Visitor Guide

Visit Rome For the Holidays

Posted November 1, 2021 by Georgia's Rome in Arts, Downtown, Events, Family, Holiday, News, Things to Do

Here is your 2021 holiday guide to fun in Georgia’s Rome!

Ashley Phillips Photography

Photo: Ashley Phillips Photography

Drive-in Christmas ParadeA Christmas Carol – Historic DeSoto Theatre – Nov 26-27
Join Mr. Dickens for an evening of holiday storytelling; hear the classic Christmas story of the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge.

Rome Christmas Parade – Broad Street – Nov 30 FREE
The parade announces the official start of the holiday season in Georgia’s Rome. See local bands, performers and decorated floats as we celebrate the joy of the season! The parade will also be broadcasted live on the Georgia’s Rome facebook page.

Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farm

Silver Creek Christmas Tree Farm

Christmas Tree Farm – Silver Creek Farm – Opens Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Tree season officially begins! Continue a holiday tradition or start a new one by picking out a live tree together!

Rome for the Holidays – Holiday Shopping – Downtown Rome – Dec 2, 9, 16, 23
You can get in all your holiday shopping with extended store hours in Downtown Rome every Thursday evening throughout December.   Enjoy festive treats each week from events, to carolers to street music.

Open House Craft Night – Rome Area History Center – Dec 2, 9, 16
Drop in and create an ornament with us! Choose from one of our designs, or make your own creation. Reserve a spot

Disney Frozen Jr – Dec 3-12
See the enchanting modern classic from Disney that brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life, on-stage. Shows are held Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Oak Hill

Oak Hill Victorian Christmas Tours – Oak Hill & Martha Berry Museum – Dec 3-4 & Dec 10-11
Oak Hill’s Victorian Christmas Tours offer a glimpse into holiday celebrations of the late 19th century and highlights the customs that would have been popular during this era.

Christmas in LindaleChristmas in Lindale – Parade & Star Lighting – Lindale, GA – Dec 4
Celebrate 90 years of “The Star Between the Stacks” at the Lindale Mill in Lindale. Festivities include vendors, local performances, parade and star lighting. The parade begins at 2:30 followed by evening star lighting and festival.

A Clock Tower Christmas Concert – Rome City Auditorium – Dec 4
Rome’s Own Musical Ensembles performs a Christmas concert featuring the Clock Tower Jazz Ensemble at Rome City Auditorium.  

Winter Art Market – Rome Civic Center – Dec 4-5 FREE
Shop one-of-a-kind items at the Christmas market featuring artists, crafters,  growers and food vendors.  It’s a holiday tradition in Rome! Free parking and admission!

Rome Area Heritage Foundation Christmas Trolley Tour – Dec 4
Tour historic neighborhoods of Rome on the trolley. Limited tickets for three tour times are available.

Small Town Christmas in the Country & Christmas Parade – Rolater Park, Cave Spring, Dec 4-5 FREE
This annual arts and crafts festival offers holiday shopping and treats from local artisans. The Christmas Parade is held on Saturday evening in downtown Cave Spring.

Cave Spring Christmas Parade – Downtown Cave Spring, Dec 4 FREE
Cave Spring’s annual Christmas Parade is held on Saturday evening in downtown Cave Spring; come early to shop the Small Town Christmas in the Country in Rolater Park and stay for the parade for some holiday fun!

Rome for the Holidays Concert – Rome City Auditorium – Dec 7 FREE
The Rome’s NW GA Winds and Montessori School of Rome Singers bring the sounds of the season with their annual concert.

Lindale Christmas Trolley TourLindale Christmas Trolley Tour – Lindale Train Viewing Platform – Dec 7
Climb aboard the Roman Rose Trolley and learn the stories of Lindale Christmas past shared by Tim Reynolds! Enjoy the merriment of caroling by Pepperell High School Chorus and warm refreshments. Bring your holiday spirit and dress in festive attire.

Christmas Back Home

Christmas Back Home

5th Annual Christmas Back Home – Rome City Auditorium – Dec 10
From blues to reggae and jazz to rock, the all-star band turns classic holiday tunes new again with a delightful twist on some well-worn favorites.

Lauretta Hannon

Lauretta Hannon

A Christmas Cabaret – The RAD Playhouse – Dec 10-11
Enjoy cocktails, dinner and a Christmas Cabaret performance featuring Indra Thomas and local talent.

Lauretta Hannon presents “A Christmas Memory” Reading – Rome Area History Center –Dec 16 FREE
Enjoy one of the finest short stories written in the English language. Guaranteed to move you and tickle your funny bone. A perfect tale for the holiday season. Lauretta Hannon is an Author, Radio Commentator, & Teacher of Soul Work Through Writing

Victorian Christmas Trolley TourVictorian Christmas Trolley Tours – Rome Area History Center – Dec 17
Take a trip back in time and discover the amazing beauty of the Between the Rivers Historic District all decked out for the Christmas season.

Christmas Day Earth Resounds Concert – Garden Lakes Baptist – Dec 18
The Three Rivers Singers celebrate 21 years of singing as Rome’s Community Chorus; they present their Christmas concert with sounds of the season.

A Dickens’ Christmas on Broad Street – Rome City Auditorium – Dec 19
Rome Symphony Orchestra presents audience sing-alongs, seasonal dramatic readings, and Christmas classics

Did we miss your holiday event? Please submit it to our calendar so we know about it! 

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  1. Regina, November 14, 2019:

    Great list!
    You are so great at what you do!
    Keep up the good works!

  2. Amanda Dover, November 16, 2021:

    Thank you for sharing all of this wonderful events that is happening in our city.
    Happy Holidys,

  3. Sally Shropshire, November 23, 2021:

    What wonderful Christmas gifts from our wonderful community 😊 ❤

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