As the weather cools and we enter the fall season, take full advantage of Athens rooftop bars. What could possibly be more relaxing than enjoying a cold cocktail at a bar overlooking Downtown Athens? Here is your guide to the rooftop bars you need to try!  

Hybar at the Hyatt Hotel

Address: 412 N. Thomas St Rooftop, Athens, GA 30601
Hours: Sunday: 5 PM–10 PM 
             Monday–Thursday: 5 PM–11 PM
             Friday: 3 PM–12 AM
             Saturday: 12 PM–12 AM

See Athens from a whole new perspective at this rooftop bar atop the Hyatt Hotel in Downtown Athens. Enjoy a stunning view of the city while sipping one of Hybar's signature cocktails. If you time your visit right, you can also catch a beautiful Athens sunset.

Georgia Theatre

Address: 215 N. Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30601
Hours: Sunday–Tuesday: Closed
            Wednesday–Thursday: 3 PM–12 AM
            Friday–Saturday: 12 PM–12 AM

If you're looking for more than just a rooftop bar experience, the Georgia Theatre is your perfect destination! Located right in the heart of Downtown Athens, it's your one-stop shop for live music, picturesque views, and your favorite drinks.

Agua Linda

Address: 1376 Prince Ave, Athens, GA 30606
Hours: Sunday: Closed
            Monday–Thursday: 11 AM–9 PM
            Friday–Saturday: 11 AM–10 PM

Agua Linda's recently renovated restaurant includes an awesome rooftop dining area! Located in Normaltown, Agua Linda is a perfect option for dinner and drinks outside of the busy downtown district. So relax, grab a margarita, and enjoy some delicious Mexican cuisine!

Blue Sky Bar

Address: 247 E. Broad St Suite B, Athens, GA 30601 
Hours: Sunday: Closed
            Monday–Tuesday: 2 PM–12 AM
            Wednesday–Saturday: 2 PM–2 AM
            Bonus: Happy Hour Monday–Friday: 2 PM–7 PM

Blue Sky Bar is the go-to spot for beer lovers who enjoy a rooftop vibe. They have over 50 different beers to choose from, so you're sure to find the perfect one or even discover a new favorite. If you're not in the mood for beer, no worries! Blue Sky also serves fun cocktails and spirits. 

Allgood Lounge

Address: 256 E. Clayton St, Athens, GA 30601 
Hours: Sunday: Closed
             Monday–Thursday: 4 PM–2 AM
             Friday–Saturday: 3 PM–2 AM

Allgood Lounge's rooftop patio is perfect for enjoying the beautiful fall weather and scenery. It's located on the second story and has a Tiki bar with a wide variety of cocktails and drinks. You can also play pool indoors if you want a change of pace. Whether you're indoors or outdoors, Allgood Lounge is a great place to relax and appreciate the fall season!


Address: 364 E. Broad St, Athens, GA 30601
Hours: Sunday–Wednesday: Closed
             Thursday–Saturday: 9 PM–2 AM

Empourium is a must-visit rooftop bar and lounge that is relatively new to the Athens area. It offers a unique experience with its craft frozen cocktails and numerous fun backgrounds and feature walls. If you're in the mood for unique drinks and a vibrant atmosphere, don't hesitate to head over to Empourium – you won't be disappointed!

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