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Parks + Community Events


Athens has more than 2,000 acres of parks and facilities throughout the community. Athens Leisure Services maintains a list and map of our local parks and facilities.

Community Events

Our community is actively engaged these beloved annual events.

  • Parades

    The July 4th, Halloween and holiday Parade of Lights draw large crowds as they weave through downtown Athens.

  • AthFest

    This music and arts festival has been an annual feature showcasing local Athens musicians, artists, and films for 15 years.

  • Twilight Criterium

    With such a large community of cycling enthusiasts in Athens, it's only fitting that this annual bike race is one of our most popular events.

  • Taste of Athens

    A number of highly-rated restaurants call Athens home. Taste of Athens allows attendees to sample local restaurants, sip on wine and beer tastings, bid on a premier silent auction, and enjoy live music.

  • Athens Pride

    The Boybutante Ball and PRIDE weekend are just a few of Athens' LGBTQ events.