There’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.
It’s “A Christmas Tradition” at Savannah Theatre
Nov 26 – Dec 26
Savannah Theatre’s annual holiday musical extravaganza, “A Christmas Tradition” truly is one.
December Nights & Holiday Lights at the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
Select evenings Nov. 27 – Dec 24
10 acres of gardens decorated with 275,000 lights along with music, snacks, and warm drinks.
Holly Jolly Trolley Tour
Nov 27 – Dec 24
Take a historical holiday-themed tour of Savannah’s historical landmarks, Christmas displays, and more.
2015 Savannah Harbor Foundation Holiday Series
Nov 27 – Dec 27
Each night a non-profit organization, children’s group, or musical performance will present their very own special holiday cheer amidst the holiday splendor of lights and decorations. Be sure to grab a treat or two at the Winter Escape Ice Bar!
The Boat Parade of Lights
Nov 28, 2015
Enjoy the spectacle of more than 60 sailboats and yachts parading through Savannah Harbor, followed by a fireworks show over the river.
Christmas on the River
Dec 4 – Dec 5
Shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts on Savannah’s River Street.
Annual Holiday Tour of Homes
Dec 12, 12pm – 5pm
Get a glimpse into some of the amazingly decorated, uniquely beautiful Savannah homes – and take home some ideas for your own!
For beautiful and classic Christmas displays, be sure to visit any or all of the below:
The Davenport House Museum
Tours focusing on how the Davenport family celebrated Christmas and New Year’s in the 1820’s.
Both The Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace and The Owens-Thomas House will be decorated in festive and historically accurate style.
The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist also decorates for Christmas but outdoes the others with its gorgeous stained-glass windows and fully be-decked sanctuary.
Savannah Holiday Lodging
No matter what you decide to do, one way to make sure your Savannah holiday is the best it possibly can be is securing accommodations at historic McMillan Inn. Our lovingly restored, 1888, Italianate Revival inn, located in the Landmark Historic District of Savannah, has twelve rooms and a Carriage House to choose from – and all within two blocks of historic Forsyth Park. Book your room at McMillan Inn now before the Christmas rush!