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8 Outdoor Fall Events in Georgia’s Rome You Don’t to Miss!

Posted September 7, 2021 by Georgia's Rome in Events, News, News Release

Rome Shakespeare Festival_Town GreenRome Shakespeare Festival
Sep 22-26 FREE
This annual free event offers the best performances of Shakespeare theatre and is Georgia’s only free Shakespeare Festival! See performances of the “Tempest” and “All’s Well That Ends Well” on the Town Green. Performances are held every evening and Saturday is a family day with performances beginning at noon. Bring a blanket for lawn seating; or purchase a table to help support the festival. Get details

Going Caching: Geocaching Mega Eventgoingcaching event
Sep 29-Oct 3 FREE
Join geocachers from all over North America for 5 days of action packed geocaching events as we celebrate in roaring twenties style.  Help us set a world record for people dancing the Charleston; in front of the DeSoto theatre at 6pm on Thursday, Sep. 30.

Haunted on Broad Tours
Oct 1-2 & Oct 8-9
Hear bone-chilling tales and see some famous ghostly visitors from the dark side of Rome’s past.  Southern Paranormal Investigators will also be on hand at select locations to share their findings from all new investigations in the downtown Rome area. Get tickets


Coosa Valley Fair

Coosa Valley Fair Photo Credit: Keith Beauchamp

Coosa Valley Fair
Oct 5-9, 2021

The Coosa Valley Fair marks the beginning of fall and offers a week full of fun! Entertainment throughout the week includes Aquatic Arobatic Show, Jurassic Kingdom Show, and Bickerin’ Blacksmiths. Tuesday night from 5-6 pm is the grand opening special; $10 a carload (no trucks or vans). Get more details.

Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers
Oct. 9 FREE
Come fiddle between the rivers in historic downtown Rome with live entertainment stages and some of the best bluegrass music in the south! Discover family fun including, arts and crafts, interactive games, car show, sidewalk sales, food and drinks from local restaurants. Downtown Rome transforms into a huge street festival for a full day of fall fun.


Schnauzerfest RomeSchnauzerfest Rome
Oct. 22-23
Meet schnauzer lovers and schnauzer breeds from across the country at this two day celebration.
Event activities include a Schnauzer Parade, Trick or Dog-Treat, contests, and socials.
Register online by Oct 15


Fresh Kettle Corn at Chiaha


Chiaha Harvest Fair
Oct. 23-24
The Chiaha Harvest Fair celebrates the tradition of bringing together many talented artisans and craftsmen from the region and beyond to create the perfect fall weekend of art, music, food and fall weather! This event will be held at the Coosa Valley Fair Grounds and is held rain or shine.


Wings Over North Georgia Airshow Drive-In
Oct. 30-31
Come to the largest airshow in Northwest Georgia and see amazing aerobatic performances from world-class pilots featuring the famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels, Each Drive-In Parking Ticket is per car-load and parked in the order of arrival. Tickets are available online only. Get tickets now

Chili-fest 2021
Saturday, November 6  10am to 4pm
Chili-Fest is open to the general public on Saturday, November 6 at 10 am. We invite everyone to come out and participate in the People’s Choice Award while following COVID protocols. Entry for the public is free but participating in the tastings requires a small fee.


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