Upcoming Events
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    Winter 2022 - 2023

    Your favorite, Athens on Ice Public Ice Skating returns to Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center Friday, November 25th. Celebrate the season by sharing quality time with loved ones at this classic holiday activity. Read on...
  2. Zach Williams Christmas I don&#39t want Christmas to End Tour

    December 1, 2022

    Join Zach Williams and special guest, Ben Fuller, on the I Don't Want Christmas to End Tour! Hear Zach's Christmas album in its entirety, along with some fan favorites from his recent albums, live at The Classic Center Theatre Thursday, December 1st. Additional Info...
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    December 1, 2022

    Get ready to cheer on the UGA Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face-off against the Kennesaw State Owls! Read on...
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    December 2, 2022

    Get ready to cheer on the UGA Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face-off against the Clemson Tigers! Read on...
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    December 4, 2022

    Get ready to cheer on the UGA Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face-off against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers! Read on...
  6. Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

    December 6, 2022

    Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. Additional Info...
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    December 10, 2022

    Celebrate the holidays, and enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Read on...
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    December 10-11, 2022

    Join this Athens tradition featuring the Athens Symphony Chorus and Seth Hendershot narrating "Twas the Night Before Christmas." Hear Christmas songs you know and love like "O Tannenbaum," "Sleigh Ride," "Winter Wonderland," and more. Read on...
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    December 12, 2022

    There’s no place like home for the holidays, and Sun Records is just that for rock ‘n’ roll newcomers and soon to be legends – Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. Read on...
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    December 15, 2022

    Classic Entertainment is thrilled to announce the return of John Berry for his 26th Annual Christmas Tour! Join us for John Berry Christmas live at The Classic Center Theatre Thursday, December 15th at 7:00 p.m. Read on...
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    December 22-23, 2022

    Join us for the beloved holiday fairytale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice! Read on...
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    January 10, 2022

    The B-52s are ending their final tour of the cosmos where it all began, in Athens! Read on...
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    February 3-5, 2022

    The Classic Center is excited to welcome back Athens Wine Weekend! This weekend of exquisite taste supports The Classic Center Cultural Foundation’s mission of providing over $60,000 in grants and scholarships to students throughout the region. Read on...
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    March 27, 2023

    Legally Blonde – The Musical! follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be BOTH legally blonde AND the smartest person in the room. Read on...
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    March 31, 2023

    The Classic Center is excited to welcome comedian Joe Gatto this spring! Joe Gatto, a well-known comedian, actor, and producer, is best known for the hit TV shows “Impractical Jokers” and “The Misery Index.” Read on...
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    April 7, 2023

    Everyone's favorite game show is on its way to you, along with the chance to win a share of the more than $12 million in cash and fabulous prizes given away! Read on...
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    April 11, 2023

    Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Read on...
  18. The Old Friends Acoustic Tour Starring Ben Rector

    April 14, 2022

    Indie superstar Ben Rector brings The Old Friends Acoustic Tour — an intimate, acoustic performance to The Classic Center Theatre stage. Additional Info...
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    April 21, 2023

    John Crist is one of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media, and sold-out shows from coast to coast. Tickets will be available on Monday, November 14 at 10:00 a.m. Read on...
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    April 21-23, 2023

    Jurassic Quest is roaring into The Classic Center, April 21-23, 2023! Jurassic Quest is the world’s largest, most popular dino event with unique and exciting experiences for the whole family. Read on...
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    May 1, 2023

    After 25 years, Chicago is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one show-stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. Read on...
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    May 17, 2023

    The Classic Center is thrilled to welcome Rock and Roll Hall of Fame star Bonnie Raitt. She will be joined onstage with singer-songwriter Maia Sharp. Read on...
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    June 23, 2023

    Jerry Seinfeld at The Classic Center Theatre has been rescheduled for Friday, June 23, 2023. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. Read on...
Zach Williams Christmas I don't want Christmas to End Tour

Zach Williams

December 1, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Join Zach Williams and special guest, Ben Fuller, on the I Don't Want Christmas to End Tour! Hear Zach's Christmas album in its entirety, along with some fan favorites from his recent albums.  

