Erin Go Bragh! It’s Savannah Irish Festival 2019

January 18th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Irish Festival 2019Celebrate Irish heritage in Savannah this President’s Day Weekend during Savannah Irish Festival 2019! A weekend of Irish culture, music, food, and fun! February 16th and 17th, 2019 at the Savannah Civic Center.

Savannah’s Irish heritage is deep, having begun arriving here on some of the first ships to the new colony in 1734. At least nine of the first colonists granted land in Georgia were Irish. After English, more Georgians can claim Irish ancestry than any other. Is it any wonder that our St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are the second largest in the nation? (more…)

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…)

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