Week of January 22 – 27

CLOSINGS: Savannah’s Distillery Ale House will permanently close February 1st.

Tour of Churches

Veritas Academy and Genteel & Bard present the Annual Tour Of Churches – February 8: Make your reservations now for this 3-hour annual tour that is sure to sell out. This guided walking tour is an exploration of some of Savannah’s most visually stunning and historically significant churches, some over two centuries old. Led by local architects and historians, guests will enjoy an exclusive afternoon of fun and discovery, topped off by a hot chocolate reception.

WHERE: Historic Downtown Savannah

Churches on this Year’s Tour:

*Wesley Monumental UMC (built in 1878)

*The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist (built in 1780)

*St. John’s Episcopal Church (built in 1853)

*Lutheran Church of the Ascension (built in 1879)

*The Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah (built in 1819)

TICKETS Starts at 1pm.

Sunday, February 9; 1 – 4pm

Wednesday, Jan 22 – Friday, Jan 24

Tour the Coast Guard, Cutter Seneca: The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca will offer free public tours in Savannah starting Wednesday, Jan. 22, according to a USCG announcement issued Tuesday afternoon. The Seneca will be moored in downtown Savannah and is open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during Jan. 22-24.

January 23 – 25

Mountain Film on Tour: Returns to Savannah for its 11th annual film festival on January 23-25, 2020. A weekend full of thrilling, thought-provoking, and inspirational documentary films. In addition to the amazing lineup of documentary films, there will be a Coffee & Conversation with film guests and a bike ride through historic Savannah. Both events are FREE (with any ticket purchase) and fun! TICKETS Trustees Theater

January 22 – 26

Pulse Art & Technology Festival: Telfair Museums continues to lead the conversation in art and technology with its 13th installment of the PULSE Art Technology Festival. This year, the festival will take place from January 23-26 at Telfair’s Jepson Center. PULSE 2020 showcases artists and creatives who demonstrate how technology can either work against us or help us solve global problems. The multi-day event invites individuals of all ages to enjoy exciting exhibitions, screenings, lectures, workshops, and educational events. The exhibition Machines of Futility features interactive works that question technology’s usefulness, while installations in the museum’s TechSpace titled Second Nature connect virtual and augmented reality, and games with the natural world.

Pricing: PULSE Art Technology Festival is free* to museum members, students with valid ID, or with museum admission.
*Does not include opening lecture and reception on January 23 which are free to museum members or $8 for non-members.

January 23 – February 1

Tybee Restaurant Week: Tybee Island will be celebrating its Restaurant Week once again January 23-February 1, 2020. Every restaurant participating will offer a three-course meal from a prix fixe dinner menu for only $20-30. The prix fixe menu will include an appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Tybee restaurants offer a diverse range of island fare, so be sure to eat well and eat often. There are no tickets, passes or coupons required. You can eat wherever you like, whenever you like! DETAILS

Saturday, Jan 25 – Sunday, Feb 2

The Savannah Theatre cast and band recreate the timeless sound of the most influential band of the 20th century. Not an impersonation, but a tribute to the songs. You pick which ones. If you love the music, you’ll love the show!

Saturday, January 25

2020 Night at the Museum: The annual event takes visitors through night guard training and then on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum. Guests will be able to interact with historic characters from Savannah History Museum’s exhibits as they appear to magically come to life. This year’s characters include: Casimir Pulaski, Alida Harper-Fowlkes, Susie King Taylor, and many more! The event consists of a 90-minute interactive program in the museum. Guests will have the option to choose from two time slots for the program: 5 pm to 6:30 pm or 6:30 to 8 pm.

Open Fire Cooking Workshop: Enjoy a five course meal that you have prepared throughout the day, along with learning such things as choosing and caring for cast iron cookware, various cooking techniques, fire wood selection and curing, recipes and more.

This workshop will be open to anyone 12 years and older, but register early, space is limited to the first 25 paid registrants: Adults $35; Children ages 12-17 $20

Either stop by Oatland Islands Main Building Welcome Desk or call (912) 395-1502 to reserve your spot.

