The JWA | Local Event | “Fall in Love with Athens” Valentine’s Dinner | February 14, 2020 | Hotel Indigo | 6 PM – 9 PM

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New Year’s Eve Celebration at Hotel Indigo Athens!!!

New Year’s Eve Celebration | Rialto Club, Hotel Indigo | Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM | Tickets $25

Bring in the New Year at Hotel Indigo Athens New Year’s Eve Celebration. The event will be held in The Rialto Club.

Doors open at 8 PM and PUMP the band will be performing a variety of music starting at 9 PM.

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2019 Downtown Parade of Lights | Thursday, December 5th | 7:00 PM | Downtown Athens 

Kick off the holiday season in Athens with this special downtown event. This year’s theme is  “Home for the Holidays.” The parade begins on the corner of Hancock Avenue and Pulaski Street and ends in front of City Hall for the traditional tree lighting ceremony, hosted by none other than Santa.  Parade route map is available at

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“Deck the Walls” Holiday Shop | Lyndon House Arts Center | Saturday, November 30, 2019

No admission charge. Give the gift of unique and original art designed and crafted by Athens area artisans. A variety of local artwork is available for purchase including pottery, painting, jewelry and seasonal crafts. More than 70 artists will have items displayed and available for purchase.

Five Points Block Party!

July 28th, 2PM-4PM @ El Barrio in Athens, GA! Join your neighbors and friends for the first annual Five Points Block Party at el Barrio on Sunday, July 28th, from 2-4pm, brought to you by the Five Points Business Association. Five Points restaurants will provide small bites for sampling, Terrapin’s bringing the beer, and we’ll have live music! The cost is $40 per adult and kids 12 and under are free. Proceeds will benefit the school garden at Barrow Elementary, our neighborhood school in Five Points. Tickets are available on Eventbrite:

Family Day: Color, Form, & Light!

July 20th, 10AM-12PM @ Georgia Museum of Art in Athens, GA. Join us to explore the exhibition “Color, Form and Light.” Inspired by the dramatic compositions and bold colors of minimalist works of art, complete gallery activities and create art in the Michael and Mary Erlanger Studio Classroom.


Fireworks in Oconee

4th of July Fireworks

Oconee 4th of July Fireworks in Athens, Ga! The 2019 Oconee 4th of July Fireworks are Presented by Piedmont Athens Regional. Join us at Epps Bridge Centre on Thursday, July 4th and view the Fireworks display. Please note no other activities will be held and parking is NOT permitted in the Hobby Lobby shopping center. Parkway Boulevard will be closed prior to, during and after event for a few hours as a safety precaution.

Athens Farmers Market

Downtown @ Creature Comforts | Wednesdays from 4-7 PM

The Athens Farmers Market Downtown is a fun and rewarding way to, not only grocery shop, but pass through the mid-week slump in style. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during market will get you free tokens to spend at the market!


AthFest Music & Arts Festival

 Downtown Athens, GA | June 21-23

AthFest Music and Arts Festival is a three-day outdoor music festival featuring performances by some of the world renowned Athens music scene’s best bands and musicians.

The festival brings the best local and regional musicians and visual artists together in Downtown Athens. By incorporating multiple events and venues throughout downtown, AthFest is able to reach a broad range of audiences and attracts an eclectic mix of lifestyle interests.

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.