Historic Downtown Rome kicks off a full season of events with the annual Ellen Axson Wilson Arts Fest on May 2nd. This Downtown Rome Saturday event will be in the 200 and 300 blocks of Broad Street.
This event includes the Ellen Axson Wilson Art Walk put on by the Rome Area Council for the Arts. There will also be performances, live music, the Merry Maid’s Chalk Your HeART Out chalk competition, and the Rome Lantern Parade.
Parking will be free at the 3rd Ave deck, 4th Ave deck, and 6th Ave deck. Downtown retailers located throughout the street festival will host sidewalk sales throughout the day. We encourage you to support downtown businesses by eating, utilizing services, and shopping downtown.
Broad Street will be closed from 8:00am until 11:00pm. No outside coolers or drinks allowed.
This free event is made possible thanks to the generous support of our Downtown Business and property owners (BID). Be sure to check the Downtown Rome, GA social media (@DowntownRomeGA) for updates and announcements. For questions, please contact the Office of Downtown Development at 706-236-4520 or email email@example.com.