This first Downtown First Saturday event encompasses visual art, live music, and cultural performances including the Ellen Axson Wilson Art Walk, Chalk Your Heart Out, singer-songwriters, and a FREE CONCERT. The day will end with the launch of the 2nd Annual Rome Lantern Parade at 8:30pm.
The Rome Lantern Parade is a glowing procession of light and art along Rome’s rivers and historic downtown. Entry into the parade is free, but a lantern is required for entry. Lanterns must be lighted by battery-operated lights; glass lanterns and fire lit lanterns are not permitted.