Sunday, January 26

ZUNZIFEST: Zunzi’s, a favorite spot for South African-inspired fare in Savannah, loves its customers, team, and community. And to prove it, the restaurant is celebrating by saying “thank you” with Zunzifest — the mother of all appreciation events – at both locations on Sunday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. During Zunzifest, guests will enjoy a signature Conquistador sandwich—crusty French bread topped with baked chicken, Romaine lettuce, tomato, and Zunzi’s sauce and dressing—for free. The Conquistador was recently named the best sandwich in Georgia by People magazine and the online restaurant guide The Infatuation. To serve as many fans as possible, the restaurant will only serve the Conquistador and the Rising Sun (vegan option), along with chips, drinks, cookies, sauces and retail items for purchase.

DRAGTASTIC – A Drag Brunch Experience: Ghost Coast Distillery, FULL on BIRD, and Jordan Sophia Alexander present Dragtastic; Savannah’s first drag brunch experience! The theme for the show is “Adventures Around The World”.Ticket cost ($30) includes top-notch performance and food provided by Full. Ghost Coast will feature specialty brunch cocktails to pair with your dragtastic brunch! Ages 21+ event. (Pooler location) 1 – 4pm.

Cousin’s Maine Lobster: As seen on ABC’s Shark Tank, Cousins Maine Lobster will be heading to Savannah at Coastal Empire Beer Co. on Sunday, January 26 from 1-5 pm for a taste of Maine in the south.

Cousin’s Maine Lobster

Tuesday, January 28

The Eighth Air Force’s Birthday: National Museum of the Might Eighth, 11am – 2:30. Details and events schedule All events are free – register ahead of time for lunch (lunch $10).

Week of January 15 – 21

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Savannah’s Waterfront was informed by the City of Savannah that City contractors will begin restoring the Belgian Block in River Street starting at Parking Lot 1 and progressing to the west toward MLK Blvd. Current schedule will require River Street to be closed between MLK and Barnard Ramp starting Tuesday, January 14 and is expected to last 6 weeks.

Tour of Homes: The 85th Annual Savannah “Tour of Homes” is set for March 26 – 29. For more information or to buy tickets click here.

January 1 – April 19, 2020

Before Midnight – Bonaventure and the Bird Girl: Telfair Museums presents Sylvia Shaw Judson’s iconic sculpture Bird Girl within the context of the history and art of Bonaventure Cemetery. Made famous by Jack Leigh‘s photograph for the cover of John Berendt’s bestselling novel of Savannah, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Judson’s sculpture was removed from the cemetery to Telfair Museums where it has been enjoyed by visitors for decades.

This exhibition will connect visitors to the history of Bonaventure, from Mary Telfair’s visits to the cemetery in the 19th century to the present day. The exhibition includes Henry Cleenewerck’s 1860 romantic painting of the cemetery on the eve of the Civil War as well as twentieth-century impressionist and realist paintings by Emma Wilkins and Louis Bouche.

January 17 – 19

20th Annual Low Country Home & Garden Show: The Annual Low Country Home & Garden Show is back for its 20th year at the Savannah Convention Center. Whether you are renovating, building, landscaping, or decorating, solve all your home and garden projects while saving time by exploring thousands of square feet of exhibits under one roof! Get inspired by new home and garden ideas and seminars, explore aisles of the latest home products and services, save money with show-only discounts, and have fun with activities for the whole family. You also won’t want to miss this year’s special guest, Joanie Sprague, from Trading Spaces & America’s Next Top Model. Tickets and details.

Friday, January 17

Join Artillery to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 18th amendment being signed into effect! Prohibition inspired cocktails in addition to the regular menu. Free glass of bubbles for anyone who comes in costume! (307 Bull Street) 4pm – 12am.

Saturday, January 18

Coastal Empire Beer Company, 6-9pm

Mischievous Musicians: Savannah Philharmonic and Lucas Theater present the fun side of classical music. First on the program will be Ibert’s Divertissement. The fun will continue with Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12, in A major, K. 414, Beethoven’s lighthearted Symphony No. 8 in F and, finally, Rossini’s Barber of Seville: Overture. Patrons also can attend a “behind the scenes” pre-concert talk, which will be offered at 6:30 p.m. by Edward Lada, director of artistic operations for the Savannah Philharmonic. Lucas Theater, 7:30 – 10pm

Sunday, January 19

Snag the Swag – Skidaway Island State Park: Snag the swag in this picture scavenger hunt throughout the park. Go to the office to get the list and complete your hunt between 9am and 4pm! Families/groups who finish the list will get to choose their prize from our Skidaway Island State Park prizes! All you need is a way to take pictures and to be ready to explore the park! $5.00 parking pass required.

