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Things to do in Savannah, GA

Visiting and looking for things to do in Savannah? From the Savannah Film Festival sponsored by SCAD to our famous St. Patrick's Day celebration and everything in between, there is always plenty of stuff to do in Savannah and fun times to be had year-round. Check out the list of upcoming events in Savannah, GA below.

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Savannah Events Calendar:

Date: Feb 09, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016
Time: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays; 2pm
Savannah Theatre
222 Bull Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Enjoy 90 minutes, up close and personal, with Savannah's most famous tour guide - as he shares all of his historical insight, down-home humor, captivating stories and little-known trivia about Savannah's rich and diverse past and present. All told in his award-winning, personable style, while sitting inside the air-conditioned comfort of the Historic Savannah Theatre.

Date: Sep 11, 2016 to Oct 31, 2016
Time: 8pm
Moon River Brewing Company
21 West Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Our Savannah haunted pub crawl is just for adults! Come join our knowledgeable and fully-licensed guides (in period costume!) on an informative and humorous two-hour candlelight walking tour of Savannah's pubs and taverns. You'll enjoy our strange history and both types of local "spirits" as we explore two types of Savannah's time-honored traditions: ghost stories and alcohol.

Date: Sep 15, 2016 to Oct 30, 2016
Time: 9:30pm
Tondees Tavern
7 E Bay Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Take one of our newest Ghost Tours in Savannah and the only Haunted Pub Walk that takes you inside one of the most infamous landmarks featured on SyFy's "Ghost Hunters" and Travel Channel's "Ghost Adventures!"

Meet your Ghostly Guide at Tondees Tavern and stroll from pub to pub hearing the ghastly tales from Savannah's darker days, see and hear paranormal evidence captured through various investigations, and do so while enjoying your own "spirits" along the way.

Date: Oct 07, 2016 to Oct 31, 2016
Time: 7:30pm-11pm
Alee Temple
100 Eisenberg Dr
Savannah, GA 31406

Our Haunted House is primarily an indoor event, our Haunted House is one of the scariest in Georgia! We are located in the scariest city in America, Savannah, GA - our address is 100 Eisenberg Dr. - We hope to scare ya there!

Date: Oct 29, 2016 to Oct 29, 2016
Time: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Daffin Park
1500 E Victory Dr
Savannah, GA 31404

Well FED is excited to announce the 6th Annual Savannah Food Day Festival held in Daffin Park on October 29th. The Savannah Food Day Festival is the largest in the nation and celebrates sustainable, accessible and healthy foods. Join as over 100 local organizations and businesses come together to celebrate a national movement in support of local, affordable, sustainable food. The free event is open to the public from 11:00 am to 5:00pm and includes a farmers market, educational workshops, top local bands, art activities, food vendors and more!

This year's festival includes over 25 FREE workshops and classes with topics such organic gardening, cooking classes, sustainable living, nutrition, and more. There will be entertaining and educational activities for kids of all ages, includes puppet shows, arts & crafts, interactive workshops and children's games. Bring your blankets and chairs to take in the all day concert, with live performances by Savannah's top musical acts. Shop for fresh produce and goods from the largest gathering of farmers in Savannah, along with many other local vendors andexhibitors. This is the perfect event for the entire family, filled with opportunities to experience,learn and grow!

Date: Oct 29, 2016 to Oct 29, 2016
Time: 4pm-11pm
The Rail Pub
405 W Congress Street
Savannah, GA 31401

The Nightmare on Congress Street” Halloween Themed Bar Crawl is Savannah's creepiest and scariest bar crawl along Savannah's eeriest strip. This is also SAVANNAH'S LARGEST COSTUME CONTEST! Total purse of $2500. As opposed to a typical "bar crawl" where participants travel as one big group with designated time slots at each bar, this event allows participants to "crawl" at their own pace." Along with some free giveaways, crawlers will quench their thirst on drink specials at each participating bar as they creep down chilling and haunted Congress Street. Register now and become part of the Fall's most fun and creepiest party!

Date: Nov 05, 2016 to Nov 05, 2016
W Bay Strett & Bull Street
W Bay St & Bull St
Savannah, GA 31401

Take to the streets of Savannah on November 5-6, 2016. Join in on the fun with the Marathon, Half Marathon, 2-Person Half Marathon Relay, 5K, and 1 Mile! Join us for our 6th year running and experience all the charm this city has to offer!

Date: Nov 08, 2016 to Nov 08, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 PM
The Whitman Mansion
611 Whitaker St
Savannah, GA 31401

Is it whiskey or whisky? Maybe a great scotch or top of the charts bourbon? Whisky at the Whitman might just answer all the questions. This unique tasting experience will be an unparalleled opportunity to taste some of the best brands available. Throw in some top of the line chefs creating any number of great food tastings, add in a cigar bar and this will be one night for the true connoisseur of all things great.

