2018 Events In Daffin Park

Savannah’s Daffin Park hosts several major events and festivals each year, with races, food and music festivals, and fundraising and other community events (its downtown counterpart Forsyth Park is another popular Savannah events space).

Daffin Park is located around 3 miles southeast of Historic District Savannah. Get directions

– For other events in Savannah, see: things to do in January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November or December.

!Event details are correct as of February 2018, but may change at short notice. Please check the official event website for the most up-to-date information before planning your trip.



St Patrick’s Day Rugby Tournament, Saturday March 10 - Sunday March 11 2018. Annual rugby tournament in Daffin Park with teams from across the United States and Europe. More details

Miles for Meals 5K, Saturday March 24 2018. This charity race around Daffin Park and surrounding streets benefits the Meals on Wheels program, providing food for homebound or at-risk seniors in coastal Georgia. Registration required. More details

Publix Savannah Women’s Half and 5K, Saturday April 7 2018. The route of this recently-established women-oriented race (men may participate but are not eligible for finisher awards) passes through Daffin Park, then through the Historic District and Forsyth Park. Please note that the post-race party, with live music, refreshments and awards is held at Forsyth Park, downtown. Registration required. Event website

Easter Egg Hunt, 2018 events TBC. At least one egg hunt is usually held each year in Daffin Park over the Easter weekend.

Relay For Life of Chatham County, Friday May 11 2018. Charity community event raising money for the American Cancer Society, with a relay Survivor/Caregiver Walk and ceremonies in Daffin Park. More details


Savannah Food Truck Festival, 2018 event TBC. Food truck festival in Daffin Park, with many different food trucks, live music and other entertainments. More details

Southern Family Food & Music Festival, 2018 event TBC. A celebration of southern food, music and family. More details

Saucony XC Kickoff Classic, 2018 event TBC. A series of races through Daffin Park for cross country runners from regional high school teams, with girls’ and boys’ events and one 5K race open to the public. Registration required. More details



Savannah Food Day Festival, 2018 event TBC. The Food Day Festival is a free outdoor festival – with a live concert, exhibits and vendors, plus a farmers’ market, workshops and cooking classes – intended to promote healthy eating, sustainable agriculture, animal welfare and fair working conditions in the food industry. Event website

Savannah Food Truck Festival, Sunday October 15 2017. Food truck festival in Daffin Park, with live music, kid's activities, arts and crafts and more. Free admission, ticket purchase required for some events. More details

Midnight Garden Ride, 2018 event TBC. Escorted family-friendly evening bike ride through Savannah, followed by live music and other entertainments at the Good and Evil Party at Daffin Park’s Grayson Stadium. Event benefits the Savannah Bicycle Campaign, which works to promote cycling in the city. Registration required. More details

Rock N Roll Savannah, Sunday November 4 2018. The Rock ‘N’ Roll Savannah weekend (November 3-4 2018) features several runs centered around Forsyth and Daffin Parks. Daffin Park hosts the 5K and 1K events, to be held on Sunday November 4. Registration required. More details

United Way Turkey Trot, Thursday November 22 2018. This 4-mile race (plus children’s events) through Daffin Park and surrounding streets benefits United Way of the Coastal Empire, which provides support for community programs and services in coastal Georgia. Registration required. More details