Chanticleer in Concert: The Grammy award-winning male chorus in a special performance at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist. Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by the New Yorker, Chanticleer’s blend of twelve male voices and their original interpretations of vocal literature is not to be missed. TICKETS 5pm

Week of Jan 8 – 14

Special Note: The Cathedral of St John will be closed for touring thru Sunday, January 12.

Tour of Homes: The 85th Annual Savannah “Tour of Homes” is set for March 26 – 29. For more information or to buy tickets click here.

January 1 – April 19, 2020

Before Midnight – Bonaventure and the Bird Girl: Telfair Museums presents Sylvia Shaw Judson’s iconic sculpture Bird Girl within the context of the history and art of Bonaventure Cemetery. Made famous by Jack Leigh‘s photograph for the cover of John Berendt’s bestselling novel of Savannah, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Judson’s sculpture was removed from the cemetery to Telfair Museums where it has been enjoyed by visitors for decades.

This exhibition will connect visitors to the history of Bonaventure, from Mary Telfair’s visits to the cemetery in the 19th century to the present day. The exhibition includes Henry Cleenewerck’s 1860 romantic painting of the cemetery on the eve of the Civil War as well as twentieth-century impressionist and realist paintings by Emma Wilkins and Louis Bouche.

Saturday, January 11

Breakfast and Brunch Breads: Develop an understanding of mixing techniques and methods to produce deliciously irresistible scones, muffins, and biscuits for your next breakfast or brunch!

Cherry Almond Scones
Maple Scones
Danish Puff Pastry
Quick & Easy Cinnamon Rolls
“Touch of Grace” Biscuits
Sun-Dried Tomato Muffins

Only 16 seats are available for this class, so don’t delay in reserving your space today at https://www.chefdarin.com/cooking-classes-class-schedule/ Chef Darin’s Kitchen Table 10am – 1:30pm

Tybee MLK Parade and Celebration

7th Annual Tybee MLK Parade & Human Rights Celebration

Sunday, January 12

Savannah Wedding Expo: “I Do Savannah Style” – a Southern Wedding Experience. 2020 Savannah Wedding Expo purchase tickets for here for $10 https://www.eventbrite.com/e/i-do-savannah-wedding-expo-tickets-83483965789 Tickets will be $15 at the door. Hyatt Regency, 2 W Bay Street, 1 -4pm.

Drag Brunch at Moon River Brewing: Family Friendly Drag Brunch at Moon River Brewing Company! Your ticket price covers your admission and access to Moon River’s fabulous brunch buffet! A full bar and specialty beer list will be available to spice up your experience.

This event is open to all ages! A portion of proceeds will benefit the Savannah LGBT Center! There is limited seating, so get your tickets while you can! Doors will open at 11AM, and the show will begin at 12PM. Don’t miss out on what is to be a memorable experience!

Purchase your tickets online: www.clubone-online.com/shop

Tuesday, January 14

Arthouse Cinema – Jojo Rabbit: Lucas Theater presents writer director Taika Waititi (THOR: RAGNAROK, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE), in bringing his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, Jojo Rabbit, a World War II satire that follows a lonely German boy (Roman Griffin Davis as Jojo) whose world view is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother (Scarlett Johansson) is hiding a young Jewish girl (Thomasin McKenzie) in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler (Taika Waititi), Jojo must confront his blind nationalism. 7 – 9pm.

Week of December 25 – 31

***SPECIAL NOTE: Savannah’s “Open Container Law” has received temporary approval from City Council. Starting in January, the boundary for open containers will extend to portions of the Victorian District for a 90-day trial period.

OPENINGS: Joe’s at the Jepson is now open. Joe’s is a new cafe experience located inside the Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center and offers a fusion of relaxed dining and casual gourmet cuisine through an evolving artisanal menu inspired by the museum’s permanent collections and rotating exhibitions. Accessible without an admission ticket, the cafe invites you in to gather, dine, and drink.

CLOSURES: After 39 years of serving Savannah, Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub will permanently close its door January 1. Going out in style, they are hosting a blowout party for New Year’s Eve. General admission is $20 (cash only) at the door with a limited number of reserved seats in the Listening Room for $50 (currently sold out but you can add your name to the waiting list by emailing kbpub@aol.com.

