Festivals & Annual Events in Athens, GA

Every season has a reason to visit Athens!  Check out our annual festivals and events, any time of the year.

  • Athens Gardens are at their loveliest in the SPRING, showcased with garden tours and mega-plant sale Plantapalooza! Expand your horizons at the UGA International Street Festival, showcasing culture from around the globe. Be on hand the last weekend in April for the Twilight Criterium, when pro cyclers circle through the streets of downtown Athens at breakneck speed in one of the most exciting events on the national cycling circuit.
  • When it's hot, we're cool, with live music all SUMMER long, with AthFest and other outdoor music.
  • FALL is not just for football! Athens ushers in the season with harvest and folk festivals, plus a Wild Rumpus Spectacle at Halloween.
  • Celebrate the WINTER HOLIDAYS with ice skating all season, on a huge, NHL-sized indoor rink at The Classic Center. Athens Wine Weekend warms the cooler months.

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