Rome Downtown Development Authority

Resources for Small Businesses During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Office of Downtown Development plans to serve as a resource guide to our downtown businesses during this time. YOU make up the heart of this community. SUPPORT LOCAL!

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Downtown Events

From concerts to holiday festivals, there's always something happening downtown!

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Find your way downtown

Are you looking for a parking facility, park, place of worship, or the welcome center? Find everything you need in one place!

Downtown Map

Stress-Free Parking Downtown

We hope you have a pleasant parking experience downtown. Know the rules and options available to you upon arrival!

Parking

Need Some Retail Therapy?

Yes, please! Check out downtown’s wide range of shopping options.

Shopping

Let's eat!

Planning a lunch date or need an after-dinner snack or drink?

Dining

So Much to See, So Little Time

Romans, would you like to explore in your own town? Or are you a visitor popping in for the day? Whatever the case, here’s a list of the must-sees and must-dos in Downtown Rome!

Attractions

Pooch-Friendly Downtown

Georgia’s Rome Paws Permitted Campaign outlines where to play & dine downtown.

Paws Permitted

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DURING COVID-19

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SHOP, DINE, AND LIVE ALL IN THE SAME PLACE!

You are invited to experience our charming, historic downtown nestled in Northwest Georgia filled with a variety of eateries, boutiques, salons, entertainment and event venues galore! Whether you love live music, relaxing with a tasty beverage, or learning about rich history, Downtown Rome has something to offer you.

If you’re looking for a place to eat, shop or just have some fun, we know a good place to start! Take a stroll down the second widest Main Street in Georgia or bike the river walk trail system, paddleboard one of the three rivers, or explore the many historic churches.

Residents and visitors can enjoy all of the amenities of this walkable city center with excellent accessibility for all ages. Always lively, Downtown Rome truly is Georgia’s hidden gem.

Parking in Rome

The first step to find your next favorite restaurant, store, or venue is to find a parking spot. Visit our parking page for a list of public parking options, and information about our free shuttle the Roman Chariot!

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Downtown Rome's River District

One of the main areas of focus is the River District, adjacent to beautiful Broad Street. To learn more about the long-term redevelopment efforts, view the River District Multi-Modal Analysis and Redevelopment Plan.

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