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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
Location: Savannah Theatre

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: May 27, 2016 to May 27, 2016
Time: 5-6PM
Location: Davenport House Museum

Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in Davenport House's beautiful courtyard garden. Patrons will visit areas of the home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea given with costumed interpreters in the garden. On inclement weather dates, tea will be taken inside the house museum. The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs. LENGTH OF PROGRAM: 60 to 75 minutes

Date: May 28, 2016 to May 28, 2016
Time: 8-10AM
Location: Davenport House Museum

See what survives of 1820s Savannah that master builder Isaiah Davenport knew. Beginning at the Davenport House Museum (1820) participants will walk by some of the finest examples of preservation in the city and learn about what no longer remains. Topics to include the Great Fire of 1820, the yellow fever epidemic of 1820, Lafayette's visit to Savannah in 1825 and the celebrations surrounding the 50th anniversary of the United States in 1826. Coffee and treats in the Davenport House garden will follow.

Date: May 28, 2016 to May 28, 2016
Time: 2-10pm
Location: Starts at Savannah Smiles

Stafford Promotions invites you to the 3rd Annual "The Crawl of the South" Memorial Day Bar Crawl. This event will take place on Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 2-10pm. A portion of the proceeds from the crawl will benefit The Leukemia & LymphomaSociety.

Date: May 28, 2016 to May 28, 2016
Time: 3pm-8pm
Location: Jelinek Creative Spaces, 101 N Fahm Street

Join Savannah's favorite artists, small-scale DIY creatives and local business owners for a family friendly event - Fundraiser for the Ogeechee Riverkeeper. Craft Beer / Hamburger-Hot Dogs / Kid's Art Actives and shopping!

Date: Jun 03, 2016 to Jun 04, 2016
Time: Varies
Location: Rousakis Riverfront Plaza

Deep southern blues, smooth jazz and smokey BBQ will be served up at the 4th Annual Savannah Blues, Jazz & BBQ Festival. Bring the family along with your appetite, and get ready to pig out on some mouthwatering BBQ from local restaurants & catering companies!
Event Times:
Friday, June 3 from 4-10pm
Saturday, June 4 from 10am-10pm

Date: Jun 03, 2016 to Jun 03, 2016
Time: 9:30PM
Location: Rousakis Riverfront Plaza

Celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with First Friday Fireworks on historic River Street!

First Friday Fireworks are presented by Wet Willie's Savannah begin at 9:30pm.

Date: Jun 04, 2016 to Jun 04, 2016
Location: Coaches Corner

Average Joes Entertainment and genre-fusing artist, Demun Jones, is bringing his unique blend of country and hip-hop sounds to Coaches Corner in Savannah, GA Saturday, June 4. Jones' high-energy full-band show will showcase songs from his recently released album, "BEAST." Doors open at 7pm and tickets start at $20.

Juneteenth Festival
Date: Jun 11, 2016 to Jun 11, 2016
Time: 1-4PM
Location: Jepson Center for the Arts

Juneteenth is the celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Learn more about Savannah's history through storytelling, hands-on activities, demonstrations of traditional crafts and live performances.

Date: Jun 18, 2016 to Jun 18, 2016
Time: 8AM-12PM
Location: JCB's North American Headquarters

JCB MudFest is the JCB version of a Mud Run - but MORE! The JCB MudFest has a history of innovation, just like the company and its products. This year's 5th annual JCB Mud Run will be a little badder, a little muddier and even more popular. 2016 will be one epic big muddy mess. This year's race will be another 5 miles of mud, obstacles and more - each year you ask for bigger and better - and have we disappointed you yet?! We didn't think so - runners will face some new challenges, or as we say at JCB, opportunities to show what you're made of - and as always some of the favorites like the JCB lake and tire field will be back in all their glory with a few new shake ups to keep it interesting. The event in entirely profitable benefiting The Lady Bamford Center for Early Childhood Development. Don't miss out - register today!

Date: Jun 19, 2016 to Jun 19, 2016
Time: 1-2:30PM
Location: 9 East River Street

Happy Father's Day! Let Savannah Riverboat Cruises take care of everything this Father's Day! Join us onboard for our Special Father's Day Brunch Cruise. Dad can sit back and relax while enjoying our exceptional Brunch. He won't leave hungry!

Date: Jun 19, 2016 to Jun 19, 2016
Time: 7-9PM
Location: 9 East River Street

Sit back, Relax, and let us do all of the work! This Father's Day, let Savannah Riverboat Cruises help you make this a Father's Day he will never forget! This 2 hour cruise includes a buffet dinner, live entertainment, and an unforgettable evening!

Date: Jun 19, 2016 to Jun 19, 2016
Time: 10AM-6PM
Location: Savannah Civic Center

Come out to the inaugural Savannah Summer Slam tournament hosted by the Savannah Derby Devils. Two-full days of action packed Roller Derby. Teams Scheduled: Savannah Jr. Derbytaunts Florida Junior Roller Derby Miami's Vice City Rollers Jacksonville RollerGirls River City Rat Pack Gainesville Roller Rebels ROGUE ROLLERGIRLS Tallahassee RollerGirls and of course... The Savannah Derby Devils All-Stars and Hostess City Hellions The All-Stars will be playing sanctioned bouts for national ranking. The weekend will cap off with a mixed scrimmage featuring a mix of players from all the leagues attending.

Date: Jun 19, 2016 to Jun 19, 2016
Time: 8-10PM
Location: Tybee Post Theater

A monthly showcase concert starring top Coastal Empire musicians and singer-songwriters. This month's opener is Cory Chambers, co-founder of City Hotel, Savannah's award winning bluegrass band. He also lends his considerable talents to several other bands, including Paving Gravy and The Cory Chambers Jazz Band. The songwriter, vocalist, guitar and mandolin player plans to release a solo album of original folk songs in 2016. At Sundown is a five-piece lowcountry band that performs songs from a variety of genres, from rock, funk and blues to reggae. Closing out the show is the Danielle Hicks and Eight Ohm Resistance, a four-piece Savannah band that stars Hicks' plush vocals and Nick Saraceno's driving rhythms in a fusion they describe as "blues rock reggae."

Date: Jun 25, 2016 to Jun 25, 2016
Time: 8-11AM
Location: J.C. Cannon Fields, Wilmington Island

Proceeds from the race will benefit Horizons Savannah providing valuable summer educational opportunities for low income students. Come out and support Savannah's kids! Enjoy a timed summer race on a beautiful and mostly shady course through Wilmington Island and then cool down with watermelon and summer fun at the finish line.

NEW THIS YEAR! A Kids 1 Mile Fun Run for all those 18 and under. The Fun Run is not timed.

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