One of the most beautiful cities in the United States, Savannah is known for its fascinating historic sites, lovely country squares, scenic natural attractions and abundance of exceptional restaurants. It’s not difficult to fill your days here with sightseeing and shopping; but when the sun goes down, you’ll find this southern belle comes alive with activity and energy—and an array of fun things to see and do. So when you’re planning your next Savannah vacation, be sure to include some of these top things to do at night.
As if this Savannah museum dedicated to the history of Prohibition in America wasn’t fun enough, they offer cocktail classes on Monday evenings! A great activity for couples, groups, parties or just because (who needs a reason to make cocktails anyway?), these classes take place in the museum’s authentic era Speakeasy and last about 90 minutes. Learn to shake, stir and pour like a pro from a pro—the cocktail classes are taught by a certified bartender who will teach you step-by-step how to make your chosen concoctions. You get to make two Prohibition-era drinks and of course, you get to enjoy them once the class is finished. Classes take place Monday evenings at 6 pm.
Savannah is known for its friendly folks, great southern cooking and gorgeous architecture—but there’s another side to this coastal city that’s full of intrigue and thrills, the haunted side! Considered by paranormal experts and ghost hunters around the country as America’s Most Haunted City, Savannah has its share of dark history and supernatural activity and if you’re even the least bit curious about whether or not ghosts really do exist, the Ghosts & Gravestones Tour is your ticket to erie entertainment. Aboard these Savannah ghost tours, you’ll roam the city in search of spirits and visit some of the most haunted places including the Andrew Low House and the Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery. Your Ghost Host will share many spooky stories about the places you visit and the most well-known spirits in Savannah.
Located in the historic district just steps from River Street, this high energy venue features four talented pianists in an all-audience-driven, all-request show. Feel free to sing out loud as the musicians play your favorite tunes, everything from jazz to rock to country and rap! There’s a full bar and food menu, including pub favorites like jalapeño poppers, mozzarella sticks, chicken fingers and more. Bring along your friends and family; it’s the perfect place to gather with your group and enjoy your Savannah vacation.
Don’t let the name fool you; this Savannah night spot features live blues, swing, jazz, rock, pop and other musical genres. The atmosphere here is industrial chic, sophisticated and contemporary—and the tapas are out of this world. Located below ground level, this spacious bar is known for its eclectic menu of Americanized tapas. Be sure to try one of their specialty martinis and keep your eyes peeled for local celebrities and those who like to see and be seen.
The oldest standing building in Georgia, The Pirates House was built in 1734 and was created as an Inn for seafarers. It was a place where pirates and seamen gathered to drink their grog and discourse about their adventures or their latest booty. Today, it’s more than a favorite local restaurant, it’s a Savannah attraction with a rich and intriguing past. While dining on delights like the crab cake sandwich, chicken gumbo, shrimp parmesan and an array of burgers, soups and sandwiches, be on the lookout for the ghost of the famous pirate Captain Flint, who is said to haunt the ancient restaurant.
Made famous by the novel Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, Bonaventure Cemetery is a picturesque burial ground by day and a spooky adventure at night. The after hour tour treats you to stories of some of the most famous ghosts lingering here as well as an up-close look at the tombstones and graves of some of the most well-known residents. The guide also shares the history of Bonaventure from the mid 1700s to present day.
A bustling open-air market, City Market has been the heart of Savannah since the 1700s when folks gathered to shop and sell their wares. Today, this thriving area is home to some of the city’s top restaurants, art galleries and shops. For an evening out on the town while visiting, enjoy steak, seafood, pizza and other delicious eats, then spend some time browsing the galleries where local and national works are on display—you can even purchase one to bring home as the most unique souvenir.
Art enthusiasts and anyone who enjoys perusing art galleries will enjoy this event that takes place every second Saturday from September through June. You’ll have the opportunity to meet local and visiting artists, browse through numerous galleries in Historic Downtown and see some amazing artwork. The walks begin at the Hyatt Hotel where you receive complimentary cocktails and ends at the DeSoto Hotel where you’ll enjoy more beverages and raffles for prizes.
Whether you choose the Suburban Serial Killer room or opt for A Night In Greyside Manor, The Escape Company will provide you, your family and friends an exhilarating experience not to be matched! Do you think your team has the resourcefulness and quick-thinking that it takes to escape the room within 60 minutes? After a day exploring the city, this a great way to bond while having fun solving clues, riddles, and puzzles!
Located atop the Bohemian Hotel, overlooking the river, this plush rooftop bar is where folks gather to enjoy hand-crafted cocktails while taking in the beautiful views. Get a seat near the fire pit, order some of their tasty tapas and relax with friends and family.
Nothing says fun more than laughter and at Odd Lot Improv, one of Savannah’s most popular night spots, you’ll be laughing out loud as you experience some of the best comedy in town. From improv, storytelling and sketches to stand-up, you’ll have the time of your life in this Liberty Street comedy club.
In Savannah, there’s a multitude of fun to be had day and night! When planning your vacation itinerary, be sure to include some of these popular things to do and see.