Events & Activities In Athens

Discover Fun Activities & Destinations In and Around Athens!

While you’re staying at the Georgia Center, let us help you find your way through the rich and varied calendar of entertainment and other activities Athens offers it visitors. This guide offers some of the most up-to-date news on arts, and recreation and family activities, as well as high-profile annual events that bring large crowds of locals and out-of-towners to the city.

Music Around Every Corner

  • Upcoming Live Music Performances

    If live music is what you desire, many nights offer several choices of venue. The best single stop for what’s available is Flagpole Magazine’s online Live Music calendar, including links to the venues’ websites.

  • Top Music Shows

    Not sure where to go? Let the experts tell you! For recommendations on the best shows, check the magazine’s Calendar Picks.

Happenings Around Athens

  • Your Guide to Athens

    If it’s a place to eat or drink you’re looking for, consult Flagpole’s Guide to Athens, GA, which offers capsule descriptions of dozens of restaurants, bars, coffee houses and bakeries, and food trucks.

  • Local Activities & Places to See

    The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau also offers its own take on a calendar of local events and activities, with highlights.

UGA Activities & Events

Enjoy Campus While You Stay On Campus!

  • Full Athletics Calendar

    Interested on attending a game or joining in the sports festivities? Check out the full athletics calendar and watch your favorite team in action!

  • Georgia Dawgs

    The official UGA Athletics website gives you full access to our sports teams!

  • All Campus Events

    Explore this comprehensive list of UGA events and don’t miss anything going on around campus!

  • Painted Bulldog Statues

    Explore Athens and enjoy this must-see display of dozens of bulldog statues all around town. Starting with our very own Ellie, The Exploration Dawg, right outside our door, you’ll find one of these uniquely painted statues pretty much everywhere you go.

  • The UGA Community

    The UGA Office of Community Relations builds partnerships between the University and the Athens-Clarke County community, offering a great source of links to arts, events, museums, performances and athletics.

Athens, GA Destinations

Where To Go & What to Do During Your Visit

We have gathered a list of our favorite spots around town and placed them on the map below to help you make the most of your visit to Athens. We we want you to enjoy Athens’s rich history and cultural attractions, rocking music scene, picturesque walking trails, green golf courses, unique shopping, and delectable dining options that make Athens the perfect destination!

To view listings based on different categories, click on the icon on the upper left corner (inside the gray bar on the map below) to show/hide the map legend and view each category. To learn more about a specific destination, click on its map marker to view more information (address, website, phone number, photos, etc.). You can also zoom in and out by using the scroll wheel on your mouse or by clicking on the + and buttons on the bottom left corner of the map.

You Can Always Count On Us

We are excited to help you create new memories by experiencing the richness our area offers. Our Concierge Team is here to assist you in planning all the details of your UGA, Athens adventure. To get a hold of a member of our team, please call 706-548-1311 or use the form below to send us a quick note. You can also visit our contact page for more options.