Holiday Events/ Special Events
One thing is certain - we LOVE to celebrate! The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department hosts hundreds of holiday events throughout the year across our various parks and facilities. Some big, some small - all fun!
Browse the options below and find something fun for each festive occasion!
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., major spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement.Link to page
Valentine's Day Events
Celebrate all things LOVE! From punny children's cards to romantic date night ideas to get-togethers with friends, we are sure to help you with this SWEET celebration.Link to page
Celebrate Easter and the beauty of Spring, complete with egg hunts and the Easter Bunny!Link to page
July is National Park and Recreation Month
Every day, in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play.Link to page
Star Spangled Classic
The Star Spangled Classic is an annual family-friendly event in Athens, Georgia, complete with fireworks and other festivities!Link to page
Calling all ghouls for a spooktacular celebration! With events all October long - from pumpkin hunts to costume contests to drive thru boos, ghouls of all ages can join in for candy-filled and hair-raising fun!Link to page
Embrace gratitude and all things turkey this month. From preschool activities to day off school camp, November is fun in Athens!Link to page
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Festivus - we have your winter holidays covered! From visits with Santa and the Grinch, holiday lights and tastes, and gift options, December in Athens is sure to delight elves of all ages!Link to page