Festivals

Activities & Events in Savannah for Retirees

Today's retirees are becoming more and more active and involved with community events and festivals. In Savannah GA there are no shortages of either. Enjoy the numerous events & festivals that Savannah has to offer and get the most from Savannah retirement living...

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02/13/2015 to 02/15/2015

Stroll through Savannah, GA, the historic hostess city, and enjoy the largest Irish Festival in the South! Join us for a fun-filled weekend as we kick-off the Savannah St. Patrick's Day festivities with our celebration of Irish culture featuring Traditional Irish Music, Irish Dancing, and plenty of laughter.

The Savannah Irish Festival will have four stages of continuous live irish music, irish dancing, and entertainment that promises to bring fun for the entire family throughout the
February 13th - 15th, 2015 weekend.

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10/17/2014 to 10/19/2014

No need to look far for fun things to do in Savannah this fall! Among our many renowned fall festivals is one that focuses solely on the fruitful gifts of the sea. The Annual Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival takes place October 17 – 19 and features incredible local seafood, live music, a 5k Crab Crawl, kids games, carnival rides, arts and crafts booths and much more! This festival continues to be a local favorite for natives and visitors alike.

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09/21/2014 to 09/27/2014

The Savannah Jazz Festival is made possible through the efforts of the Coastal Jazz Association – a nationally recognized non-profit organization dedicated to preserving America’s original music: Jazz. The first Savannah Jazz Festival was held at Grayson Stadium on October 1, 1983. The events started as a way for the late Ben Tucker to lend his knowledge and talents to a group of folks interested in learning more about jazz.

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11/29/2014

A Christmas parade, Savannah style! About 50 lighted vessels parade both sides of the waterfront, accompanied by live music performances, tree lighting ceremony, and a fireworks extravaganza you won’t want to miss! Saturday, November 29,2014.

$10 Admittance - Non-resort guests

Toys and gift cards with be collected for Greenbriar Children's Center

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12/04/2015 to 12/05/2015

Bundle up and get ready to start your Christmas countdown because it’s a holiday celebration on Historic River Street! Join the Savannah Riverfront for their annual Christmas on the River & Lighted Parade on December 4 & 5! Bring your chair and blanket to kick-off the weekend with an outdoor movie presentation on Friday. Make sure to stick around after the movie for First Friday Fireworks presented by Wet Willie’s.

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12/12/2014 to 12/14/2014

The Annual Holiday Tour of Homes takes place throughout the Historic District of Savannah. A Holiday Music Show will be included to put you into the holiday spirit the Friday before the Tours start. The Saturday Holiday Tour of Homes will feature two home tours, a Victorian Tea, and on Sunday, an Inn tour. The twelve homes (six on each tour) on the tour vary in size, architectural styles and periods representing the full range of Savannah’s historic downtown neighborhoods. The Savannah History Museum will be open to view an exhibit of how old Savannah entertained during Victorian times.

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05/15/2015

Prepare to get wet at this annual parade designed for beach bums of all ages! This popular annual tradition features a parade and a giant water fight.

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03/19/2015 to 04/04/2015

The Savannah Music Festival is dedicated to presenting a world-class celebration of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth, and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. It is the largest musical arts event in Georgia and one of the most distinctive cross-genre music festivals in the world.

For more information, schedules, and to purchase tickets, visit: http://www.savannahmusicfestival.org/

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02/06/2015 to 02/07/2015

The first weekend of each month is a festive time in Savannah, especially along River Street. "First Friday & Saturday on the River”! Enjoy First Friday, 4-10 p.m. & Saturday, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., festivities, artist booths, entertainment and fun for the entire family on historic River Street. This beautiful outdoor venue attracts locals and tourist from all over to shop, dine, and explore this historic landmark.

For more information visit www.riverstreetsavannah.com/

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10/08/2015 to 10/11/2015

Tybee Island Pirate Fest began in 2005 with a few locals searching for an event to highlight the unique personality of the island. Following an enormous number of hours, blood, sweat, and tears the first Pirate Fest took to the streets of Tybee.

For more information visit: http://tybeepiratefest.com/

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