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Savannah, Georgia


A guide to Savannah restaurants, shops, annual events and festivals held throughout the year.



Savannah, a coastal Georgia city, is separated from South Carolina by the Savannah River. It's known for manicured parks, horse-drawn carriages and antebellum architecture. Its historic district is filled with cobblestoned squares and parks such as Forsyth Park shaded by oak trees covered with Spanish moss. At the center of this picturesque district is the landmark, Gothic-Revival Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

We've compiled a brief list of annual events and festivals in Savannah, as well as a few introductory videos and an interactive map of local Savannah restaurants and shops. Savannah is a foodie's paradise with excellent casual and fine dining options, all located downtown within walking distance from each other. Or take a carriage tour or guided trolley tour of the historic district and learn more about this charming Southern town that is just a quick jaunt from Tybee Island.
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Annual Events in Savannah, Georgia

January

Martin Luther King Parade

February

Savannah Book Festival
Savannah Black Heritage Festival
Savannah Irish Festival

March-December

First Saturday on the River

March

Annual Tour of Homes and Gardens
Tara Feis Irish Celebration
St. Patrick's Day

March-April

Savannah Music Festival

April

NOGS Tour of Homes and Gardens

May

Savannah College of Art & Design International Festival
Savannah Shakespeare Festival
Savannah Scottish Games
Tybee Beach Bum Parade

June

Blessing of Fleet & Seafood Harvest Festival
Savannah Asian Festival
Fiesta Latina

July

River Street Fireworks
Fireworks on the Beach

September

Savannah Jazz Festival

October

Savannah Greek Festival
Picnic in the Park
Savannah Folk Music Festival
Oktoberfest
Jewish Food Festival
Savannah Film Festival
Tybee Pirate Festival
Tybee Festival of the Arts

November

Savannah Childrens Book Festival

December

Holiday Tour of Homes
Festival of Trees and Lights
Southern Lights, a Savannah Holiday Celebration

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Tybee Island and Savannah Golf Courses and Online Tee Times

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You can now save money and easily book your tee times at local Coastal Georgia and Savannah golf courses right here on ExploreTybee.com. Featuring golf courses near Tybee Island, Savannah, and Coastal Georgia golf courses and country clubs.
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Tybee Island Beaches

Tybee Island Beaches

Tybee Island has miles of expansive beaches that can stretch for as far as the eye can see at low tide. Tybee high tide has ample beach for body surfing and our low tide expands the beach to hundreds of yards wide to allow for bicycling and paddle sports. The five miles of beach are wide and clean, with gentle waves and warm water, and granite sand that is perfect for making sandcastles. There are five major beaches on Tybee, including South Beach, Mid Beach, North Beach, Savannah River Beach, and Back River Beach. Be sure to check out our local tides chart and weather forecast before heading out.
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