The AthFest Music and Arts Festival takes place in historic downtown Athens, GA, showcasing more than 100 bands on three free outdoors stages and a Club Crawl Friday and Saturday nights spanning 14 Athens music venues. The festival includes an artist market, KidsFest, and food and drink vendors. The annual festival is a fundraiser for AthFest Educates, which supports local music and arts education for youth in the Athens area.
NAMED A TOP 20 EVENT BY THE SOUTHEAST TOURISM SOCIETY, and one of the Top 10 Summer Music Festivals by Livability.com!
Affiliate events start June 20th, including LaughFest and the Flagpole Music Awards.
All performances on the outdoor stages are open to all ages and many are FREE of charge to the public. Indoor performances and Club Crawl Tickets are available for purchase. The festival showcases the best talent in our area, and generates huge awareness for the nonprofit, AthFest Educates, and its mission to provide much needed funding to support music and arts education for youth.