Celebrate a Savannh Mardi Gras on Tybee Island!

January 23rd, 2020 by Corey Edwards

Savannh Mardi Gras 2020As February approaches, thoughts turn to love and … Mardi Gras! Mardi Gras is celebrated all over the world, including right here on Tybee Island. Come experience a Savannah Mardi Gras on Tybee, February 22, 2020!

When thinking of Mardi Gras, most people first think of New Orleans, and no wonder.

The first American Mardi Gras was celebrated in 1703, in Mobile, AL while the city was still the capital of French colonial Louisiana. When New Orleans became the capital of Louisiana in 1723, the Mardi Gras tradition followed. The city continues to host one of the world’s largest Mardi Gras events to this day.

But it’s certainly not the only city hosting one.

Tybee Island hosts Savannah Mardi Gras. Tybee is a beautiful, barrier island located just 20 minutes or so from the heart of downtown Savannah. (more…)

Here Comes Savannah Book Festival 2020!

January 10th, 2020 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Book Festival 2020Savannah Book Festival is coming right up – February 13th through the 16th. Seminars, sales, and over 40 authors on hand for book signings and readings.

Savannah Book Festival (SBF) celebrates 13 years of bringing both new and award-winning authors to Savannah in 2020. The annual event is the perfect place to discover and buy new books. You can hear your favorite authors speak, collect their signatures, learn about the craft, and so much more! (more…)

On Your Marks for Savannah Bridge Run 2019!

November 17th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Bridge Run 2019Come challenge yourself at “the South’s toughest bridge race” – Savannah Bridge Run 2019. The annual race sees participants competing in 5K, 10K, and 15K road races across Savannah’s historic Talmadge Memorial Bridge. December 7th, 2019.

If the idea of running across Savannah’s Talmadge Memorial Bridge 1, 2, or even 3 times sounds fun then the annual Savannah Bridge Run is for you!

The Talmadge Memorial Bridge is a 1.4 mile long cable-stayed bridge that connects downtown Savannah to Hutchinson Island over the Savannah River. The iconic span offers runners a slight, 5.5% grade and takes them some 196 feet above the river.

Runners have the option to compete in one of three different events. (more…)

SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2019 and Savannah Food and Wine Festival

October 13th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2019The fall fun continues with two signature Savannah events: cinephiles and epicures alike celebrate the return of SCAD Savannah Film Festival and the Savannah Food and Wine Festival!

It may be autumn but it feels like festival season with all the things to do and see in Savannah at this time of year. Before you know it, we’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving, then the end of the year holidays.

If you’re thinking of a Savannah escape, now is the time to make those plans before all the best accommodations are spoken for. (more…)

Savannah Speed Classic and Savannah Pride Festival 2019

October 6th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Speed Classic 2019It’s fall and Savannah is alive with end of the year festivals and events. October means Halloween, of course – but that’s not all. The month also sees Savannah Speed Classic 2019 and Savannah Pride Festival 2019, both of which kick off on October 24th! (more…)

Savannah Picnic in the Park – Music Under The Stars

September 9th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Picnic in the Park 2019Savannah Picnic in the Park is Savannah’s largest, outdoor musical event. Join the Savannah Philharmonic and others for an evening of music under the stars in Forsyth Park. Sunday October 6th, 2019.

Picnic in the Park has been a Savannah tradition for over 30 years ago, now. The event, which is free and open to the public, remains one of the city’s most popular concerts with more than 18,000 people expected at this year’s event. (more…)

Savannah City Market – Shopping, Dining, Art, & Entertainment

August 26th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah City MarketSavannah City Market is four blocks of open-air shopping, dining, art, entertainment, and history. In fact, with little exception, the property has been Savannah’s central marketplace since the 1700’s!

When it comes to shopping, dining, art, entertainment, and history, the city of Savannah has it all. Not every part of the city has as strong a concentration of all these things as the City Market, however. Just 2 blocks from River Street, by 1755 the spot was already a bustling hive of farmers, fishers, and tradespeople hawking their wares.

Yet Savannah City Market has long been more than just a simple center of commerce.

While 18th century Savannahians would not recognize today’s City Market, they would definitely be familiar with its position as an important city social hub. So important, in fact, that even a series of devastating changes and disasters could not keep the City Market down. (more…)

Don’t Miss Savannah Jazz Fest 2019!

August 15th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Jazz Fest 2019Get set for Savannah Jazz Fest 2019, the annual music celebration held in venues around Savannah, GA. This year’s event promises 27 free performances from an enviable selection of regional, national, and international jazz artists. September 22nd through the 28th, 2019.

2019 marks the 38th anniversary of the Savannah Jazz Festival, Savannah’s annual celebration of jazz music. The week-long event includes a variety of free jazz concerts held around town, such as the Lucas Theatre, the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, and Forsyth Park. A few of the venues will be charging a $10 fee to cover costs but most will be free. (more…)

Savannah VOICE Festival 2019 – Heaven and Earth

July 15th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah VOICE Festival 2019Get set for three weeks of stunning vocal performances at Savannah VOICE Festival 2019! Opera, musical theatre, and popular song performances in and around Savannah, GA. August 3rd through the 25th, 2019.

This year’s impressive lineup includes four operas: Poulenc’s “Dialogues of the Carmelites,” Portman’s “The Little Prince,” Ching’s “The Birthday Clown” and “I Pagliacci” from Leoncavallo. The festival isn’t all operas, however. Broadway tunes, jazz, swing, and even rock music will all play a role in this year’s festivities. (more…)

Savannah Seafood Festival 2019 – Gourmet Seafood & Spirits!

July 5th, 2019 by Corey Edwards

Savannah Seafood Festival 2019The 6th annual Savannah Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival is 4 days of mouth watering seafood dishes and craft cocktails prepped by culinary masters and champion mixologists. It’s the Savannah seafood festival yo DO NOT want to miss! August 1st through the 4th, 2019!

Whether you’re a fan of excellent food and drink or just a fun night out on the town, this annual Savannah seafood festival is for you! Chefs and mixologists from across the region and the country come both to participate in and partake of the event. (more…)