Forsyth Park Events, 2024

Savannah’s historic Forsyth Park and its extension are the venue for many of the city’s annual events and festivals. The park is located in the south of the Historic District, and is easily accessible on foot, driving or by public transport (nearby on-street parking may be hard to find during the best-attended events). Get directions

The majority of festivals and special events are held in the southern extension of the park.

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See also:
Savannah’s must-see sights
Fort Pulaski
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Where to park for free

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

Year-round Events In Forsyth Park

The Forsyth Farmers’ Market is held almost every Saturday in the southern end of Forsyth Park, 9am-1pm.

The weekly market was established in 2009. Vendors sell locally produced food and plants, most of which they have grown or made themselves. The market aims to promote community engagement and to raise awareness of food access issues and sustainable agriculture. See the Forsyth Farmers’ Market website for more details.

April 2024 Events In Forsyth Park

– Publix Savannah Women’s Half & 5K, April 6 2024
Annual women’s half marathon and 5K races through downtown Savannah and Daffin Park. Men may participate, but only women are eligible for prizes. More details

– SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival, April 27 2024
Popular annual festival in Forsyth Park featuring pavement chalk art by SCAD students and alumni and local high school students, plus food and music. More details

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May 2024 Events In Forsyth Park

– 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

– Savannah Mile, May 18 2024
1-mile run at Forsyth Park to benefit the 200 Club, which assists the families of people killed in the line of duty. More details

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June 2024 Events In Forsyth Park

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September 2024 Events In Forsyth Park

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October 2024 Events In Forsyth Park

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December 2024 Events In Forsyth Park

– Chanukah at Forsyth, 2024 event TBC. Holiday event in Forsyth Park, with Menorah-lighting, Jewish foods and crafts, live music and more. More details

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February 2025 Events In Forsyth Park

Georgia Day Parade, 2025 event TBC. Annual costumed and musical parade commemorating the founding of Georgia in 1733, beginning at Forsyth Park and continuing along Bull Street to City Hall. Free to attend. More details

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March 2025 Events In Forsyth Park

– Greening of the Fountain, 2025 event TBC
Annual St Patrick’s Day event in Forsyth Park, in which the water in the fountain is dyed green. More details

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More Things To Do In Savannah & Nearby

Georgia food festivals
Lowcountry seafood festivals
Hilton Head events
Tybee Island events
Black history tours of Savannah
Ghost tours
Free things to do in Savannah
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Skidaway Island State Park
Kayak tours near Savannah
Ebenezer Creek blackwater swamp