Welcome to Athens... Situated inside Northeast Georgia’s vast sea of pines, Athens is acclaimed for its southern hospitality, fine dining, and youthful energy. As you explore this charming town, you will no doubt fall in love with its countless shops and boutiques, famed music and arts scene, and greek revival architecture. Packed with an incredible and alluring variety of cultures, Athens is like no other. Athens is known as “The Classic City” for its beautiful historic district, dazzling gardens, thriving music scene, and vibrant collegiate atmosphere. With so much going on in just one city, Athens demands an event facility as dynamic as itself. The Classic Center serves this lively community as a host for hundreds of exciting public and private events each year. Be impressed. Immersed in rich southern culture, The Classic Center proudly serves as Northeast Georgia’s premier venue for performing arts, conferences, and special events. This renowned facility truly has something to offer any event – large or small, personal or professional. From stately ballrooms and a grand theatre to rustic reception spaces and charming banquet halls, you will find everything your event needs at The Classic Center.