Layout of the 2017 Athens Grease Festival

Just released! The 2017 Athens Grease Festival Event Map! Please note that the layout is subject to change at anytime. Handicap parking will be on Jefferson Street. Public lots in Downtown Athens can be found by clicking here.   https://www.facebook.com/AthensMainStreet/photos/a.121759352568.101259.108192612568/10155129975522569/?type=3

(WZDX) Celebrate all things grease this weekend in Athens

It's the annual celebration of the spirit of Athens and all things fried. It's also music, art, togas, and contests like the Frozen Turkey Toss. This year's Athens Grease Festival is Saturday, September 30th from 11am-7pm in downtown Athens. The festival…

2017 Athena-Grease Goddess believes you stand tallest when you stoop to help others

This year’s Athena-Grease Goddess points to the message she once saw on a church marquee as a way to explain why her free time is devoted to helping the community. The marquee said, “You stand tallest when you stoop to…

Community-minded duo co-chairing quirky festival that combines togas and Southern fare

Two community-minded women are heading up a Downtown Athens festival that thrives on a play on words and the use of togas. The Athens Grease Festival hosted by Athens Main Street will be Sept. 30 on The Square. The toga…