This weekend in Athens features Mardi Gras and Valentine's celebrations! From a costume party that benefits a non-profit, to Valentine's activities for all ages, Athens offers it all. Check out this eventful weekend in the Classic City!

Friday, February 12: You don't have to travel to New Orleans for a great Mardi Gras celebration, join us at The Melting Point.

Family Counseling Services of Athens will host the third annual Mardi Gras Athens fundraiser this Friday at The Melting Point. The event will feature a costume party, an authentic cajun meal, a $1,000 cash prize and raffle, a silent auction and door prizes. The king and queen of Mardi Gras Athens will also be announced. Tickets are $25 each and raffle tickets are $10 each.

Saturday, February 13: Celebrate the Morton Theatre Centennial, a year-long celebration of Culture, Heritage and Community.

Sunday, February 14: Treat your sweetheart to a romantic weekend in Athens with these special packages, events and offers just in time for Valentine's Day.

  • It's Valentine's, and Athens is celebrating all weekend! Athens offers great opportunities including overnight accommodations, romantic dinners by candlight and tickets to amazing concerts at the most unique music venues or great UGA sports. See my Valentine's blog post to plan your romantic weekend in Athens.