Sunday, Nov 24 – Wednesday, Jan 1

Gingerbread Village Free Admission
Westin Harbor Golf Resort and Spa.

Thursday, Dec 26 – Monday, Dec 30

Holiday Evening Tours by Candlelight: Davenport House Museum – special evening tours emphasizing early 19th century celebration of the holidays, particular New Year’s Eve. The house will be filled with early 19th century music, shortbread and cider will be served. Tickets $12 – call 912-236-8097.

Savannah Riverboat Cruises

Savannah Riverboat Cruises: Savannah Riverboat will not offer cruises Christmas Day or New Year’s Day; however, they will offer 3 options for New Year’s Eve. 1. New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise; 2. New Year’s Eve Party Cruise; 3. New Year’s Eve Gala Cruise. Each cruise has different start times and costs associated with it. Reservations are required – please call 912-232-6404. Details and pricing.

Christmas Day

Annual Christmas Concert & Jam Session: SPEND CHRISTMAS EVENING WITH SAVANNAH JAZZ! Enjoy a festive holiday concert featuring Savannah’s All Star Jazz Ensemble led by Teddy Adams and Howard Paul with special guests. A special Homecoming Jam follows! Enjoy libations, snacks and silent auction gifts! All proceeds benefit Savannah Jazz. Westin Savannah Harbor, 5 – 8pm. TICKETS

Thursday, December 26

Hanukkah Wine Mixer Cooking Class: It’s the Hanukkah Wine Mixer! In the 700 Kitchen cooking school, we haven’t forgotten that Hanukkah is enjoyed by kids of all ages. In this interactive cooking class, we’ll prepare a festive hors d’oeuvres style menu (with wine of course!) Let’s celebrate traditional holiday flavors done in a fun, contemporary way. 700 Kitchen School, Mansion on Forsyth – 6 – 9pm TICKETS and menu

Sunday, December 29

Vintage Wine Tasting: Atelier Gauthe, a new art & vintage decor shop in the Starland area is hosting a vintage wine tastings with wines pulled from the private collection (rare vintage California Cab) of a personal friend. $45 per person – Reservations and wine list. 106 E 40th Street.

BONUS INFO

Wednesday, January 1, 2020No

Tybee Polar Plunge – Join thousands of brave souls and take the plunge into the brisk Atlantic Ocean at 12 noon on New Year’s Day. It’s a great way for the entire family to start off the New Year! Registration and details

Week of December 18 – 24

***SPECIAL NOTE: Savannah’s “Open Container Law” has received temporary approval from City Council. Starting in January, the boundary for open containers will extend to portions of the Victorian District for a 90-day trial period.

You never know who you’ll meet in Savannah!
Hampton Inn

Friday, Nov 21 – Sunday, Dec 22

December Nights & Holiday Lights: The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (2 Cranebrake Road) are a feast for the eyes during the holiday season! This year’s event will feature 1,000,000+ lights and a festive new displays. 6 – 9pm. $10 for adults, $5 for children.

Sunday, Nov 24 – Wednesday, Jan 1

Gingerbread Village Free Admission
Westin Harbor Golf Resort and Spa.


Sunday, Dec 8 – Sunday, Dec 22

Charlie Brown Christmas – LIVE!: Make memories with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts gang this holiday season at Savannah Children’s Theatre. Begin your holiday fun with cookie decorating, ornament making and caroling, then get cozy in the theatre to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas while sipping hot chocolate from our create-your-own cocoa bar. TICKETS

Friday, Dec 13 – Sunday, Dec 22

Around the World in 80 Days: Phileas Fogg has agreed to an outrageous wager that puts his fortune and his life at risk. With his resourceful servant Passepartout, Fogg sets out to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he’s a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in Mark Brown’s adaptation of the classic literary adventure by Jules Verne. Savannah Repertory Theater – tickets and schedule

Wednesday, December 18

Ugly Christmas Sweater Oyster Roast: Wear your ugliest Christmas Sweater and join The Crab Shack for a festive all-you-can-shuck-and-eat oyster roast. Starts at 6pm; $25 (40 Estill Hammock RD, Tybee Island)

