Explore Athens

From the great outdoors to burgers and brews, Athens has fun for the whole family. With a variety of family-friendly destinations like the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, East Texas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Henderson County Regional Fair Park Complex and more, you’re sure to embark on an activity that will satisfy the entire family! Wine and craft beer lovers will enjoy 4 local wineries in and around Athens and a new craft brewery in the heart of downtown Athens. Downtown offers shopping, art galleries, the Henderson County Historical Museum and more. Check out our local cultural resources below and plan your weekend stay with family and friends!

Things to Do


ETX Makers Cooperative

Art Galleries

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More Information

For more information, contact: 

Katie Birk, 
Tourism and Cultural Resources Coordinator

508 E. Tyler St. 
Athens, Texas 75751