The Classic Center

300 North Thomas Street, Athens, GA
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Capacity: 6,000 people

About The Classic Center

Home to almost 700 events each year, The Classic Center is Northeast Georgia's premier award-winning convention center, performing arts theatre, multipurpose arena, and covered outdoor pavilion. Located in the heart of downtown Athens, Georgia, The Classic Center provides unique meeting space, outstanding special events services, and a wide range of entertainment options, making this unconventional convention center the choice for conferences, weddings, meetings, and special events! With in-house catering services through Levy, audiovisual services through Onsite, and Marketing & Registration services, The Classic Center is a one-stop shop for your event. Home to the UGA Ice Dawgs hockey team, Athens Wine Weekend, and several workforce development programs, The Classic Center is an Athenian experience like no other.

Event Spaces

Athena Ballroom
Cypress Room
Empire Room
Empire Room
Empire Room
Empire Room
Ligotti Room
Ligotti Room
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 6000