SPECIAL NOTE: The Brunch Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 14.
Thursday, November 7 – Sunday, December 1 — ELF THE MUSICAL: This comical stage adaptation of the classic film of the same name tells the lovable tale of Buddy the Elf. It’s a heartwarming delight for the whole family. This modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear. Savannah Theater
Thursday, Nov 21 – Saturday, Dec 14
W.W. Law Photograph Collection: “Five Years That Changed Savannah Forever: Reflecting on the Civil Rights Movement through the W. W. Law Photograph Collection” draws on a treasure trove of photographs left behind by W. W. Law, President Savannah Branch NAACP from 1950-1976, now preserved in the Municipal Archives. The exhibit reflects on five pivotal years in Savannah’s Civil Rights Movement, 1960-1965. Guest curator Dr. Otis S. Johnson, the first African American to attend and graduate from Armstrong State College, and author of “From “N Word” to Mayor: Experiencing the American Dream,” offers a unique insider’s perspective of the Savannah Movement through the lens of the photographs. Savannah Cultural Arts Center. This is a free event.
Friday, Nov 22 – Wednesday, Jan 1
December Nights and Holiday Lights: For a magnificent light display, head out to the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, where more than 500,000 lights will be on display for the holidays. With several different themed gardens, the Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens’ display is constantly described as “magical and pretty.” But the lights aren’t the only activity here; music, sweet treats and a model railroad display add to the festive 2015 holiday experience. Georgia Coastal Botanical Gardens $5 for children ages 3 – 12; $10 for adults ages 13 and over.
Sunday, Nov 24 – Wednesday, Jan 1
Thursday, November 28
Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cruise:
Join Savannah Riverboat Cruises for a delicious Traditional Southern Holiday Buffet with Live Entertainment sure to get you tapping your feet and out of your seat dancing as you cruise up and down the beautiful Savannah River. 2 Thanksgiving Day Cruises
1st – Boarding at 11:30am | Sailing from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
2nd – Boarding at 4:00pm | Sailing from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Advanced Reservations Recommended
Fare: Adults $69.95* Children(ages 5-12) $45.95*
(Children 4 & under: FREE)
Friday, November 29
Holiday Tree Lighting Savannah Holly Days are here! Celebrate the 2019 holiday season with events for the whole family during Savannah Holly Days. Live music, caroling, & Santa! Tree lighting on the corner of Bull and Broughton – celebration from 7-8pm
Saturday, November 30
Boat Parade of Lights:
A Christmas parade, Savannah style! Over 40 lighted vessels parade both sides of the waterfront starting from the Westin, accompanied by live music performances, tree lighting ceremony, and a fireworks extravaganza you won’t want to miss! $10 admission per adult accepted for the Savannah Harbor Foundation. Toys and gift cards for Greenbriar Children’s Center will also be accepted.
Typical Schedule of Events at The Westin (subject to change) 5:00pm – Holiday Food & Beverage Stations Open
6:00pm – Choir Performance
6:30pm – Bag Pipes
6:45pm – Oglethorpe’s Proclamation and Tree Lighting!
7:00pm – Cannon fires/Signals beginning of boat parade
Fireworks at the conclusion of the Parade!