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Coronavirus-Related Updates and Travel Resources

The Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau is committed to providing travelers with the most up-to-date information about traveling to the city to ensure the health and safety of visitors. We understand the need for caution and concern. Please find information below about event and festival cancellations along with other Athens updates.

**The ATHENS WELCOME CENTER, following the lead of Georgia's Visitor Information Centers, is closing as of March 13.

Note to Athens Hospitality Partners and Event Organizers:

You have our full support during this unprecedented situation. We are providing industry updates and resources on a separate page for our local hospitality community

Virtual Events & Experiences


Below is a working list of those events, including the date for which they were originally scheduled. Please contact the event organizer before making any plans to attend any events posted on the events calendar, as decisions are being made on short notice. We appreciate your patience and understanding as we work to quickly navigate this evolving situation.

~~Click for full Athens Events Calendar~~


Athens Restaurant Updates:

Most Athens restaurants are OPEN and providing new delivery and to-go options. Some hours of operation are changing. Please visit our restaurant page and contact the restaurant directly; they value and need your business and will be glad to provide you with updates and to serve you.

Flagpole Magazine has compiled updates of restaurants offering delivery and to-go services.

Temporary Restaurant Closures Include:

More Sources for Restaurant Updates:

**As of March 17, Athens-Clarke County has placed restrictions on gathering size at restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues. Restaurants are able to provide to-go and delivery options as mentioned above. 



What You Can Do in the Meanwhile

Athens COVID-19 News