June 29th, 2012 by Joe Celento
While you’re staying at our premier Savannah, GA bed and breakfast, don’t miss the local celebrations of the 4th of July holiday. There are many ways you can enjoy Independence Day in and around historic Savannah.
Savannah Georgia’s 2012 Fantastic 4th of July on the River
The city’s main celebration will take place at Rousakis Plaza on Historic River Street. Arrive early to enjoy the unique shops and galleries on the cobblestone streets. The party officially beings at 5 pm with live music, vendors and street entertainment. The fireworks show at 9:30 pm will be timed to the music simulcast on BIG 98.3 (Adventure Radio). Spread out your blanket, take your refreshments out of the cooler and enjoy the colorful explosions and good cheer of the Savannah, GA Independence Day crowd.
At McMillan Inn, walk down to the river with Innkeepers Joe and Cindy Celento to watch the spectacular display. They go every year and it’s always a pleasure to to share with their guests.
If joining the colorful throng on River Street isn’t your style, there are many other great options for enjoying the 4th of July in Savannah, GA.
4th of July Cruise
The River Street Riverboat Company has a 1-1/2 hour cruise that will be right next to the festivities on River Street. There will be a DJ playing great music, plus cash and snack bar, two climate controlled decks for guests’ comfort and an outdoor deck that will be perfect for watching the 9:20 pm Savannah, GA 4th of July Fireworks. Admission is $29.95 per adults, $23.95 per child 12 & under. For more information, visit www.savannahriverboat.com
or call (912) 232-6404.
Tybee Island 4th of July 2012
Just 18 miles from Savannah, Georgia, the scenic beaches of Tybee Island are a great place to watch the island’s annual Wednesday 4th of July Fireworks. This is a popular event, so visitors should arrive well before the 9:15 “dark thirty” start time. Although the show is staged on the pier, you can find a place on any of the eastern Tybee beaches to watch the fireworks.
Wherever you enjoy Savannah area fireworks, it’s always great to come back to your comfortable bed at McMillan Inn’s Savannah Georgia accommodations. Happy 4th of July everyone!