Archive for 2017

Holiday Highlights in Downtown Athens

The holidays are a special season everywhere, but especially in downtown Athens! Not only do we celebrate with the Parade of Lights and have a wonderful business open house, but families and friends also enjoy shopping and exploring all times of day for the entire season.  This video from our friends at Radar Production highlights the fun and excitement of read more >

Downtown Athens: It’s All Here!

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Family Itinerary: Explore Downtown Athens

Downtown Athens is a safe, family-fun environment where you can explore and experience with your kids. We’ve put together a family-oriented itinerary for each time of the day to give you ideas about how to spend your day playing north of the arch.

ADDA April Board Meeting

The April ADDA board meeting will take place Tuesday, April 18, at the ADDA’s offices, which are located at 250 West Broad Street, in the Gameday building.

Tourism Development Matching Grant Announced

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), the Classic Center, and the Classic Center Foundation have unveiled a new matching grant program dedicated to the development of  new tourism products and experiences that will attract new overnight visitors to Athens-Clarke County.

Applications are due by April 17, 2017.

Application packets are available at the document download link below and at read more >

ADDA March Board Meeting

The March meeting of the ADDA board will take place Tuesday, March 14, at 3:00 p.m., at ADDA’s office, which is located in the Gameday building at 250 West Broad Street. Click here for the agenda.

ADDA’s Proposed Boundary Expansion Map

Click here to see the ADDA’s proposed boundary expansion map.

ADDA Special Called Meeting – Time Change

Please note that this meeting has been moved to 6:30 p.m. on Friday, February 10.

ADDA Special Called Meeting


February 10, 2017

5:00 p.m.

Pursuant to §50-14-1 of the O.C.G.A., notice is hereby given of a special called meeting of the Athens Downtown Development Authority (ADDA) to be held at the ADDA Office, 250 W. Broad Street, Suite 108, Athens, Georgia 30601, on Friday, February 10, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.


Ratification of Revised Charter Boundaries
Executive Session — Personnel read more >

CEP Funds Application and Guidelines



Please note that the deadline for these funds is February 28, 2017. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit applications to, or mail to:

Elise LeQuire


250 West Broad Street, Suite 108

Athens, Georgia 30601

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