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Downtown Athens celebrating summer with Fridays After Five

The event happens on selected Fridays from June through August.

ATHENS, Ala — Celebrate summer by enjoying all Downtown Athens has to offer the entire family!

Fridays After Five will be on selected Fridays of each month in June - August, beginning this Friday, June 19, from 5-8 p.m. in downtown Athens, AL. Future dates include July 17 and August 14.

Fridays After Five was created to attract residents and out-of-towners alike to dine, shop and enjoy live entertainment while appreciating the historical beauty of the downtown area. Participating businesses and restaurants will remain open on these Fridays. In addition, there will be local food truck vendors this week, Rita’s Italian Ice and Happi Pappi Beignets.

Fridays After Five will once again coincide with the successful Summer Concert Series to promote local artists in the North Alabama area. The Summer Concert series, hosted by Athens-Limestone County Tourism, will be on the Courthouse steps in front of Marion street. 

The downtown merchants, vendors and restaurants that will be participating are:

  • Belles & Beaus Children’s Clothing: 25% off entire purchase
  • Bennett’s Clothing: Most brands 25%-30% off, sunglasses 20% & large selection of clearance items
  • Boutique Bliss: Drawing to win $50 gift card
  • CEI Bookstore: 15% off Father’s Day items
  • Crawford’s Gifts: Drawing to win $50 gift card & Swimming pool 6ft round x 9 inches deep
  • Epiphany Boutique: 20% off entire purchase
  • Happi Pappi Beignets Truck
  • High Cotton Art: Art specials by individual artists
  • Hyatt & Sims: Free Disney Pins for children, art contest for kids, free mini prints for Dads
  • Lucia’s Cocina Mexicana Restaurant
  • Mozza Pizza
  • Pimento’s: 20% store wide, drawing to win $100 gift card
  • Rita’s Italian Ice Truck
  • Square Clock Coffee
  • Tammy’s Fine Jewelry: $19.95 Sterling Silver Counter
  • Terranova’s Italian Restaurant
  • Toodlebugs Children’s Clothing
  • Trinity’s: Free Sweet Grace Votive Candle with a purchase
  • UG White: 70% off sidewalk sale
  • Village Pizza
  • Wildwood Deli: Friday Suppers

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