Local Attractions

Reasons to Relocate to Savannah for Retirement 

Many relocate to Coastal GA after they retire due in part to the abundance of activities & endless supply of local attractions.  Enjoy your retirement in Savannah and fill your days enjoying the numerous local attractions that Savannah, GA has to offer...



The Forsyth Farmer's Market features local farmers and produce and is open every Saturday morning at the south end of Forsyth Park. The mission of the Forsyth Farmers' Market is to promote understanding and participation in a local food system that supports sustainable production and increases access to local products.

For more information about the market, visit www.forsythfarmersmarket.com.

What a better way to spend an afternoon than a visit to Forsyth Park? Forsyth Park is a large city park that occupies 30 acres in the historic district of Savannah. It contains walking paths, a café, a children's play area, a Fragrant Garden for the blind, a large fountain, tennis courts, basketball courts, areas for soccer and Frisbee, and home field for Savannah Shamrocks Rugby Club. From time to time, there are concerts held at Forsyth to the benefit of the public.

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Savannah's Most Famous Attraction

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The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist is a Catholic cathedral & serves at the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Savannah.  This church's congregation was recognized around 1796

Local Attractions in Savannah for Retirees

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Since 1753, The Pirate's House has been welcoming visitors to Savannah with a bounty of delicious food & drink and rousing good times. Situated a scant block from the Savannah River, The Pirate's House first opened as an inn for seafarers, and fast became a rendezvous for blood-thirsty pirates and sailors from the Seven Seas. Here seamen drank their grog and discoursed, sailor fashion, on their exotic high seas adventures from Singapore to Bombay and from London to Port Said.

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03/07/2014 to 03/08/2014

The first weekend of each month is a festive time in Savannah, especial 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.

Upcoming Dates: 3 January 2014 4:00 pm
7 February 2014 4:00 pm
7 March 2014 4:00 pm
4 April 2014 4:00 pm


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.


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.



Ring in the New Year at City Market! It's an outdoor street party and you are invited to join in the fun. Live music starts at 9:00 p.m. and lasts until 1:00 a.m. Free and open to the public; no tickets or reservations are required. Be sure to make your dinner reservations at one of the outstanding restaurants.


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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