Come to Athens this weekend to celebrate Memorial Day weekend! Enjoy the weekend in Athens watching the NCAA Tennis Championships, listening to the The Original Splitz Band at Buffalo's Cafe, creating family arts and crafts at the Athens-Clarke County Library, dancing and listening to music at The Melting Point, running with the dawgs in the 11th annual 5k, and celebrating memorial day with family festivities at Memorial Park. 

For even more ideas, check out our complete Athens events calendar

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NCAA Tennis Championships

UGA Men's and Women's Tennis: NCAA Championships
Wednesday - Monday

Come support your Bulldawgs as they host the NCAA Championships!

Dan Magill Tennis Complex
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The Original Splitz BandThe Original Splitz Band

Friday 8 p.m.

Dine and dance to your favorite Motown and R&B hits with The Original Spiltz Band and Buffalo's Cafe.

Buffalo's Cafe
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Family Fun & Art Day

Family Fun & Art Day
Saturday 10 a.m. - 12 noon

Join friends and kick off the summer reading program and celebrate the new public art with fun for the whole family! Sam's Path Petting Zoo will be there, as well as crafts and more! Ribbon cutting for public art at 11:00 a.m.; puppet show with Peter Hart of Atlanta Puppet at noon.

Athens-Clarke County Library and Heritage Room
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Memorial Day Celebration

 

Memorial Day Celebration: Saint Francis, Betsy Frank, Danny Hutchins of Bloodkin

Saturday 4 p.m.

Join friends and family for The Melting Point's 1st annual Memorial Day celebration
on Sat., May 24th. Doors open at 4pm for this ALL AGES event. They'll have facepainting,
BBQ cookout concessions + more!

The Melting Point
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Running With the Dawgs 5k

 

Running With the Dawgs 5k, 11th Annual
Monday 8 a.m.

Come celebrate Memorial Day in Athens, GA with the 11th Annual Running with the  DAWGS 5K. The start/finish is located at The Classic Center, 300 N Thomas St, Athens, GA 30601. Proceeds from the race will benefit Nuci's Space.

The Classic Center
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Celebrating Memorial Day in Memorial Park

Memorial Day in Memorial Park
Monday Noon - 3 p.m.

Activities for the day include face painting, games, inflatables, music, and more. The event is open to the public and is free of charge. Concessions will be available for purchase.

Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Wildlife Trail
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