January 31 - February 1
Critz Tybee Run Fest
Several races on Tybee Island, totalling a full marathon. Registration required
January 31 - February 9
Savannah Restaurant Week
Special menus and discounted dining at Savannah area restaurants
“Potable Gold”: Savannah’s Madeira Tradition, Fridays and Saturdays through February
History and tastings of Madeira wine at the Davenport House Museum. Tickets $22, reservations recommended. This is a 21+ only event
Super Museum Sunday, February 9 2020
Free admission to dozens of Savannah and area museums and historic sites, part of the Georgia History Festival
Savannah Book Festival
Savannah’s annual literary festival, with author book signings, presentations and more.
Mardi Gras Tybee,
Annual parade and street party at Tybee Island. Free event
Savannah Comedy Fest
Three-day festival of the comedic arts, including improv, sketch, stand up, etc
February 28 - March 1
Southern Women’s Show
Food, fashion and beauty trade fair at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Hutchinson Island. Adult admission $10
Annual music festival with dozens of bands and artists. Concerts at several Historic District locations. Ticket purchase required
March of Dimes Shamrock Run 5K
St Patrick’s-themed 5K race through the downtown area. Registration required.
River Street St Patrick’s Day Celebration
St Patrick’s Day street party with live music, food and drink
Tybee Island Irish Heritage Festival
Tybee Island’s St Patrick’s parade and celebration
St Patrick’s Day Parade
One of the biggest St Patrick’s Day celebrations in the country. Streets are closed off for the morning parade through the center of the Historic District
Savannah Boat Show
Boat-themed trade show with fishing and boat-related demonstrations, at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Hutchinson Island.
Flannery O’Connor Birthday Parade and Festival
Street fair and parade in Lafayette Square honoring the life of Savannah-born author Flannery O’Connor
Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens
Annual self-guided walking tours of historic private homes. Different districts are covered on each day of the event. Ticket purchase required, advance reservations recommended
March 26 - April 11
Savannah Music Festival
The largest music festival in Georgia, with over 100 artists giving concerts and performances at various Savannah locations. Ticket purchase required
Jazz on the River
Free jazz event at River Street’s Rousakis Plaza as part of the Savannah Music Festival, featuring music by 12 of the country's best high school jazz orchestras.
Savannah Golf Championship
Korn Ferry Tour golf tournament at Deer Creek Golf Course, Skidaway Island, part of the PGA TOUR. Ticket purchase required.
Savannah Race for the Cure
Downtown charity 5K race benefiting breast cancer research. Registration required.
April 30 - May 2
Tybee Wine Festival
Multi-day festival focused on wine and lowcountry cuisine, held on nearby Tybee Island. Ticket purchase required.
It’s a Girl’s World
Women’s lifestyle and beauty exposition at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. Ticket purchase required.
Savannah Scottish Games,
Scottish heritage festival with food, music, dancing and other entertainment, at the Bethesda Academy. Adults $15, students (11-22) $5.
Parks After Dark: Full Moon Hike
Guided evening hike at Wormsloe Historic Site to see its nighttime wildlife. Advance registration required
Savannah Comic Con
Superhero, comics and popular culture show at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center. Daily passes from $15
Wine Tasting and Home Tour
Tour of private homes in the Historic District to celebrate Preservation Month. $50 per person
Memorial Day Commemoration at Fort McAllister
Commemorative event with cannon and musket firings and living history demonstrations.
National Trails Day Hike
Guided hike at Wormsloe Historic Site, visiting Civil War earthwork Battery Wimberly
Savannah Mega Comic Con
Comic book and comic book culture convention at the Savannah Civic Center. One-day pass $15, two-day pass $25.
Juneteenth on the River: Unity in the Community Arts & Crafts Fair
Art and craft festival with music every third weekend of the month on River Street, with a different theme each month
River Street Fourth of July Celebration
Savannah’s main 4th of July celebration, with music and fireworks display
Tybee Island Independence Day Celebration
Annual Independence Day celebration at nearby Tybee Island, with fireworks after dark
Girl Scouts QuestFest
Team scavenger hunt. Participation is open to registered Girl Scouts (including adults) only. Registration required