The Athens Music and Arts Festival is a highly acclaimed event held annually in historic downtown Athens, GA, a town long renowned for its thriving music scene. For the past 15 years, AthFest has used the festival to showcase the best in regionally and nationally recognized Athens-based talent.
AthFest Educates! goal is to share the wealth of Athens’ rich musical and art talent, knowledge, and expertise with students in the Athens area. We wish to educate, inspire, and foster an appreciation of the arts in students at the elementary and middle school levels. AthFest Educates! also works to provide instruments to children and contributes to scholarships for local music and art camps and other programs. (more…)
The AthHalf Half Marathon is a 13.1 mile road race through the scenic and historic streets of Athens that benefits the non-profit organization. The Half Marathon combines our beautiful city’s love of music and art with its vibrantly enthusiastic health community to raise funds and awareness for AthFest, Inc. (more…)
AthFest, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to music and arts education located in Athens, GA. AthFest produces annual events such as the AthFest Music and Arts Festival and the AthHalf Half Marathon as well as the year-round AthFest InSchool and AthFest AfterSchool music education programs.
The goal of AthFest is to educate people about the vibrant local music and arts community as well as music and arts in general. Proceeds from the Athens Music and Arts Festival and the Athens Half-Marathon support year-round educational efforts. (more…)