Thursday, December 19

An Evening with Pappy Van Winkle: Enjoy Pappy Van Winkle for the holidays! Edgar’s Proof and Provisions inside The DeSoto Savannah is hosting a fabulous event for whiskey lovers. Proof & Provision’s Proofreader’s Club is hosting all whiskey lovers. Sample 4 world-renowned, hard to obtain whiskeys aged 10-20 years. $140 includes open bar, food, & whiskey tastings! TICKETS

Art Start – William Kamena-Poh: Start your day with art with our new and combined programs! Once a month, our youngest patrons are invited to the Jepson Center for story time, a special tour, and an art activity. Strollers, crying babies, toddlers, and older siblings are all welcome here.
This month’s featured exhibition is The Journey is Mine, Chapter One, an #art912 exhibition of paintings by Savannah-based artist William Kwamena-Poh.
$5 per child, Adult members free / Adult non-members $12

Friday, December 20

Biggest Reggae Night Christmas Party: 201 Tapas Lounge with DJ: Carlitobaby and DJ: Gutty Innocent. General admission, $10 (Ladies free till midnight); 10pm – 3am

DRAG Show Pub Crawl: Experience the fabulous side of life on this unique and outrageously fun drag queen guided pub crawl. Visit some of Savannah’s best bars and clubs, enjoy dancing and sing-a-longs, and spend the night in the company of a world-class drag queen. This tour is for anyone who wants to have an absolutely FABULOUS time! Allow one of Savannah’s most extraordinary Drag Queens to lead you around to several of the city’s most interesting and exciting pubs. Enjoy laughter and entertainment with your besties attending an experience like no other. 8:30-10:30pm, starting at Hitch (corner of Drayton and Liberty). TICKETS

Saturday, December 21

First Annual Trustees Garden Christmas Festival: Trustees’ Garden presents a day of family fun. In preparation of the upcoming holidays, visit the newly-renovated Kehoe Iron Works in beautiful downtown Savannah. There are activities for all ages and REAL SNOW! Charles M Morris Center at Trustees’ Garden, 11am – 7:30pm $15 for all day pass, $45 for a Family Pass TICKETS

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Lucas Theater, 7pm; TICKETS

Dashing Through the Snow, Frontporch Improv: It’s our annual show-ho-ho! With the holidays in full swing, who doesn’t need a laugh? Come on down to La Scala Ristorante and enjoy some Santa-inspired comedy with Front Porch Improv. There will be improv reindeer games, a naughty or nice list, and mistletoe shenanigans. TICKETS

Savannah SantaCon 2019: Savannah’s original holiday Pub Crawl, back for it’s 9th year! Participation is free, but must be in costume (Santa, reindeer, elves, etc.). Participants should bring an unwrapped toy valued at approximately $15 for donation at pub drop offs. 12pm – 10pm RULES and info. Must be at least 21 to participate.

A Fort Pulaski Holiday! Travel back to 1863 for a holiday visit to Cockspur Island as Fort Pulaski National Monument presents special holiday programming. Experience the fort at its festively decorated best and listen to music, learn about Christmas during the Civil War, see cannon demonstrations, and participate in family activities while enjoying live musical performances. 9am – 5pm

Monday, December 23

Lights at Ellis Square, Hannukah Celebration: Once again Savannah will join hundreds of cities around the world in spreading light, by igniting a 10-foot Chanukah Menorah at Ellis square. Greetings by Savannah’s mayor and local dignitaries. This free and festive event will feature fresh doughnuts, latkas, chocolate coins, menorah kits and a glowing Chanukah gift for all!

Special LED ROBOT performance by LASER SHOW USA – as seen on America’s Got Talent!! 5:30pm.

For more info, contact rabbi@jewishsav.com or call 912-844-2477

Tuesday, December 24

Savannah Riverboat Christmas Eve Cruises: Start your Christmas Eve celebration off with some delicious Southern fare! Delight yourself over an elaborate lunch buffet filled with your favorite down south entrees and sides while enjoying the sounds of holiday spirit dance through the air. After lunch, join us on the top deck and take advantage of great photo opportunities of Savannah’s historic riverfront and skyline while listening to our Captain’s intriguing tales and historic facts about Savannah. Lunch Cruise departs 1-2:30 p.m. Dinner Cruise departs at 5pm. Advanced reservations required. 912-232-6404 or savannahriverboat.com.

