Celebrate the Holidays at The Classic Center

Experience the Reason for the Season

Whether you’re ice skating with friends, watching a holiday performance with family, or dressing the kids for Breakfast with Santa, the best gift you can share is time spent together. 

Celebrate the holidays with the ones you love at The Classic Center.

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Athens on Ice Public Ice Skating

Begins November 25, 2022
Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center 

Grab your friends and family for a great time at this fan-favorite holiday activity. We guarantee you’ll leave with life-long memories made on the ice at Athens On Ice Public Ice Skating!

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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Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

Black Violin Give Thanks Tour

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


Black Violin is led 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 storytelling, 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 and holiday favorites from their Give Thanks album.

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Breakfast With Santa
Benefiting The Classic Center Cultural Foundation

December 10, 2022 | 8:00 a.m.
The Classic Center

Celebrate the holidays and enjoy a Breakfast with Santa! 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. 

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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 here holiday favorites like "Waltz of the Flowers," "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy," "Waltz of the Snowflakes," and more!

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