Visitor Guide

Historic Downtown Rome Holiday Events

Downtown Rome GA,

Holiday Open House

Santa Roman Chariot

One of Santa’s elves surprises him on the Roman Chariot!

When: Saturday, November 13, 11am – 3pm
– Enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere of Historic Downtown Rome and the River District; it’s the best place to shop local and find unique gifts for everyone on your list!
– Catch a ride with Santa & Mrs. Claus on the Roman Rose Trolley.  Santa will be downtown from 12-2pm
Retailers will feature holiday specials and offers.
– Complete your experience with a holiday treat and a delicious meal at one of the wonderful restaurants while you’re in town!

Rome For the Holidays – December 16

Enjoy the festive holiday atmosphere of Historic Downtown Rome and the River District; it’s the best place to shop local and find unique gifts for everyone on your list!

Lauretta Hannon – “A Christmas Memory” Reading

Loretta Hannon

As part of Downtown Rome’s Holiday Open House, author and writing mentor Lauretta Hannon is hosting a reading of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory”
This largely autobiographical short story and a holiday classic that takes place in the 1930s. The evocative narrative focuses on country life, friendship, and the joy of giving during the Christmas season. Learn more

 

Downtown Christmas Windows

Holiday Window display

Festive holiday decor at City Creamery

Everyone loves visiting downtown Rome to see all the beautiful holiday window displays!

People’s Choice Voting Opens: Details soon!

Vote for Your Favorite Window: Follow the Downtown Rome Facebook page to vote

Holiday Window display
Santa Roman Chariot
Loretta Hannon