Savannah's Festival Calendar (2024)


Savannah events attract an immense number of visitors to the city each year. Some of the biggest festivals in Savannah can bring tens or even hundreds of thousands of people: its St Patrick’s Day celebration is among the best-attended in the world.

Other popular Savannah festivals include spring music festivals such as the Savannah Stopover and Savannah Music Festival. Fall brings events such as the Savannah Jazz Festival, Savannah Food and Wine Festival and the Savannah Film Festival.

Additional highlights of Savannah’s event calendar include spring home and garden tours, timed to coincide with the best of the city’s blooms, the Savannah Pride festival, and July 4th and New Year’s fireworks

→ For a full list of festivals and events in Savannah, see events by month: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

See also:
Upcoming concerts in Savannah
Georgia food festivals
Savannah’s best sights
5Ks, marathons and other races in Savannah
Traveling to Savannah from Atlanta

!Event dates, venue and other details may change at short notice. Please check all information at the official website before planning your travel.

May 2024

– SCAD Sand Arts Festival, May 3 2024
Annual art festival in Tybee Island featuring sand sculpture competition between SCAD students and alumni. More details

– Art & Soul Music Festival, May 4 2024
Free festival at City Market, with art demonstrations, live music and more. More details

– Savannah Scottish Games & Celtic Festival, May 4 2024
Scottish heritage festival at Bethesda Academy, with traditional live music, dancing, athletic competitions, Scottish societies, food, sheep herding, falconry and more. More details

– Doggie Carnival, May 5 2024
Annual festival of the Humane Society for Greater Savannah, in Forsyth Park, with dog- and child-friendly games and activities, dog derby, food and drink, and more. More details

– Fairy and Gnome Festival, May 11 2024
Annual family festival at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center, with outdoor play, games, crafts, food and more. More details

– Tybee Beach Bum Parade, May 17 2024
Annual parade and water fight along Butler Avenue. More details

→ See more May events in Savannah or see May events in Georgia

June 2024

Events this month to be confirmed.

→ See more June events in Savannah

July 2024

– 4th of July Fireworks, July 4 2024
Independence Day fireworks show at the Tybee Island Pier. More details


→ See more July events in Savannah

August 2024

Events this month to be confirmed.


→ See more August events in Savannah

September 2024

Events this month to be confirmed.


→ See more September events in Savannah or see September events in Georgia

October 2024

– Tybee Island Pirate Fest, October 10-13 2024
Big annual festival in Tybee Island, with pirate performers, parade, live music, children’s activities, vendors and more. More details

– SCAD Savannah Film Festival, October 26 - November 2 2023
Big annual festival of international film, in association with the Savannah College of Art and Design. More details


→ See more October events in Savannah or see October events in Georgia

November 2024

– SCAD Savannah Film Festival, October 26 - November 2 2023
Big annual festival of international film, in association with the Savannah College of Art and Design. More details

– Jewish Food Festival, November 17 2024
Popular annual food festival organized by Congregation Mickve Israel, featuring Jewish foods, and Jewish music and dance. More details


→ See more November events in Savannah

December 2024

– Enmarket Savannah Bridge Run, December 7 2024
Popular annual 5K, 10K and 15K races across the Savannah River Bridge. More details


→ See more December events in Savannah

January 2025

– Mountainfilm on Tour, January 24-25 2025
Annual festival of environment- and outdoors-focused film. More details

– YMCA Critz Tybee Run Fest, January 31 - February 1 2025
Annual race series in Tybee Island, with 5K, 10K, half marathon, 1 mile and 2.8 mile beach runs, adding up to a full marathon. More details


→ See more January events in Savannah

February 2025

– YMCA Critz Tybee Run Fest, January 31 - February 1 2025
Annual race series in Tybee Island, with 5K, 10K, half marathon, 1 mile and 2.8 mile beach runs, adding up to a full marathon. More details

– Savannah Book Festival, February 6-9 2025
Popular annual literary festival with a range of events across Savannah and a free festival day on Saturday, with presentations by well-known authors, book signings and more. More details


→ See more February events in Savannah or see February events in Georgia

March 2025

Events this month to be confirmed.


→ See more March events in Savannah or see March events in Georgia

April 2025

Events this month to be confirmed.


→ See more April events in Savannah or see April events in Georgia

More Events & Things To Do In Savannah & Nearby

Food festivals in Georgia
Spring and summer food festivals in Savannah and the lowcountry
Fall food festivals in Savannah and the lowcountry
Hilton Head, SC events
Beaufort, SC events
Tybee Island events

See also:
Museums in Savannah
Historic house tours
Guided tours of Savannah
Kayak tours near Savannah
State parks and wildlife refuges near Savannah
Other things to do in Savannah


Savannah's Festival Calendar (2024)

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