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Athens Vibes

An Inside Look at Athens, Georgia

 ATHENS INSIDER VIEWS & NEWS

 

 

Insider's Guide to AthFest

Every summer, the heart of Athens, GA, beats a little louder and brighter with AthFest, a free, three-day celebration of the city's dynamic creative scene. This annual festival attracts thousands to historic downtown Athens, where local and regional musicians take to the stage, and visual artists…

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Insider tips for Pride in Athens, GA

Excited about Pride this year? So are we! We caught up with Cameron Jay Harrelson, a past president of Athens Pride & Queer Collective and the parade and festival organizer/director to get you all the details on how to have the best Pride experience possible! What’s your favorite thing about pride…

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Celebrate at These Athens Spring Festivals!

Spring is in full swing! The air is starting to get that touch of spring warmth, the trees are blooming, and there is an abundance of spring festivals in Athens to enjoy. March, April, and May are huge months for the Classic City, with festivals and celebrations being held nearly every weekend. We…

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A Music Lover's Guide to Athens in the Summer

Athens, Georgia, and music wouldn't be what they are without each other's influence. The Classic City played a significant role in the early growth of alternative rock as the home of internationally acclaimed bands like The B-52's, R.E.M and Widespread panic. And the lively music scene is in great…

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Cinco de Mayo in Athens

Athens loves a good party, and Cinco de Mayo is a great excuse to celebrate. You'll find food & drink specials at restaurants around town. Here are Athens Mexican and Latin-Caribbean restaurants to check out for your Cinco de Mayo plans…

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Get Ready for G-Day

Saturdays in Athens aren't just for fall! The Georgia Spring Football G-Day Game is the first taste of Georgia Bulldog football between the hedges, where fans can get a look at the future of the team…

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Tracing the Roots of America's First Garden Club

When vibrant flowers and trees and plants start to wake from their winter nap,the gardens of Athens become bright in full bloom. Did you know? Athens is the home of America's First Garden Club, the Ladies Garden Club of Athens. Let's trace the history and look forward to flower-filled events! Athens is a wonderful place to visit to explore a number of gardens, including the official botanical garden of Georgia. …

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