Spend Your Holiday in Savannah
We may not get snow during the winter months, but that does not keep Savannah from transforming into a winter wonderland during the holiday season. Our historic squares and homes dawn their holiday best, while the magic of the holidays envelops Savannah filling our streets with laughter and joy, offering something to make every spirit bright year after year.
We have put together a list of some of our favorite annual holiday events around Savannah for you. Use this list to create a starting point for the ultimate holiday experience in Savannah, no matter if it’s next year or not!
Annual Holiday Events in Savannah
Boat Parade of Lights: Kick off the holidays in true Savannah style with our annual Boat Parade of Lights! Over 30 boats will make their way down the Savannah River, all lit up for the holidays as we celebrate with live music, photos with Santa and a Christmas tree lighting!
Skatefest at Savannah’s Civic Center: Each year, during their annual Skatefest, Savannah’s Civic Center turns into a giant ice rink for all to enjoy!
“A Christmas Tradition” at Savannah Theatre: The Savannah Theatre’s annual performance of “A Christmas Tradition” is one of Savannah’s signature holiday events. Enjoy heart-warming stories, music and plenty of Christmas magic that’s sure to be fun for all ages!
Christmas on the River: Each year, River Street is filled with local musicians and craftsmen during Christmas on the River. This event is the perfect opportunity to pick up one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers, get your picture with Santa, and experience Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade.
Holiday Tour of Homes: Dating back to 1974, the Holiday Tour of Homes displays 8 of Savannah’s most stunning historic homes and museum estates, each decorated for the holidays. Better make plans early, the Holiday Tour of Homes sells out quickly!
December Nights & Holiday Lights: Immerse yourself six-acres of holiday lights and festive displays during December Nights & Holiday Lights at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens.
City Market New Years Eve Block Party: City Market’s annual New Years Eve Block Party is the place to be during New Years in Savannah! Enjoy live music, dining and shopping all evening long—be sure to make dining reservations, as restaurants tend to fill up quickly!
Tybee Island New Year’s Eve Fireworks: If you’re looking for a new take on your New Years celebration, head out to Tybee Island! Bring your own blankets and chairs and get comfy as you watch as the Tybee Island New Years Eve Firework Display!
Celebrate in Savannah
No matter how you wish to celebrate the holiday season, Savannah has something to warm every heart. We invite you to join us next year for one of our annual holiday celebrations and experience the magic of the holiday season in Savannah for yourself! There’s no shame in being excited, go ahead and plan your visit to The Landings today and we’ll make sure you make the most of your visit!