Press Center

Stock: Travel NewspaperWelcome to the City of Athens, Department of Tourism Press Center.  Our Press Center is a resource for members of the press, local business and organizations and the general public.  In our Press Center you will find our recent and archived press releases, official logos, information kits and more.

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Visit the East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society

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Read about Athens, TX and the Black Eye Pea

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Fresh produce every Saturday during Market Season!

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Henderson County Master G...

Mar 30 2017

Enjoy dinner and New York Times best-selling author, Amy Stewart, as she speaks about the dark side of the pla...

2017 Athens Eggfest

Apr 8 2017

Annual Eggfest Event at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center

2017 HCMGA Plant Sale

Apr 22 2017

Annual Henderson County Master Gardeners Association Plant Sale