The Ultimate Dock Party – Hilton Head Yacht Hop 2018!

April 16th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

Hilton Head Yacht Hop 2018The 14th annual Hilton Head Yacht Hop is just weeks away! Don’t miss your opportunity to tour magnificent yachts, and enjoy food, drink, and live music during ultimate dock party. Sunday, May 6th, 2018.

The Hilton Head Yacht Hop is an exciting event presented each year by Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. Attendees enjoy the unparalleled opportunity to step aboard stunning luxury yachts docked in the Harbour Town Yacht Basin of Hilton Head Island. (more…)

It’s Time For the 42nd Annual Savannah Scottish Games!

April 13th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

42nd Annual Savannah Scottish GamesCome out to Savannah’s Bethesda Academy Campus for the 42nd annual Savannah Scottish Games. Pipe bands, dancing, competitions, shopping, food, and fun! May 5th, 2018.

The annual Savannah Scottish Games have been a tradition here since 1976. This family-friendly celebration of Scottish culture is always great fun for those of Scottish heritage – and those who wish they were!

The two biggest attractions to this annual event have to be the live entertainment and competitions.

It wouldn’t be the Savannah Scottish Games without the games and this event has plenty! Kilt-clad athletes will compete in the Scottish Hammer Throw, the Open Stone Put, Sheaf Toss, Caber Toss, and much more. (more…)

A-Town Get Down Art and Music Festival 2018

March 30th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

A-Town Get Down Art and Music Festival 2018Love music and art and planning on being in Savannah on April 21st, 2018? If so, then you do not want to miss the A-Town Get Down Art and Music Festival! This popular celebration of art and music includes a stellar lineup of performers, including headliner Chuck Leavell!

The A-Town Get Down Festival is held each year in memory of Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) student, Alex “A-Town” Townsend. Alex Townsend was a highly creative graphic design student at SCAD when he passed away. Though he only reached the age of 21, the unbridled energy of his soaring spirit touched many.

The festival is an interactive art and music event designed to inspire and provide access to the arts to under-served communities. The event draws professional, local, and regional artists as well as big crowds of eager fans. The event includes live art installations, large-scale performances, and interactive workshops. (more…)

Don’t Miss SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival 2018 in Forsyth Park

March 9th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival 2018The annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival draws out a host of talented SCAD students and alumni to create some of the most amazing chalk art you’ve ever seen. Saturday, April 28th, 2018 in Savannah’s Forsyth Park.

The annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival in Forsyth Park is one of the most amazing chalk art events around. The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) holds the event every year, transforming Forsyth Park’s paved walkways into an open-air art gallery. (more…)

Here Comes the 29th Annual Savannah Music Festival!

February 16th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Music Festival 2018The 2018 Savannah Music Festival will see more than 100 live performances in 17 days – and all in downtown Savannah. March 29th through April 14th, 2018!

The annual Savannah Music Festival is Georgia’s largest musical arts event, with concerts, dance parties, recitals, and more. The multi-genre celebration attracts renowned musicians from around the world. While the festival’s initial focus was jazz and classical, pop, folk, and other genres have been added over the years. Last year saw the introduction of film and dance productions to the mix.

Savannah Music Festival 2018 has added some new venues as well as additional programs. The biggest, new addition is the 11 hour finale on April 14th at the Trustees’ Garden. This all-day concert runs from noon to 11pm and includes headliners Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and Gillian Welch. (more…)

Get Set For Savannah Stopover Music Festival 2018

February 5th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Stopover Music Festival 2018What is 3 days long and contains over 80 bands? Savannah Stopover Music Festival 2018! Come to Savannah March 10th through the 12th for the return of this beloved annual event!

Savannah Stopover was started with musicians on their way to SXSW in mind. The festival provides a welcome “stopover” for these artists to stay and play during their journey to Austin.

