Athens Area Weekend Roundup! May 3-5

Get ready for a jam-packed weekend in Athens filled with excitement and adventure! From art-filled Girl Scout fun at the Georgia Museum of Art to the electrifying Surf Fest at Athentic Brewing Company, there’s something for everyone. Dive into the action with NCAA Tennis Regionals hosted by the University of Georgia and tantalize your taste buds at J’s Bottle Shop for a Tequila Tasting. Lace up your sneakers for the Miles for Moms 5k, supporting the fight against cancer, or head to the Spring Harvest Festival for a day of community and springtime joy. We have lots of fun events with all the necessary details to make it a great weekend!

To stay up to date on weekend events in Athens, make sure to check our blog and instagram every Friday for current Weekend Events.

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Girl Scout Day: This Saturday at the Georgia Museum of Art, bring all your girl scouts to do lots of fun crafts and earn their Art & Design badge. This event is free and girl scouts will be able to create their own art pieces and bring back their own kits while supplies last. The event runs 10am – 12pm. Check out the website for more details.

Surf Fest : At Athentic Brewing Company this Friday from 4pm-8pm! Experience an electrifying sunset show with surf rock music from three incredible bands: Frigidaires, Creature Preachers, and The Spectre of Surf. Let the pulsating rhythms and catchy melodies transport you to the sunny shores as we celebrate the vibrant sounds of surf culture. Check out the website for more details.

NCAA Men & Women’s Tennis Regional: Join us as the University of Georgia Tennis team proudly plays host to the 2024 NCAA Men’s and Women’s Regionals from May 3rd to May 5th. Kicking off the action-packed weekend, catch the exhilarating match against Alabama State starting at 1pm on Friday. Stay tuned for updates on ticket availability and pricing. It’s a tennis spectacle you won’t want to miss! Check out the website for more details.

Pinta Tequila Tasting: Swing by J’s Bottle Shop Tasting Room this Friday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and treat yourself to an exploration of tequila like never before. Sample a diverse array of styles crafted by small artisan producers. Tickets start at $15 and promise an evening of refined tastes and discoveries. Check out the website for more details.

Miles for Moms 5k: Join us for the Miles for Moms Run/Walk, hosted by the East Georgia Cancer Coalition at Milledge Avenue Baptist Church on Saturday, May 4th, starting bright and early at 8:00 am. Lace up your sneakers and join the movement in the fight against cancer at this 10th annual event. This outdoor 5K aims to raise awareness for all types of cancer, uniting the community in a shared mission. Registration is $25, and you can sign up at Let’s run together for a cause that matters.

Spring Harvest Festival: Celebrate the arrival of spring at the Spring Harvest Festival, held at Fairview Market in Madison, GA, on Saturday, May 4th, starting at 9:00 am. Now in its 8th year, this beloved festival heralds the beginning of the harvest season with a delightful array of activities. Enjoy live music, partake in lawn games, mingle with furry friends at the petting zoo, and indulge in much more! The festivities run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Best of all, admission is FREE! For more information, visit Join us for a day of community, fun, and the joys of spring!

May Day Celebration: Join us at the West Broad Farmers’ Market on the first Saturday in May from 11am to 2pm for our annual May Day Celebration! Embrace the season’s change with music, festivities, and the traditional maypole dedication in the garden. Explore a variety of goods from local farmers, gardeners, artists, and vendors, perfect for finding Mother’s Day gifts. Plus, thanks to our partnership with Wholesome Wave Georgia, we accept SNAP/EBT and double SNAP/EBT dollars on fresh produce. Don’t miss the Athens Berry Pie Contest for a chance to win prizes!. Check out the website for more details.