Visitor Guide

Upcoming Events in Rome



Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”

Wildest Dreams Berry College Dance Concert – March 30 – 31 & April 1 – Rome City Auditorium

This concert celebrates Berry College Dance Troupe’s 20th year of performances. As a way of marking this milestone, Dance Troupe alumni will participate in the show as choreographers and dancers alongside current Berry College students. The concert will draw the audience into the choreographer’s personal dreams and aspirations, as only dance can communicate through ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, modern, hip hop and Latin dance.

Mozart’s Magnificent Requiem – April 1 – DeSoto Theatre

The Rome Symphony Chamber Orchestra will perform Mozart’s magnificent Requiem, with soloists and a mass choir from Berry College.

Spring Art Market – April 1 – 2 – Rome Civic Center – FREE EVENT

Celebrate spring by shopping for unique or traditional hand crafted items. From pottery to homemade jewelry, and wooden crafts to hand knit clothing, you can always find something from over 50 artists and vendors at the Spring Art Market! See photography from Ryan Smith and so much more!

BCTC Presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest – April 4 – 9 – Berry College

In this classic romance, join Prospero and Miranda on a magical island driven by a lust for revenge. Sorcery and love can transform anger into humility and vengeance into humanity, making it possible for all to return to a world made new by the power of forgiveness.

Outdoor Concert: Berry College Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Viking Drumline – April 8 – Ford Grounds

See Berry’s spectacular ensembles and get pumped with a performance from the one and only Viking Drumline!

Chieftain’s Herb and Plant Sale – April 8 – 9 – Coosa Valley Fairgrounds – FREE EVENT

It’s time to dust off your gardening gloves—the 2017 Herb & Plant Sale is almost here! This year’s sale will take place on April 8th and 9th at the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds, with sale hours from 8:00am-4:00pm on Saturday and 12:00pm-3:00pm on Sunday. Experts from the Georgia Master Gardener Extension Volunteers of Floyd County will be on site to answer all your plant related questions.

Rome Braves Home Opener – April 13 – State Mutual Stadium

Rome Braves vs Charleston Riverdogs at State Mutual Stadium. See the Rome Braves as they kickoff their season!

RACA Fire Fly Fling – April 21 – Downtown Rome

RACA’s 6th Annual Fire Fly Fling will highlight Rome’s Rivers and the Arts in Rome. Join us for a night of live music, dancing under twinkling lights, fantastic food and amazing art.

Southern Momma An Em Comedy Show – April 21 – Rome City Auditorium

Bang Productions presents Darren Knight’s Southern Momma An Em Comedy Tour produced by John Edmonds Kozma. Hosted by “The Distinguished Gentleman” Gary Cargal.

Atlanta Steeplechase – April 22 – Kingston Downs

2nd Running of the Atlanta Steeplechase benefiting Bert’s Big Adventure.

NW Georgia Winds Concert – April 22 – Forum River Center

An annual Gala Celtic Concert with Bagpipers, Dancers, Soloists, and much more!! NW GA WINDS and guests.

Earth Day Paddle on the River – April 22 – Etowah River

What better way to celebrate Earth Day than discovering what is arguably the Etowah’s most picturesque six-mile stretch (Hardin Bridge to 411). This is a great paddle for families and children with plenty of play places and beautiful scenery. If we’re lucky we’ll catch the drum running up river—a true sight to behold.

Atlanta Steeplechase

ACC Men’s & Women’s Tennis Championships – April 25 – 30 – Rome Tennis Center at Berry College

See a tennis tournament unlike any other at the Rome Tennis Center.

Up the Creek Without a Pedal – April 29 – Forum River Center

There’s no place like Rome for the 27th annual Up the Creek Century Ride. The ride will leave from the Forum in downtown Rome and head north to the scenic roads and hills of Northwest Georgia. New this year, a 5-mile paved trail ride with a scavenger hunt and prizes for the kids along the Heritage Trail system for families sponsored by Harbin Clinic. Post-ride lunch tokens will be available to be redeemed at various downtown restaurants.

Cave Spring Bacon Fest & Car Show – April 29 – Rolater Park & Town Square

There will be all types of homemade BACON dishes to “taste” (bacon fudge-yummy),Arts and Crafts at the Community Center. If you have a “special” bacon dish you want to prepare – or you want to sell your Art/Craft items