Guide to Savannah
Things to Do in Savannah: Festivals
Whether you're a resident or a visitor, there are always things to do in Savannah. One thing that Savannah is known for is its festivals. With over three dozen festivals every year, people can celebrate what they love, learn new things, and meet interesting people. No matter what kind of festival you're looking for, there's something for everyone.
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As a southern city by the water, Savannah is known for its food. Check out the Taste of Savannah contest, where you can sample food from businesses all over Savannah, or head to the Savannah Seafood Festival to taste the local fare.
Savannah loves celebrating holidays with festivals. Whether you're in our city for St. Patrick's Day, the 4th of July, Christmas, or New Year's, you'll always find things to do in Savannah at one of our holiday festivals.
When people think of festivals, they often think of music. To satisfy your music craving, head to the Savannah Music Festival for a taste of all types of music. Or if your love for music is a little more specific, there's always the Savannah Jazz Festival or the Savannah Folk Music Festival.
Savannah is known for its gardens, so you can always find a garden festival. The Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens, the Savannah Garden Exposition, and the Tour of Hidden Gardens are all great festivals that give you an insight to the beautiful greenery in our city.
When you're looking for things to do in Savannah, you can always find art. Every year the Savannah College of Art and Design hosts both the Sidewalk Arts Festival and the Sand Arts Festival to showcase some of its students' talents. You can also check out the Tybee Festival of the Arts or the Fine Arts on the River Festival for more creativity.
If you want to join others who celebrate your heritage, Savannah is a great place to do it. Whether you're Irish, Scottish, Greek, Jewish, or... a pirate, you can find things to do in Savannah at one of our heritage festivals.