Historic Heartland / Athens

The Classic Center

300 N. Thomas St.
Athens, GA 30601

706-208-0900 | 800-918-6393
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The Classic Center Theatre is the "crown jewel" of Downtown Athens. This state-of-the-art, 2,100-seat theater is home to nationally touring Broadway productions, headline entertainers, concerts and the Athens Symphony. More than just a performing arts space, The Classic Center Theatre is home to community events, including church services, meetings and fundraising events.

The Classic Center Theatre has hosted the Secretaries of State, a weekly network television series, and the annual "Dancing with the Athens Stars." The venue has also partnered with the University of Georgia Performing Arts Center for a new Celebrity Evenings Series, which brings well-known, world-class performers to Athens. The Classic Center Theatre also serves the youth of northeast Georgia with two productions of well-loved stories, which are a part of the Children's Series.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 1:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Rates See Website

    Facility Amenities

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Clint Black live in concert - Athens, GA

    Clint Black live in concert - Athens, GA

    09/20/2018 - 09/20/2018

    Join us on September 20 at The Classic Center Theatre for country music star Clint Back live! Black will perform along with his full band. Stephanie Quayle will be the opening support act. The show is sponsored by Bud Light and produced by Six String Southern Productions and Classic Entertainment. Tickets are reserved seating and are on sale now. Ticket prices range from $35-$65, and are available for purchase at ClassicCenter.com, by... read more

  • Athens Wine Weekend

    Athens Wine Weekend

    02/01/2019 - 02/03/2019

    Athens Wine Weekend provides three days of events for both the wine aficionado and those who'd like to learn more alike. This weekend features more than 100 wines from around the world, seminars by wine experts and an amazing Gourmet Dinner with wine pairings for each course. 

    Friday's reception is a sampling of several chefs' cooking artistry, all paired with the perfect wine to arouse the palate. The Saturday afternoon Grand Tasting will showcase hundreds of wines from around the wo... read more