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9 Huge September Events (Plus 2 Free Family Events)

Posted August 30, 2022 by Kristi Kent in Arts, Events, Festivals

Experience a symphonic circus act, celebrate with Native American pow wows, and uncover Egyptian treasures! Only in Georgia’s Rome – this September!

Rock the 90’s on the Town Green – Sep 2 (Free)

first Friday free concert

The summer closes with the final free First Friday Concert for 2022. Saints N Rebels will kick the evening off, followed by headliner, Rock the 90’s USA will rock with all your favorite 90’s hits!

32nd annual Running Water Powwow – Sep 3 & 4

Pow wow

Photo credit: Tony Pope

The Cherokee Homecoming and Ripe Corn Festival celebrates our Native American History with arts, crafts, food, and cultural experiences.

A Wonderful New Season of Theatre (Especially if you love musicals)


Rome Shakespeare Festival presents [title of show], Sep 1 to Sep 4, a musical about creating a new musical. It’s fun and you’ll love it!

Rome Little Theatre presents Little Shop of Horrors, Sept 9 to Sept 18, feed your need for musical hilarity with a delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant.

Free Symphonic Circus at Bridgepoint Plaza (Free)

Sep 9 to Sep 10

symphonic circus

Rome Symphony Orchestra will perform Dvorak’s New World Symphony accompanied by full-scale circus acts, including a dramatic flying trapeze performance.

Rome Untapped Beer Festival – Sep 10

rome untapped beer festival

Taste a variety of beers and brewing styles on the banks of the Coosa at this inaugural festival.

Imagine Music Festival – Sep 15 to Sep 18
imagine music festival

Immerse in captivating sounds, cirque style acts, and even an aquatic experience. 4 music stages are curated by genre for a variety of musical tastes.

MidMod Tour of Homes – Sep 18

midmod tour of homesTake a rare look inside six historic, midcentury modern residences; this type of tour doesn’t come around very often.

Going Caching – Sep 28 to Oct 2

Going Caching 2022

 This highly themed (and 3rd largest!) geocaching Mega-Event in
North America has participants navigating pyramids, uncovering hidden artifacts, and deciphering ancient texts while searching for the lost tomb of Egypt’s most consequential pharaoh—Geopatra, Queen of the Nile.

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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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