St Patrick’s Day in Savannah

February 12th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

St Patrick's Day in SavannahSt Patrick’s Day in Savannah is a big thing – we’ve been celebrating it with parades for over 200 years! – with events throughout the month, making March one of the most popular times to visit our historic city!

A significant portion of Savannah’s founders had Irish ancestry and their community continues to celebrate that proud heritage to this day. Consequently, the spirit of St Patrick’s Day in Savannah is not confined to one day but rather kick off mid-February and run through to the end of March. (more…)

Savannah Black Heritage Festival 2016

January 20th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Black Heritage Festival 2016“Reflections of a Proud Legacy” is the theme of the 27th annual, Savannah Black Heritage Festival – February 1st through the 21st, 2016 – fills February with three, full weeks of music, dance, theater, art, food, culture, and fun – and all in celebration of the undeniable contribution African Americans have made to the history and development of these United States.

Savannah Black Heritage Festival 2016 will once again be presenting a great number of special events and exhibitions during its three-week presence – and once again, admission to all festival events and activities is free! (more…)

Take A Romantic Savannah Getaway

January 11th, 2016 by Corey Edwards

Take a Romantic Savannah Getaway at McMillan Inn!Treat that special someone to a romantic Savannah getaway this Valentine’s Day and let McMillan Inn help with our collection of romantic Savannah lodging specials!

There’s no American city quite as romantic as Savannah, Georgia. While February may be for lovers for Valentine’s day, Savannah is for lovers all year long. The city’s rich beauty, history, and culture makes it the perfect destination for the reaffirmation or rekindling of your romance for each other.

Your romantic Savannah getaway can take many shapes but it all starts at McMillan Inn. Situated downtown in Savannah’s Landmark historic District, our Savannah bed and breakfast makes the perfect foundation for your lover’s holiday. (more…)

Attend Savannah Book Festival 2016

December 28th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Book Festival 2016Savannah Book Festival 2016, February 11th through the 14th, is coming and with it book signings, readings, seminars, and more presented and attended by a slate of popular authors!

Savannah Book Festival has been bringing both new and established, popular writers, along with fans of their works, to Savannah for nearly a decade, now, and another wonderful year seems in store for the 9th annual return of this beloved event.

Meet and hear your favorite authors, discover new writers, new books, and collect autographs as you enrich your mind and life at this popular and fun, annual Savannah February festival!

2016 Savannah Book Festival Headline Event authors include Paula McLain, author of Circling the Sun, William Paul Young, author of Eve: A Novel, and Erik Larson, author of Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, with over thirty other authors in attendance, representing both popular fiction and non-fiction works. (more…)

Take The Plunge – The 2016 Tybee Polar Plunge!

December 11th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Tybee Polar Plunge 2016It’s New Year’s Day, you’re in Savannah, and you’re looking for a unique and fun way to celebrate the first day of the New Year. Why not take the plunge – the 2016 Tybee Polar Plunge!

It’s a popular pastime for New Year’s Day, this throwing of one’s self into waters far too frigid to be swam in or otherwise enjoyed. Tybee Island’s Tybee Polar Plunge isn’t the only polar plunge around but, if you’re in Savannah, it’s certainly the most convenient one! (more…)

Countdown To A Savannah New Year’s Eve

November 23rd, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Savannah New Year’s EveThinking of enjoying a Savannah New Year’s Eve getaway? Great idea! There are many great ways to celebrate here in one of America’s most historic cities.

Savannah, Hostess City of the South, has some of the best New Year’s Eve events planned – more than we can possibly list here – so we’ve put together a short list of some of the better options for celebrating a Savannah New Year’s Eve and ringing in 2016! (more…)

Experience the Savannah Harbor Holiday Series 2015

November 14th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Harbor Holiday Series 2015Looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit during your Savannah getaway? The Savannah Harbor Holiday Series, Nov 28 to Dec 25, is guaranteed to do just that, with thousands of twinkling lights, nightly bonfires, holiday treats, and special events every weekend! (more…)

Plan Your Savannah Holiday Getaway, Now!

October 30th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Holiday GetawayThere’s always something exciting to do or see in Savannah but, once the end of the year rolls around, the city really shines. Plan your Savannah holiday getaway now and see the city at its prettiest!

If you’ve never enjoyed a Savannah Christmas or New Year’s Eve, you’re in for quite the treat. Everywhere you look there are bright decorations. Every where you go, good holiday spirit. There’s so much to do, the city is like an advent calendar of events celebrating the season. (more…)

Davenport House Museum – “Stranger Than Fiction!”

October 9th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Davenport House Museum – "Stranger Than Fiction" Halloween 2015Savannah’s Davenport House Museum is always a great place to visit but, as Halloween approaches, it becomes even more enticing as strange tales from Savannah’s rich history bubble to the surface. Relive 19th century mysteries at The Davenport House Museum’s “Stranger Than Fiction!”

The Isaiah Davenport House Museum is one of Savannah’s portals to the past: a historic building restored to its 1820’s glory for the sake of preservation as well as education.

Initially constructed around 1820, the Davenport House was originally the home of Savannah artisan Isaiah Davenport and his family. Later it was a boarding house, and even later still, a neglected building in need of either demolition or restoration. Luckily a group of concerned citizens formed the Historic Savannah Foundation with an eye on saving the Davenport House as it’s first project and the rest is … a very special history museum! (more…)

Savannah Folk Music Festival 2015

September 25th, 2015 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Folk Music Festival 2015The 26th Annual Savannah Folk Music Festival is back and celebrating all things folk, Friday, October 9th through Sunday, October 11th, 2015!

Folk music is an important part of America’s social, historical, and cultural fabric and the Savannah Folk Music Festival celebrates this living and lively with a series of events and concerts featuring some of the country’s best folk musicians. After a quarter century, Savannah FolkFest has become not just an event but a tradition, drawing nationally and regionally recognized folk superstars, as well as attendees from around the country! (more…)

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