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UGA Hockey vs. Kennesaw State

December 1, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

Get ready to cheer on the UGA Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face-off against the Kennesaw State Owls!

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UGA Hockey vs. Clemson University

December 2, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

Get ready to cheer on the UGA Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face-off against the Clemson Tigers!

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UGA Hockey vs. Coastal Carolina University

December 4, 2022 | 5:00 p.m.
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

Get ready to cheer on the UGA Ice Dawgs as they hit the ice and face-off against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers!

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Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

December 6, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus(violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band’s Give Thanks Tour employs playful story telling, whimsical string melodies, and hard-hitting beats to highlight the unifying pillars of the holiday season: Giving back to others and being wholeheartedly thankful. Fans can expect to dance along to hits from the band’s Grammy Nominated Take the Stairs album as well as holiday favorites from their Give Thanks album.

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Breakfast with Santa

December 10, 2022 | 8:30 a.m.
The Classic Center Atrium

Celebrate the holidays, and enjoy a delicious breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

Little ones will have the chance to sit and tell Santa their Christmas wishes, create holiday crafts, participate in a coloring contest, and spread Christmas cheer during this morning of fun. A professional photographer will capture family memories, and Buddy the Elf will visit with families. Children one and under do not require a ticket to participate.

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Athens Symphony Christmas Concert

December 10, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.
December 11, 2022 | 3:00 p.m. 
The Classic Center Theatre

Join this Athens tradition featuring the Athens Symphony Chorus and Seth Hendershot narrating "Twas the Night Before Christmas." Hear Christmas songs you know and love like "O Tannenbaum," "Sleigh Ride," "Winter Wonderland," and more. 

Complimentary tickets will be available on Monday, November 28 at 10:00 a.m.

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Million Dollar Quartet Christmas

December 12, 2022 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

There’s no place like home for the holidays, and Sun Records is just that for rock ‘n’ roll newcomers and soon to be legends – Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley. Journey through a story of Christmas past, present, and future, jam packed with unforgettable performances of classic holiday hits. 

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John Berry Christmas Tour

December 15, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Ring in the holiday season with classic Christmas favorites and new music, as well as his hit songs during the 26th year of this tour in Athens!

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The Nutcracker

December 22, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.

December 23, 2022 | 2:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre


Join us for the beloved holiday fairytale that follows a young girl's journey through a fantasy world of fairies, princes, toy soldiers - and an army of mice! Set to Tchaikovsky's beloved score, you'll hear holiday favorites like "Waltz of the Flowers," "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Waltz of the Snowflakes," and more!

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POSTPONED: The B-52s Farewell Tour

January 10, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

The B-52s are ending their final tour of the cosmos where it all began, in Athens! The world's greatest party band is throwing one last party in their hometown in a surprise addition to their Farewell Tour. 100% of proceeds from the event will go toward local Athens charities. 

Note: Due to illness the B-52s Farewell Tour performance previously scheduled for this Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at The Classic Center Theatre has been postponed and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 10, 2023. 

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Athens Wine Weekend

February 3-5, 2023 
The Classic Center 

The Classic Center is excited to welcome back Athens Wine Weekend! The proceeds from Athens Wine Weekend support the Cultural Foundation’s mission of providing over $60,000 in grants and annual hospitality education, performing, and visual arts scholarships. Kick off the weekend by sampling wine and local cooking artistry at Amuse-Bouche. Sip and sample wines from around the world at Grand Tasting. Take your culinary experience to new heights at Gourmet Dinner, and round out your weekend with specialty mimosas at Sparkling Wine Brunch.

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Legally Blonde - The Musical!

March 27, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Based on the beloved movie, Legally Blonde – The Musical! follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery, and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be BOTH legally blonde AND the smartest person in the room.   This contemporary, sassy musical moves at a breakneck pace driven by memorable songs and explosive dances. This production warms the heart by proving that self-discovery never goes out of style!

