First Friday Fireworks on River Street
Celebrate the end of the week and the beginning of a new month with First Friday Fireworks and River Street Fun! Music, food booths and artists make appearances around the Rousakis Riverfront Plaza. This free event is open to the public every month! For more information about First Friday Fireworks, call the Savannah Waterfront Association, who organizes the event, at (912) 234-0295.
Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
Join in on the fun with the Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and run the charming, scenic courses through the Historic District of Savannah with southern hospitality at every turn. Includes a two-person Half Marathon Relay, 5K, 1 Mile and KIDS ROCK! There will be running, high-energy music on the course, post race entertainment and more. Runners will, once again, start downtown at historic City Hall, pass by three of the city’s iconic downtown squares, tour through the stunning homes of Gordonston, the southern charm of West Savannah before an exciting finish alongside Forsyth Park. Marathoners will enjoy a tour of the Savannah State University campus and Daffin Park, running past the Grayson Stadium. For more information about the Savannah Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, call (912) 644-6414. Throughout the years, Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah has become a landmark event for the Hostess City of the South, featuring charming, scenic courses through the historic downtown district with southern hospitality at every turn. Join us in Savannah in 2017 for our series-wide celebration of 20 Years Running!
Hopped Up on Georgia Brews
The 4th Annual Hopped up on Georgia Brews craft beer tasting will take place along the Savannah riverfront and will feature offerings from an assortment of Georgia breweries. Guests will have the opportunity taste local and regional brews crafted by creative souls in Georgia. For more information about Hopped Up on Georgia Brews, call the Savannah Waterfront Association at (912) 234-0295.
The Savannah Food & Wine Festival
One of Savannah’s most anticipated fall events, the Savannah Food & Wine Festival is returning November 6-12 to celebrate wine and culinary creations at iconic and historic coastal venues. The Savannah Food & Wine Festival will bring leading culinary professionals, winemakers, sommeliers and celebrity chefs from around the Southeast to Georgia’s First City. From cooking demonstrations to special dinners with celebrity chefs, and the Taste of Savannah (the most popular and highly anticipated event) on Saturday, November 11 at the Georgia State Railroad Museum, there will be something for everyone who loves food and wine! For more information about The Savannah Food & Wine Festival, call (912) 232-1223.
Feed the Hungry
Every third Saturday and Sunday of the month, Unity in the Community hosts a festival on River Street. On November 18 and 19, 2017, they will have a Feed the Hungry event from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Saturday and until 6 p.m. on Sunday. Unity in the Community is a nonprofit organization that promotes and hosts free, family-friendly culturally diverse events to give back to the community. The events feature handcrafted ethnic arts and crafts, home-based businesses and community nonprofits. Entertainment is provided by churches and other local individuals and groups. If you would like to have a booth at the festival, call Unity in the Community at (912) 495-8838.
Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cruise
Join Savannah Riverboat Cruises for their Thanksgiving Day Dinner Cruise featuring a delicious traditional Southern holiday buffet and live entertainment sure to get you tapping your feet and out of your seat dancing as you cruise up and down the beautiful Savannah River. There will be two Thanksgiving Dinner Cruises, the first which which sails from 1-3 p.m. and the second from 5-7 p.m. Reservations are required for these two-hour cruises. Tickets are $67.95 for adults and $43.95 for children. For more information or to make reservations, call the Savannah Riverboat Cruises at (912) 232-6404.
Join Fleet Feet Sports of Savannah for the Rivalry Run! Everyone is invited to partake in this festive fun run. This family friendly event is a part of Fleet Feet’s Fun Run series.