Visitor Guide

Independence Weekend Events You Should Know About

Posted June 7, 2016 by Nic Diaz in Events

Rome - Rome Braves Fireworks1.) First Friday Concert at Bridgepoint Plaza Featuring The Georgia Blues Brothers – July 1 – Free

Kicking off a patriotic weekend in downtown, hear the sweet sounds of the Georgia Blues Brothers, the greatest Blues Brothers Tribute band in the state. This concert is guaranteed to be hoppin’.

2.) Independence Day Block Party Featuring Tim Reynolds – July 2 – Free

Come out and enjoy Rome’s very own, Tim Reynolds, who’s even caught the attention of Taylor Swift, and always draws a big crowd. Enjoy dinner before the concert in beautiful downtown!

3.) Cave Spring Fireworks – July 2 – Free

One of the best small town fireworks shows around. Bring the family as the fireworks light up the night sky!

4.) Cave Spring Parade – July 4 – Free

Start your Independence Day celebrations at 9 a.m. with Cave Spring’s parade and live music. Wear red, white and blue to help celebrate the day!

5.) Downtown Rome Guided Walking Tours – July 2 – Get Tickets

Get a one-of-a-kind look into Rome’s storied past. No downtown tour is the same. See for yourself how the heart of Rome has come to be.

6.) Sulzbacher Roman Holiday Riverboat Tours – July 3 – Get Tickets

Get a unique perspective on how Rome’s history has been shaped by our rivers. Perfect for all ages, bring your own snacks on the river!

7.) Rome Braves vs Greenville Drive and Post-game Fireworks – July 4 – Get Tickets

Cheer on the Rome Braves as they take on the Greenville Drive, then finish off the night with a fireworks show after the game!

8.) Harbin Clinic Splash Bash – July 4

Fireworks, live music, games and tons of water-related fun will greet Romans at this year’s Harbin Clinic Patriotic Party at Ridge Ferry Park on July Fourth. Learn more.

9.) Rome Fireworks at Ridge Ferry Park – July 4 – Free

Kick back and relax at beautiful Ridge Ferry Park while enjoying live music by Jacob Davis and concessions leading into a fantastic fireworks show. Perfect for the whole family! Kids will love the watermelon-eating contest, three-legged races and Hula Hoop competitions which begin at 5:30 p.m. near the stage.  (Harbin Clinic is also sponsoring a Splash Bash in the park starting at 3 p.m. Cost is $5 to benefit the Coosa River Basin Initiative.)

10.) Lindale Parade – July 4 – Free
Everyone loves a parade – especially the Lindale July 4th parade!  The parade starts at 1:30 or be a  part of the parade dressed in your American themed best; the line-up starts at 1 at Pepperrell.



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  1. Ellie Mott, July 2, 2016:

    We totally loved the concert with Tim Reynolds and his friends. It’s great to see such
    a talented young man return over and over to his home town and bring so many
    other talented musicians with him!!! Great evening listening to their music.

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