At the Country Inn & Suites, Athens, you don’t have to venture far to experience the Athens area’s wide array of theater, music, art and sporting events. Take in a Broadway musical or a concert at The Classic Center Theatre, support local music and art at the family-friendly AthFest, or head to Live Wire Athens for live music and comedy throughout the year. For cycling fans, the AOC Twilight Criterium draws in thousands of cyclists every spring to participate in multiple races with huge cash prizes. Perfect for rainy days, the UGA Special Collections Libraries entice bibliophiles and history lovers to browse through rare books and historical maps. Discover these Athens attractions:
- Athens Orthopedic Clinic (AOC) Twilight Criterium (2 miles)
Featuring cyclists from across the United States and around the world, this thrilling cycling competition passes through downtown Athens every spring.
- AthFest (2.4 miles)
Every summer, Athens celebrates its local music and art with this festival that benefits AthFest Educates.
Phone: +1 (706) 548-1973
- The Classic Center Theatre (2.6 miles)
This 2,000-seat theater and community center hosts touring Broadway musicals, comedy acts and musical performances.
Phone: +1 (706) 357-4444
- Live Wire Athens (2.3 miles)
Live Wire Athens features musical and comedy performances and also serves as a production studio.
Phone: +1 (706) 543-8283
- UGA Special Collections Libraries (2.2 miles)
Examine a fascinating collection of rare books, historical maps, videos and voice transcriptions.
Phone: +1 (706) 542-7123
University of Georgia Sporting Events
Learn more about sporting and other events at UGA.