Experience Downtown Athens,Georgia
Its legendary music scene with live venues from intimate acoustic to indie to dance halls.
Athens is the ultimate college town where campus and downtown meet
with historic architecture and canopied walks.
Dine outdoors or on a rooftop. Downtown is a foodie haven.
With storied storefronts and quirky shops, sidewalk cafes and lively gatherings,
you’ll find it all here downtown.
Downtown Athens is an active Classic Main Street program member. The Georgia Main Street Program has been an active contributor to the revitalization success of Georgia’s historic commercial districts since 1980. All Classic Main Street Programs are designated by the state of Georgia and nationally accredited by the National Main Street Center annually. As part of the annual accreditation process all Classic Main Street communities are required to meet the 10 standards for accreditation. These standards place an emphasis on historic preservation education as well as economic development lending itself to an active and vibrant downtown.