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Exciting Events in Rome You Must See

Posted May 29, 2018 by Nic Diaz in Events, Things to Do

Summer Events

Rolling on the Rivers Tours – July 1

Join us on our public cruise with a local historian on a fun ride to learn more about Rome’s Rivers!

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Patriotic Party in the Park – July 4 – Ridge Ferry Park

Join us as we celebrate Independence Day at Ridge Ferry Park. We will have family games and Fireworks at dark, as well as a free live concert by Little Known Letter!

Downtown Saturdays – Spirit of the Sun – July 7 – Downtown Rome

To highlight Rome’s natural beauty, Downtown Rome will kickoff the day with the Kingfisher Classic fishing tournament, followed by the Chieftain’s Challenge paddle race. The race after-party at Bridge Point Plaza will begin at 5 p.m. with awards and then feature a FREE concert with summer vibes from Mario Davis. This celebration of our three rivers – the Oostanaula, Coosa, and Etowah – is created to encourage local citizens and visitors to take in the majesty of our rivers that run through downtown and enjoy our riverside walking paths and pedestrian bridges overlooking the race course. Of course, all of the downtown restaurants and shops will be available to eat and dine at all day.

Downtown Rome Guided Tour – July 7

Downtown Rome’s Guided Tours offer unique insights into Rome’s storied past. Each downtown tour is unique where tour groups are led through Rome’s historic downtown to discover its history and beauty. Buy your tickets now, the last tour sold out!

Fourth of July Fireworks

Molly Hatchet & Atlanta Rhythm Section – July 13 – Forum River Center

See Molly Hatchet and Atlanta Rhythm Section at Forum River Center!

Yacht Rock Schooner Returns! – July 21 – Rome City Brewhouse

The masters of all things smooth are BACK! Don’t miss Yacht Rock Schooner!

Cave Spring Motorcycle Rally – July 27-28

If live music, motorcycles and beautiful country is your scene, then this motorcycle rally is the place to been seen.  Enjoy beautiful Cave Spring; stop at the downtown shops and restaurants for a full weekend of fun. RV camping is available; but be sure to reserve in advance.

Downtown Saturdays – Electric Avenue – August 4 – Downtown Rome – Free Event

August’s Downtown Rome Saturday will feature a FREE block party on Broad with live music from 7-10pm. Electric Avenue will be bringing back the 80’s all night long!
Electric Avenue has been invited to share stages with the likes of Pat Benatar, Kid Rock, and Jimmy Kimmel. They were also bestowed the honor of being the final band to ever perform at Turner Field. A private show for the Atlanta Braves and their Game Day Staff is not something this band takes lightly, let alone being allowed to run the bases!

Soulfest of Rome – August 4 – Ridge Ferry Park

Get ready!!! The K.A.B bringing you a whole lot of SOUUUULLLLLLLL on August 4, for the 3rd Annual Soul Fest of Rome with our headliner The ZAPP Band.

Downtown Rome Guided Tour – August 4 

Downtown Rome’s Guided Tours offer unique insights into Rome’s storied past. Each downtown tour is unique where tour groups are led through Rome’s historic downtown to discover its history and beauty.

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1 Comments

  1. Donna Chambers, March 2, 2018:

    Nic, you have me pulling out my calendar and planning outings for family and friends, locally and abroad, to attend. Thank you for getting so many events viewable in one place! Planning something to do in Rome is
    easy-peasy! Thank you.
    Donna


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