Savannah, GA Events, 2021

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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:
Georgia food festivals
Savannah’s best sights
5Ks, marathons and other races in Savannah
Traveling to Savannah from Atlanta
Other things to do in the city during your visit

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



– Martin Luther King Day Parade, 2022 event TBC
Annual parade through downtown Savannah in honor of Martin Luther King. More details

– Savannah Restaurant Week, 2022 event TBC
Special menus and discounted dining at Savannah area restaurants. More details

→ See more January events in Savannah


– Savannah Book Festival, 2022 event TBC
Savannah’s annual literary festival, with author book signings, presentations and more. More details

– Black Heritage Festival, 2022 event TBC
Celebration of black heritage, with music, dance, craft, art, history and food events, at various locations across Savannah. More details

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



– St Patrick’s Day Parade, 2022 event TBC
One of the biggest St Patrick’s Day parades and celebrations in the country. More details

– Savannah Stopover, 2022 event TBC
Annual music festival featuring dozens of bands and artists. Ticket purchase required. More details

– Savannah Tour of Homes and Gardens, 2022 event TBC
Self-guided walking tours of some of the city’s most beautiful and historic private homes. More details

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


– North of Gaston Street Tour of Hidden Gardens, April 22-23 2022
Self-guided walking tours of Savannah’s picturesque private gardens. More details

– Sidewalk Arts Festival, 2022 event TBC
Popular outdoor art festival at Forsyth Park, with sidewalk art works created in chalk for the day. More details

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


– VIRTUAL EVENT Sidewalk Arts Festival, April 13 - May 7 2021
Popular outdoor art festival at Forsyth Park, with sidewalk art works created in chalk for the day. More details

– Savannah Music Festival, May 23-30 2021
Major Georgia music festival, with over 100 artists performing at various Savannah locations. More details

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


→ See more June events in Savannah


– River Street Fourth of July Celebration, July 4 2021
Savannah’s main 4th of July celebration, with music and fireworks display. More details

→ See more July events in Savannah



– Gourmet Seafood & Spirits Festival, August 22-29 2021
Annual food and drink festival to benefit the Savannah Harbor Foundation, with progressive dinner, chef demonstrations, music, seafood and spirits samples, and seafood and cocktail contests. Ticket purchase required for individual events, prices vary. More details

→ See more August events in Savannah


– Savannah Jazz Festival, September 21-26 2021
Savannah’s annual Jazz Festival, a week of day- and night-time jazz concerts, some in outdoor venues. More details

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


– Savannah Film Festival, October 23-30 2021
Increasingly influential film festival with screenings ranging from major international productions to student-created shorts. More details

– Savannah Pride, October 28-30 2021
Savannah’s annual LGBT pride celebration, with numerous downtown events, held over several days. More details

– Oktoberfest, 2021 event TBC
German beer festival on River Street with a beer garden, German foods, wiener dog races and other entertainment. More details

– Tybee Island Pirate Fest, 2021 event TBC
One of Tybee Island’s best-attended annual events, with a pirate-themed parade, music and other entertainment. More details

– Picnic in the Park, 2021 event TBC
Popular free concert in Forsyth Park, with music by the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra. More details

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


– Rock ’n’ Roll Savannah, November 6-7 2021
Savannah’s annual marathon, with additional half marathon and 5K races. More details

– CANCELLED Savannah Food and Wine Festival, November 8-14 2021
Savannah’s main celebration of food and drink, with events held across the city during its week-long run including the popular River Street Stroll and Taste of Savannah. More details

→ See more November events in Savannah


– Tybee New Year’s Eve Fireworks, 2021 event TBC
New Year’s Eve fireworks display at the Tybee Island Pier. More details

– New Year’s Eve Celebration, 2021 event TBC
New Year’s Eve celebration on River Street with light show and fireworks. More details

→ See more December events in Savannah

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