Athens-The World Capital of Halloween
You will love the city of Athens in housing the annual Halloween Block Party with its massive international event attracting people from all over the world.
It will also interest you to know that Athens is regarded as one of the top 15 most haunted cities in America on the Fox Family Channel special "Scariest Places on Earth".
You will find here in the city plethora of museums along with its Athens County Historical Society and Museum: Historic items relating to life in Athens County as well.Some of the well known museums here in the city include;The Dairy Barn Arts Center: Contemporary arts and crafts.
Kennedy Museum of Art at Ohio University: Having collections include Southwest Native American textiles and jewelry. Contemporary prints.
Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery: Interactive children's center.Significant annual festivals
Blackout Fest-You can enjoy this fest being conducted annually at The Union and features many up-and-coming national underground rock acts.
The Athens Community Music Festival-It is being conducted each August and features dozens of local bands.
Moreover, you visit to the will expose you to the Ohio Brew Week having the best of Ohio craft brews, a homebrew competition, and a wide variety of scheduled events. The Hock hocking Folk Festival is held annually in May at Hocking College. High Street Festival - student spring street party
Ark Fest and other student-organized festivals.The Athens Area Sustainability Festival is held annually.