The festival is also a well-known place for spotting new and breaking talent. Numerous up-and-comers like Grimes, of Montreal, The War On Drugs, Future Islands, and many others played here before making it big. Which unknown artists on this year’s roster will be headlining shows next year? (more…)

McMillan Inn’s Valentine’s Day Getaway Savannah Lodging Specials

January 15th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

Valentine's Day Getaway Savannah Lodging Specials!Make your Valentine’s Day getaway the best it can be when you take advantage of McMillan Inn’s romantic Savannah lodging specials!

The history charm, and rich culture of Savannah, GA makes it one of America’s most popular romantic destinations.

McMillan Inn is located in Savannah’s downtown historic district and surrounded so much of what make’s Savannah so romantic: graceful antebellum mansions, classically manicured parks, moss-draped oak-lined cobblestone streets. We’re also close to the best of Savannah’s museums, shops, galleries, and dining. (more…)

Come To Savannah’s Low Country Home & Garden Show 2018!

January 8th, 2018 by Corey Edwards

Low Country Home & Garden Show 2018Temperatures may currently be keeping you bundled up and inside but Savannah’s upcoming Low Country Home & Garden Show is a reminder that Spring is just around the corner! February 9th through the 11th, 2018 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

As you await the warmer seasons, do visions of spring and summer yard projects dance in your head? Are there updates to your home or garden that you’re dying to make, problems to solve, or just a general urge to refresh? If so, then Savannah’s Low Country Home & Garden Show is for you! (more…)

Tour Georgia’s Oldest, Tallest Lighthouse: Tybee Island Lighthouse

December 22nd, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Tybee Island LighthouseCome to Savannah and discover Georgia’s oldest and tallest lighthouse, one of only seven surviving colonial-era lighthouses in the country. Tybee Island Lighthouse has guarded the mouth of the Savannah River in one form or another since 1736.

Tybee Island Lighthouse has a storied history, to say the least. It made its first appearance when Georgia was still just a colony, not a state. This first incarnation was just a 90-foot tall day marker constructed of wood and brick- no light. A stark contrast to the 145-foot tall, black and white tower we know today. (more…)

Enjoy Savannah’s Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour

December 8th, 2017 by Corey Edwards

Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour 2017Enjoy Christmas sights and carols galore on Savannah’s annual Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour. The popular Savannah Christmas tradition is available 7 nights a week until December 24th!

Savannah’s is one of America’s oldest, most history rich cities. Our live oak lined, cobblestone streets look like they are right out of a story book. This effect is doubly true during the holidays. All the sparkling Christmas decorations and festive events light up the city like no other season.

If you’re going to be in Savannah over the holidays, you’ll find no end of things to see and do. One great way to see some of the best Christmas sights that Savannah has to offer is on the annual Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour.

The Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour is put on every year by Savannah’s Old Town Trolley.

Old Town Trolley has been offering Savannah trolley tours for over 30 years. The company offers a variety of fun tours throughout the year. These include hop on/hop off tours of Savannah’s historic downtown, a spooky Halloween tour, a prohibition tour, and even a Paula Deen tour!

The Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour will take you through the captivating historic district decked out in the season’s finest. Your tour includes narration by Old Town Trolley’s entertaining conductors. These amusing “elves” will fill you in on the holiday lore of Savannah’s historic homes and city squares. You’ll also be enjoy traditional Christmas carols.

The Holiday Sights Tour also includes two stops: The Isaiah Davenport House Museum and the Savannah Harbor Foundation’s 2017 Gingerbread Village at the Westin.

The Isaiah Davenport House Museum is one of Savannah’s famous historic house museums. During the holidays, guests can step back in time transported to an 1820’s family Christmas. The annual Gingerbread Village at the Westin is both a magical display and a competition. Enjoy looking over the edible creations with a tasty snack and cast your vote for best gingerbread house.

The Holly Jolly Trolley Holiday Sights Tour

Now through to December 24th, 2017 – 6pm to 8pm
Visit www.trolleytours.com for tickets and more information.

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