Special Events

Each year Athens-Clarke County Stormwater participates in and assists with various community events. Some events are an annual affair others are a one time event. For more information about an event please send us an email at Stormwater@athensclarkecounty.com or join our events calendar for updates about all events.



Annual Events

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service - A community wide volunteer day held in partnership with Hands On Northeast Georgia on Martin Luther King Day each January. (Next up: January 2015)
  • GreenFest - An extended Earth Day celebration that highlights environmental events, volunteer activities, workshops and the GreenFest Awards Ceremony. The GreenFest Awards Ceremony is usually held mid-April at Flinchum's Phoenix. This event is open to the public.
  •  Roll Out the Barrels - Local artists turn rain barrels into art to be auctioned off to raise money for the Athens Green School Program. This family-friendly event will be held on Thursday, May 26, at Southern Brewing Company. 
  • Athens Water Festival - A celebration of water with activities and fun for the whole family. Held at the end of summer each year.
  • Rivers Alive - An annual stream clean up held each October. (Next Up: October 2014)
  • Rain barrel workshops - Learn how to build a rain barrel, bring a barrel to convert or buy one already converted. These workshops happen about 4 times a year. Download instructions to make one on your own. (Next Up: Fall 2014)