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Joe Gatto

March 31, 2023 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Joe Gatto, a well-known comedian, actor, and producer, is best known for the hit TV shows “Impractical Jokers” and “The Misery Index.” He is one of the founding members of The Tenderloins Comedy Troupe who have toured with a live comedy show to sold-out crowds across the world, including legendary arenas such as Madison Square Garden in New York and the O2 Arena in London.

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The Price is Right Live

April 7, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Everyone's favorite game show is on its way to the Classic Center Theatre, along with the chance to win a share of the more than $12 million in cash and fabulous prizes!

Alongside our Celebrity Host, randomly selected contestants play everyone's favorite games like Plinko™, Cliffhangers™, The Big Wheel™, and the fabulous Showcase. Lucky audience members can even win prizes right from their seats.

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Shen Yun

April 11, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Shen Yun invites you to travel back to the magical world of ancient China. Experience a lost culture through the incredible art of classical Chinese dance, and see legends come to life. Shen Yun makes this possible by pushing the boundaries of the performing arts, with a unique blend of stunning costuming, high-tech backdrops, and an orchestra like no other.

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The Old Friends Acoustic Tour Starring Ben Rector

The Old Friends Acoustic Tour
Starring Ben Rector

April 14, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Indie superstar Ben Rector brings The Old Friends Acoustic Tour — an intimate, acoustic performance to The Classic Center Theatre stage.

The performance will feature Jordy Searcy and Stephen Day, who will perform individually as opening acts and together with Rector during the main event. Searcy has also collaborated with Rector as a co-writer on tracks such as the 2021 hit single “It Would Be You” and Rector’s most recent release, “Wonderful World.” 

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John Crist

April 21, 2023 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

John Crist is one of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media, and sold-out shows from coast to coast making Pollstar’s Top 100 Global Tours list in 2019 with over 197,000 tickets sold.

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Jurassic Quest

April 21, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
April 22, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
April 23, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Grand Hall


Jurassic Quest is the world’s largest, most popular dino event, with unique and exciting experiences for the whole family. See our herd of life-size animatronic dinosaurs, including Apatosaurus, Spinosaurus, T-Rex, and an incredible 50-foot-long Megalodon. Meet our trainers and baby dinos and watch a live interactive Raptor show. You don’t want to miss “The Quest” interactive adventure, dinosaur rides, giant fossil dig, inflatables, fossil science exhibit, “Triceratots” soft play area, and MORE! Tickets are flying fast!  Save 10% with discount code QUEST10 (online only). Get your tickets before they go extinct! 

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Chicago

May 1, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

After 25 years, Chicago is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one show-stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. Whether you're looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you've seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage, or whether you've seen it before and want to recapture the magic, Chicago always delivers!

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Bonnie Raitt
Just Like That...Tour 2023

May 17, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

The Classic Center is thrilled to welcome Rock and Roll Hall of Fame star Bonnie Raitt. Bonnie Raitt is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist whose unique style blends blues, R&B, rock, and pop. After 20 years as a cult favorite, she broke through to the top in the early 90s with her Grammy®-award winning albums, 'Nick of Time' and 'Luck of the Draw,' which featured hits, "Something To Talk About" and "I Can't Make You Love Me" among others. 

Tickets will be available on Friday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m.

Get your tickets early! Join The Classic Center Cultural Foundation today for access to the exclusive presale beginning Wednesday, November 30 at 10:00 a.m.

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Jerry Seinfeld

June 23, 2023 | 7:00 p.m.
The Classic Center Theatre

Jerry Seinfeld at The Classic Center Theatre has been rescheduled for Friday, June 23, 2023. Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. 

Current ticketholders should retain all tickets to the original date. These will be valid for the new date. If you are able to attend the new date, there is no need to contact us, your tickets will automatically transfer. If you are unable to attend the new date in June, or if you are unable to locate your original tickets, please contact our friendly Ticket Office Specialists.

Limited tickets are available now.

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