Whisky at the Whitman is a new event for 2016, one that will raise the bar and set the standard for years to come. The Festival is also proud to partner with the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire for this event and will be donating 100% of the ticket proceeds to their benefit. Seems like a win/win to all of us. You don't want to miss this one!

Date: Nov 09, 2016 to Nov 09, 2016
Time: Reception @ 6:00PM, Dinner @ 7:00PM
Cohen's Retreat
5715 Skidaway Rd
Savannah, GA 31406

The Savannah Food & Wine Festival, presented by Publix will be hosting the Celebrity Chef Tour once again this year. The Celebrity Chef Tour is a celebration of culinary camaraderie between award-winning James Beard Foundation recognized chefs, along with Savannah’s chefs and culinary community. It’s a unique dinner that brings together chefs, world-renowned winemakers and beverage experts to create a multi-course, interactive dining experience.

The Celebrity Chef Tour is the festival’s most epic culinary event with James Beard Foundation recognized chefs bringing their diverse talents together for a magical, memorable and collaborative experience. This year’s Celebrity Chef Tour dinner will exemplify some of the country's leading chefs and showcase some of Savannah’s leading chefs and culinary students.

The Festival and the James Beard Foundation are currently finalizing the participants and location for the 2016 dinner. Details will be provided as they come available.

Date: Nov 10, 2016 to Nov 10, 2016
Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa
1 Resort Dr
Savannah, GA 31401

If you like the best of the best, this is the venue for you. The Grand Reserve Tasting is the showcase wine event for some of the finest wines in the world. With many of the wines averaging $50 per bottle the event also includes excellent small plate tastings, with limited ticket availability.

This event is an annual sell-out! Additionally, all patrons will receive a collectible piece of crystal stemware for the tasting as a souvenir.

Date: Nov 10, 2016 to Nov 10, 2016
Time: 8:00 - 11:00 PM
Georgia State Railroad Museum
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, GA 31401

With the 1920s prohibition came the speakeasy, that secret, underground social club. Not everyone knew about it, just like not everyone knows about the hidden gems of Savannah’s local talent, culinary products, craft beers, spirits--all uniquely Savannah. And, the only way you’re going to find out is with the “Golden Ticket”.

So, grab your best flapper fringe, zoot suit and Fedora for the Secret Savannah Speakeasy! Come ready to meet the taste makers of what Savannah eats and drinks with small-plate tastings and libations aplenty. Taste Savannah’s best hand-crafted cocktails and craft brews and enjoy a wide array of music and entertainment, reminiscent of Savannah’s prohibition heydays – and rub elbows with the who’s who in town for the festival!

Wear your best prohibition-era attire and enter to win a "2017 Savannah Food & Wine Festival Weekend Package for Two". The Secret Savannah Speakeasy is presented by Eat It and Like It, Savannah Morning News, Savannah Magazine and Do Savannah. The event will take place in a secret location at the Georgia State Railroad Museum – you have to have the “Golden Ticket” and you’ll find out where when you arrive!

NEW this year, the Bartenders Challenge Final Round will be held at the Speakeasy!

Taste of Savannah - Savannah Food and Wine Festival
Date: Nov 12, 2016 to Nov 12, 2016
Time: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
Georgia State Railroad Museum
655 Louisville Rd
Savannah, GA 31401

This signature, festival event proved to be a huge hit at its new location, the Georgia State Railroad Museum. As you take in a piece of history, you’ll wander the grounds savoring hundreds of wines, spirits, Belgium beers. Your ticket will get you unlimited tastings in a souvenir leaded crystal wine glass.

Savannah’s best restaurants will be participating with culinary delights, which are available for purchase. You will receive five FREE food tokens with your ticket to the Taste of Savannah, to get your taste buds pointed in the right direction!

You will have unlimited access to a wide variety of cooking demonstrations, learning experiences and new venues.

Date: Nov 13, 2016 to Nov 13, 2016
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Rousakis Riverfront Plaza
115 East River Street
Savannah, GA 31401

River Street…where it all began in 1733, today it’s the place to be. That’s why we’re bringing the hottest festival to the coolest part of town with the River Street Stroll. You’ll taste you way through hundreds of wines, spirits, and beer—everything from hand-crafted cocktails to wines and beers from around the world! All this takes place riverfront, overlooking the majestic Savannah River.

After you get your tickets to this fun tasting event, be sure to make reservations at one of the many great restaurants on romantic River Street or historic, downtown Savannah. The River Street Stroll sells out every year, so don’t wait to get your tickets!

Date: Nov 13, 2016 to Nov 13, 2016
Time: 12:00PM to 3:00PM
Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa
1 Resort Dr
Savannah, GA 31421

Join us for our Grand Finale in the ballroom at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. Relax to the sounds of smooth jazz, great food and after brunch, enjoy a relaxing stroll of the Westin grounds, all the while enjoying the scenic views of the Savannah River and downtown Savannah's Historic River Street.

The best that a brunch can offer, live music to relax the soul, some of the best views available in Savannah, all accompanied with some great Champagne and cocktail offerings.

And of course...cheers to 2017!

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