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

Posted September 22, 2022 by Georgia's Rome in Events, News, News Release

Ready for fall? Check out these outdoor events that celebrate the season!

cave spring pig outCave Spring Pig Out & Car Show
Sep 24
Celebrating 15 years, this festival is the perfect way to kick-off fall. Come early to taste the BBQ (it typically runs out fast) and enjoy the car show at Rolater Park in Cave Spring. Stop by the shops and restaurants in downtown Cave Spring.

Going Caching: Geocaching Mega Event Going Caching 2022
Sep 28 – Oct 2 FREE 
Join geocachers from all over North America for 5 days of action packed geocaching events as we celebrate “Geopatra” style. Come as a 1922 tomb raider, archaeologist, or your favorite Egyptian while you navigate pyramids, discover hidden artifacts, decipher ancient texts, and more!

Coosa Valley Fair

Coosa Valley Fair Photo Credit: Keith Beauchamp

Coosa Valley Fair
Oct 4-8

The Coosa Valley Fair marks the beginning of fall and offers a week full of fun! Entertainment throughout the week includes Circus Incredible, Space Adventures Thrill Show, and Michael Frisbee Magic. Tuesday night from 5-6 pm is the grand opening special; $10 a carload (no trucks or vans). Get more details.

Fiddlin Fest 2022

Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers
Oct. 8 FREE
Come fiddle between the rivers in historic downtown Rome with live entertainment stages and some of the best bluegrass music in the South! Downtown Rome transforms into a huge street festival for a full day of fall fun. Discover family-friendly events including arts and crafts, interactive games, car show, sidewalk sales, food and drinks from local restaurants. Get details

Wings Over North Georgia

Wings Over North Georgia Airshow Drive-In
Oct. 15-16
Come to the largest airshow in Northwest Georgia and see amazing aerobatic performances from world-class pilots featuring the U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team and the inagural AirShow Racing Series. Drive-In Parking Tickets are per car-load and parked in the order of arrival. Tickets are available online only. Get tickets

Fresh Kettle Corn at Chiaha

Chiaha Harvest Fair
Oct. 22-23
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. Learn more


Schnauzerfest RomeSchnauzerfest Rome
Oct. 28-29
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. Get tickets




Rome River Jam 2022

Rome River Jam 2022
Oct. 28-29
Calling all country music fans! Get ready for 2 nights of music from your favorite artists, Koe Wetzel, Jelly Roll, Riley Green, and more! Get tickets






Chili-fest 2022
Nov. 6
Discover your favorite chili and vote for the People’s Choice Award. Arts and crafts vendors will also be set-up. Entry is $5 and includes sampling/people’s choice voting for Saturday’s chili cook off.



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