The Classic Center

300 North Thomas Street, Athens, GA
Capacity: 2,000 people

About The Classic Center

The Classic Center is northeast Georgia's premier award winning convention center and performing arts theatre. 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, meetings and special events! The Classic Center is under the auspices of The Classic Center Authority (CCA), a political subdivision of the state government, created on March 10, 1988, as enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Georgia. The five-member CCA board of directors is appointed by the Athens-Clarke County Commission.

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: 2000