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Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers

 When: 12pm, Saturday, October 13, 2018

 Where: Broad Street

Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers Transforms Downtown Rome Into One Giant Street Festival Featuring Bluegrass Music & Vintage Fun

The 2018 Fiddlin’ Fest Between the Rivers is a bluegrass street festival in Downtown Rome featuring the classical sounds of bluegrass music on two live music stages along with activities along every block of the festival. Broad Street will close to traffic in the 100, 200, and 300 blocks. It will begin at noon and go until 8pm. The event is free thanks to the generous support of our sponsors River City Bank, the Hampton Inn and Downtown Rome businesses and property owners (BID).

There will be at least ten different regional and local bluegrass bands recognized for their instrumental talent and musical energy were invited to be a part of this event.

Musicians who enjoy the vintage tones of acoustic picking will be playing on both ends throughout the festival.

In addition to music, there will be fun extended to every block of the festival. There will be arts and crafts vendors set up in the 100 block. Cars on Broad car show will feature cars from every decade including pre-1950, street rod, original, rat rod, trucks and more. The Armuchee Ruritan Club who is presenting the show will judge and offer “Best of” awards in several categories. Interested participants can register online at the festival website. Car Show Sign Up

Attendees will enjoy the interactive games at the kids alley. Downtown shops will feature sidewalk sales and restaurants will offer food and drinks for sale outside their businesses. Adult beverages purchased at restaurants may be brought within the event area with an arm band. No outside coolers allowed.

There are many ways to get involved with the festival as a volunteer. Volunteers will receive a free t-shirt and registration is easy with a simple online form available at the festival website.

Volunteer Sign Up

Sponsored by River City Bank and the Hampton Inn.

Streets will close that morning at 9am and reopen at 9pm.

All updates are coming soon to fiddlinfest.com

Parking is conveniently located all around the festival, including the 4th Ave, 6th Ave, and 3rd Ave parking decks.

For more information, contact the Office of Downtown Development at 706.236.4520 or email downtown2@romega.us

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