impact figures for Athens-Clarke County and the presentation of the annual Athens Hospitality Awards.
Media Advisory: ANNUAL MEETING
Alvieann Chandler, Communications Specialist
Chuck Jones, Director
Thursday, September 27, 2018 11:00 AM by Partner Release
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.
Georgia Tourism awards funding to 16 tourism projects
Grant program provides financial support for new and expanding tourism projects
ATLANTA, September 11, 2018 – The Georgia Department of