Athens GA Fall Festivals and Events
Fall is festival season in Athens, Georgia. Football fans of course head to Athens to watch the UGA Bulldogs play "between the hedges" of Sanford Stadium, but there's more fun to be had and plenty of things to do in Athens in the fall when the Dawgs are away. Athens GA is truly a hot spot for fall festivals and events, taking advantage of wonderful fall Georgia weather, fall festivals, and fall events.
Celebrate Halloween in Athens!
Looking for something different to do this Halloween? From haunted history tours to the Wild Rumpus to Zombie Farms and other spooky events throughout the month, you'll find new Halloween activities to consider your favorites! There are plenty of inventive things to do in Athens for Halloween!
ATHENS: A RECOMMENDED OCTOBER DESTINATION
Travel + Leisure Magazine has recognized Athens as one of the "Top 12 Places to Visit in October." In the world! Yes, you read that right. Travel + Leisure knows how to unearth hidden gems and new experiences, and Athens in October has plenty of both. T + L is particularly fond of the Wild Rumpus, PorchFest, and the Athens Beer Trail, plus the Oconee Rivers Greenway.
Talk about the perfect opportunity to plan a quick Athens getaway!
EXPLORE ATHENS' FALL FESTIVALS & EVENTS
See below for our Athens GA fall festivals & events calendar and suggestions for seizing all the goodness of the season. Discover which festivals and events are right for you and your friends and family!