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10 Spooky Rome Events (and some just spooky fun)

Posted October 12, 2021 by Kristi Kent in Events, News, Seasonal

Circus of Horrors – Fridays & Saturdays in October

Circus of HorrorsTake a journey down 3,500 square feet of narrow halls, thick fog and pitch black rooms filled with ghosts, goblins and ghouls! This circus themed haunted house is for only the bravest souls. Get details

Lunar Bike Ride – Friday, October 15

Lunar Bike Ride

For some lighted hearted Halloween fun, dress up in your favorite costume and hop on your bike for a lunar ride at Garrard Park. Enjoy food trucks and bike rodeo. Get details

Where Romans Rest Tours – Thursday, October 21
where romans rest tours

Take a guided tour of the winding trails of the Myrtle Hill Cemetery and discover true Rome history that no one else knows including hidden facts, secrets and tales that helped shape the Rome we know today. Discover the symbols and imagery and cultural significance behind the symbols found throughout the cemetery. Get tickets now

Rome Schnauzerfest – October 22-23

Rome SchnauzerfestSchnauzerfest Rome brings together Schnauzers of all breeds and their “pawrents” in one gigantic celebration. We love all the dog costumes for this festive two-day event!   Learn more

Haunted Ghost Tours – Cave Spring – October 22 – 23
Cave Spring Ghost Tours

What’s lurking in the century old buildings in Cave Spring? Walk amongst the dead in and hear tales of the past. Tickets: $10. Get details

Downtown Rome Candy Crawl – October 27-30

During the week of Halloween, children 12 & under and dressed in costume, “Trick or Treat” at participating Downtown businesses. It’s festive fun for the family! Get details

Rocky Horror Picture Show – October 29-30

rocky horror picture show

Calling all Rocky Horror Picture Show fans, enjoy this showing with a Shadow Cast.  $20 tickets include performance and participation kit. Concessions, including beer and wine, will be available for purchase. Get details


Hocus Pocus Free Movie – October 29

Come dressed up in your best costume (for a chance to win prizes) and have some witchy fun at an outdoor screening of Hocus Pocus. Grab dinner and shop downtown before the show! Get details


Oak Hill’s Haunted History Tour – October 24 & 31

From the origins of the Green Lady ghost to the eerie Appalachian folklore of the Southern Highlanders, Oak Hill’s Haunted History Tours will take guests through Berry College’s main and mountain campuses to uncover the truth of Berry’s haunted past. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tours are recommended for ages 10 and older. Get details here.

Truck or Treat – October 31

Truck or Treat by RFPRD

On Sunday, Oct. 31 from 3:30 to 6 p.m., we will have a drive thru Truck or Treat in the main parking lot at Ridge Ferry Park. RFPRA employees will be handing out bags of candy to truck or treaters in cars. Mascots Parky and Rex along with some other local mascots and businesses will be on hand to welcome our truck or treaters.



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Our Georgia's Rome tourism team works hard to curate content to help you discover and explore our beautiful town! We want to ensure our content is up-to-date and accurate; so please let us know if we ever overlook an important detail! This post was originally written by Kristi Kent and is updated by staff.

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