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Downtown Athens Gift Certificates Now Available at the CVB

You can now purchase DABA’s downtown gift certificates at the CVB (located in the Classic Center on North Thomas Street), as well as at the ADDA’s office (located in the Gameday building at 250 West Broad Street). Downtown gift certificates make wonderful birthday, holiday, and teacher’s gifts. Or you could buy some for yourself.

Downtown Athens Fireworks Spectacular

The Downtown Fireworks Spectacular, presented by Blasingame, Burch, Garrard & Ashley, P.D., and Landmark Properties, will kick off on Friday, July 1, at 5:00 p.m. Come on downtown and join us for a children’s festival area, arts & crafts and food vendors, a beer garden at South Kitchen, live music (starting at 6:00), and – […]

Seeking Vendors for Downtown Fireworks Spectacular

On Friday, July 1, Athens Downtown Development Authority will host the Downtown Fireworks Spectacular. ADDA’s planning partner, Atlanta Creative Events, is seeking vendors for this event: food carts and trucks, face-painters, etc., are encouraged to contact Jim Shumake at for more information on participating.   This event will begin at 5:00 p.m. on July […]

June ADDA Board Meeting

The June ADDA Board Meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 14, at 3:00 p.m., in ADDA’s office, which are located at 250 West Broad Street, Suite 108. Approval of Minutes – May 10, 2016 Regular Meeting May 23, 2016 Work Session Public Input – Three-minute limit per person Community Reports *DABA Director’s Report Update […]

ADDA Work Session

  Athens Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors Work Session Monday, May 23, 2016 1:00 pm ADDA Office 250 W. Broad Street Suite 108   AGENDA   Call to Order   Fy17 ADDA Budget Parking Management Fee Receptionist Position   DABA Contract Gift Certificate Program   Parking Enforcement Status   ADDA Boundary Expansion Update from […]

Tree Removal Downtown

Athens-Clarke County Central Services will be removing some trees in the downtown area due to damage and/or disease. A schedule for the removal of these trees is not currently available, but Central Services will post a sign on trees designated for removal several days in advance. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact […]

ADDA’S new office at the gateway to downtown Athens

  Check out our new office space! ADDA moved to The GameDay Building at 250 West Broad Street, near Pulaski, this spring. This is where the public monthly board meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month from 3-5. These meetings are open to the public. Here you can see the new sign installation for […]

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  Spend a time-lapsed day in downtown Athens, Georgia, and see why it’s the place to be. From the Farmers’ Market with gorgeous fresh produce and locally made goods to The Classic Center with its convention space and live shows. With one-of-a-kind boutiques, outdoor cafes, and live music most nights — in clubs and on […]

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