Athens Harvest Festival

Date(s) - August 30, 2018 - September 02, 2018
All Day



The Athens Harvest Festival at Lake Snowden is an exciting Labor Day Weekend filled with world-class Bluegrass music; a focus on Appalachian life, agriculture, and community food and farming initiatives. The weekend will also be capped off with a spectacular Fireworks Display! This Athens-rooted celebration is quickly becoming an annual holiday destination spot for the Tri-State area and beyond!


The Annual Athens County Labor Day Spectacular will feature:


  • National, regional and local Bluegrass music!
  • A world-class Fireworks display over Lake Snowden
  • Regional Farmers’ Market
  • The Athens Harvest Kitchen (serving delicious local food from local farmers and suppliers!)
  • Our wildly popular CASH PRIZE CONTESTS: Cob Gobblin’, Apple Bobbin’, Pie Eating, Pumpkin Carving, Hot Pepper Eatin’, Cornhole and more!
  • Amazing Kids’ Center and Activities, including Inflatables!
  • Pig Roast
  • Local Craft Brews, including Little Fish, Jackie O’s and more!
  • Local Craft Vendors
  • The Great Pyramid of Athens – Hay Bale Stack!
  • Horse Trails, Fishing, Boating, Swimming & and much more!

Lake Snowden