Social Media Influencer Opportunities

Butterfly Wings located at Hair Therapy on Railroad Avenue. #hairtherapy #visitathenstn

Visit Athens, TN is seeking influencers to showcase the unique attractions of the Friendly City!

How to Apply: We are looking for influencers of all ages and demographics within Athens to share their experiences at local businesses. Click the application to fill out a brief description of your influencer platform and the opportunity interested in. Staff will be in contact with approval to proceed and content should be received within 1 month of assignment.

What’s Required: Ten unique photos per location, one unique video per location, follow the theme assigned, photo releases, and one social media tagging #visitathenstn, geotagging the location, and a brief, encouraging review of experience.

Content Rights: The City of Athens will own the rights to all content created within this program. All participants featured within this content, need to provide a completed photo release. 

Compensation: Once content is uploaded and all photo releases are signed and submitted, a $50 digital Visa Gift Card will be sent via email.

Influencer Opportunities - Details and Locations 

Angela's Miami Grill

ADDRESS: 711 S. White Street
THEME: Night Out
DETAILS: Looking for friend’s night out to include creative photos including craft beer, meals, live music.

Athens Regional Park

ADDRESS: 2405 Decatur Pike
THEME: Sports
DETAILS: Looking for clear, creative photos including youth and adults playing soccer, baseball, disc golf, or fishing.

Athens Regional Park

ADDRESS:2405 Decatur Pike
THEME: Picnic
DETAILS: Looking for creative, spring/summer photos of couple enjoying picnic.

Jenkins Grille & Market

ADDRESS: 411 S. Jackson Street
THEME: Couple’s Night Out
DETAILS: Looking for creative photos of couple enjoying an evening meal. Romantic fireplace dining, famous chicken salad, and eclectic décor.

Grandma's Gingerbread Bakery

ADDRESS: 116 N. White Street
THEME: Breakfast
DETAILS: Looking for creative photos of friends and family enjoying breakfast, pastries, and coffees. Include shots of the pastry case and dining at the window seating.

Blue Front Coffee Co.

ADDRESS: 5 W. College Street
THEME: Working Remote
DETAILS: Quiet local coffee shop is perfect for friends gathering or working remote.

Historic Downtown Walking Tour

ADDRESS: 105 S. Jackson Street (Public Parking Lot)
THEME: Touring
DETAILS: Historic Downtown Walking Tour includes historic locations of the Battle of Athens and building history. Include photos reading the historical markers, taking a break at Pocket Park, stopping in the shops along the self-guided tour.

Antique Shops Tour

ADDRESS: Warehouse 23- 306 Congress Parkway S, Hot Spot Antique Mall- 700 Decatur Pike, Heritage Antiques- 115 E. Madison Avenue, Junebugs Vintage- 401 Decatur Pike
THEME: Unique Shopping
DETAILS: Athens has a plethora of antique shopping areas. Creative photos showing the joy in finding the unique treasures.

Mayfield Dairy Farm Visitors Center

ADDRESS: 4 Mayfield Lane
THEME: Family Fun
DETAILS: Creative photos along the tour and enjoying the ice cream parlour and gift shop. *Certain areas along the tour are not permitted for photography- please be aware before submitting photos.

Mayfield Farm Park

ADDRESS: 257 TN 307
THEME: Fall Family Fun
DETAILS: Get lost in the corn maze, pick pumpkins and flowers, and watch the hilarious pig races.

Small's Drive-In

ADDRESS: 802 S. White Street
THEME: Drive In Fun
DETAILS: Kick back and enjoy a delicious hamburger in the locals favorite drive in. Photos should include drive in dining, meals, and atmosphere.

Swingin' Midway Drive-In

ADDRESS: 2133 TN 30
THEME: Couples
DETAILS: Set up creative site to watch featured movies, sharing popcorn, and swinging on the swings.

The Scream Chamber

ADDRESS: 1163 HWY 11 N
THEME: Escape Room
DETAILS: The Scream Chamber is open in the fall for their Haunted House and throughout the year as an Escape Room. Photos should include group shot before/after, creative photos within the décor, and enjoying a sno-cone or snack in the picnic area.

Eureka Trail

ADDRESS: 1400 E. Madison Avenue
THEME: Hiking/Biking
DETAILS: The Eureka Trail is 5.6 miles down and back. Photos should include enjoying the serene trail, Find It scavenger hunt, Tree ID, and beautiful scenery.