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    Flannery O'Connor Parade and Street Fair

    25marFlannery O'Connor Parade and Street Fair

    Event Details

    This lively annual celebration of acclaimed author and Savannah native Flannery O’Connor’s birthday will offer family fun, live music and more. Attendees are invited to join the parade, carry handmade signs and sing along. Live music will be provided by a cavalcade of singer-songwriters and musicians from some of Savannah’s finest local bands in honor of O’Connor’s 93rd birthday.

    Music for the parade will be played by an all-star line up of the Sweet Thunder Strolling Band. Costumes inspired by Flannery O’Connor characters, settings or the author’s life are encouraged but optional.

    The parade is free and open to the public.

    Schedule of Events:

    1-4 p.m. – Bring your own picnic and enjoy live music, games and contests. Meet local authors, enjoy a pop-up art show by Panhandle Slim, get your photo taken with a gorilla and play bingo with live chickens. Refreshments provided by the Sentient Bean. Vendors include Gypsy World Vintage, Just Because Co., Little Diddle’s Sweetery and Kleo’s Handmade Soaps.

    3 p.m. – Parade starts in Lafayette Square with a blessing by Bishop Emeritus J. Kevin Boland


    (Sunday) 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


    Lafayette Square

    201 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401