Week of December 11 – 17

***SPECIAL NOTE: Savannah’s “Open Container Law” has received temporary approval from City Council. Starting in January, the boundary for open containers will extend to portions of the Victorian District for a 90-day trial period.

Hilton Garden Inn – Historic District

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 21 – Sunday, Dec 22

December Nights & Holiday Lights: The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens (2 Cranebrake Road) are a feast for the eyes during the holiday season! This year’s event will feature 1,000,000+ lights and a festive new displays. 6 – 9pm. $10 for adults, $5 for children.

Sunday, Nov 24 – Wednesday, Jan 1

Gingerbread Village Free Admission
Westin Harbor Golf Resort and Spa.


Sunday, Dec 8 – Sunday, Dec 22

Charlie Brown Christmas – LIVE!: Make memories with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts gang this holiday season at Savannah Children’s Theatre. Begin your holiday fun with cookie decorating, ornament making and caroling, then get cozy in the theatre to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas while sipping hot chocolate from our create-your-own cocoa bar. TICKETS

Friday, Dec 13 – Sunday, Dec 22

Around the World in 80 Days: Phileas Fogg has agreed to an outrageous wager that puts his fortune and his life at risk. With his resourceful servant Passepartout, Fogg sets out to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he’s a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in Mark Brown’s adaptation of the classic literary adventure by Jules Verne. Savannah Repertory Theater – tickets and schedule

Saturday, December 14

Andrew Low House – Holiday Open House: Celebrate traditions of the season! From 10am to 4pm, all tickets will be half price, refreshments will be served in the courtyard and enjoy a 20% discount in the Museum Shop.

Savannah Fairytale Ball: Savannah Convention Center from 9am – 3:30pm. Fairytale Ball includes so many magical things – a Royal Entrance, Group Games, Ocean Yoga, Princess Crafts, Candy Buffet, Stories, and Sing-A-Longs, Princess Performances, Professional Portraits, and MORE TICKETS

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree: A fun-filled evening of holiday cheer! Enjoy listening to the sounds of the season from various choir groups and local musical artists in front of Savannah’s Christmas (corner of Bull and Broughton) tree while exploring Savannah’s Historic District. 7 – 9pm.

Savannah Brunch Festival: “Back for the 3rd year, this Savannah Brunch Festival will be the best one yet! This years festival will be from 11am – 3pm featuring live music, brunch inspired bites and all your favorite brunch cocktails!*”

COST: $15/person (General Admission tickets include entertainment and entry into the event. Participating restaurants will be serving up brunch inspired food items that they will sell for $3 each. Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Beer will be available for purchase.) TICKETS

3rd Annual Tybee Christmas Cabaret: What a holiday celebration!
You’ll hear all the classic tunes such as “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen and “Here Comes Santa Claus” to “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”, and “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree” to the TIMA chorus singing “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch.” TICKETS

Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe: Participate in activities such as caroling, burning of the yule log, dancing to live period music, and other holiday observances of the colonial period, including games and refreshments. Holiday crafts at the museum throughout the day. Holiday festivities start at 1 pm.

Sunday, December 15

Christmas at the Cathedral: Join the Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Brass under the direction of Dr. Paul Thornock Sunday, December 15, at 5:00 p.m. for Christmas at the Cathedral featuring works by John Tavener, Anton Bruckner, Michael Praetorius, and others in this popular annual performance of music for Advent and Christmas. Sing the great carols of the season with the Cathedral’s musicians and guest organist Craig Cramer of the University of Notre Dame. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 4:15 p.m.

Cirque du Canines:

Step right up, ladies and gents! Cirque du Canines, the Dog Circus, comes to the Tybee Post Theater stage. Featuring fantastic dog tricks, one-of-a-kind stunts, high-flying jumps and wall climbing fun, comedy, audience participation, and a dog-gone good time, all set to lively music.

This fun-filled show features Border Collies, Rat Terriers, Toy Poodles, Terrier Mixes, the Magical Poodles, Australian Shepherds and more. A one-hour show for audiences of all ages!

You won’t believe your eyes. You’ll gasp at the Freestyle Frisbee Dogs and delight at all forms of canine tricks and treats in a special holiday edition of Cirque du Canines! TICKETS

Week of November 27 – December 3

SPECIAL NOTE: The Brunch Festival has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 14.

Thursday, November 7 – Sunday, December 1ELF 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!