Special Alert

AthFest - Every June!

  • PO Box 327|
  • Athens GA 30603
  • 706-548-1973
  • Region: Downtown

The AthFest Music, Arts & Kids Festival each June (typically the weekend after Fathers Day) is a showcase of the best in Athens and regional music, with over 150 bands performing on three free outdoor stages and in venues around downtown. Additionally, AthFest features a KidsFest, Juried Artisan Market, film events, and much more.

Check out current details of this year's event on our the AthFest event listingon our calendar.

For a great inside look at all the sights, sounds, and musical flavors of AthFest, see this article at The Blue Indian music blog.

AthFest has received numerous awards and accolades, including:

  • Top 10 Summer Music Fests, ranked #4 by Livability.com
  • Top 20 Events, by the Southeast Tourism Society
  • Georgia Governors Tourism award

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