28 Nov 2022
There’s nothing like celebrating the holiday in Savannah. It’s time to cozy up with a little Southern hospitality. If you’re visiting from out of town this winter, our holiday guide is the best way to help you mingle with the locals or celebrate at the best festivals in Savannah or Tybee Island. Discover what Savannah has to offer this holiday season.
Savannah Holly Days – November 25 – December 18
You know the holiday season has arrived with the Savannah Holly Days. The 2022 Savannah Holly Days schedule includes a tree lighting, shopping, Cookies with Santa, Hanukkah at Forsyth, and the Jingle Bell Pajama Party.
December Nights & Holiday Lights – November 25 – December 24
Hosted by The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens, the December Nights & Holiday Lights is a light array strung across five acres of one of the area’s most beautiful botanical gardens. It also features live music, S’mores stations, hot cocoa and coffee bar, and nightly visits by Santa Claus.
Savannah Christmas Market - November 25 – January 2
The Plant Riverside District gets transformed into the Savannah Christmas Market in December and offers a wide range of holiday-themed events and a European-style outdoor holiday market. Activities include live performances, tree lighting ceremony, gingerbread house, photos with Santa, and more.
A Christmas Tradition - December 1-24
"A Christmas Tradition" at the Savannah Theatre is a two-hour musical performance featuring all cherished holiday numbers. It offers Christmas memories and holiday cheer as well as a little comedy and audience participation.
Holiday Events on Tybee Island
Annual Christmas Parade – December 2
Tybee Island’s Annual Christmas parade of lights starts when the sun goes down. It’s a nighttime parade that starts at 6th Street. It’s more than some twinkling lights, it’s a night to remember.
New Year’s Eve Fireworks – December 31
Ring in the New Year on Tybee Island. This magnificent fireworks display can be seen from anywhere on the island.
If you’re headed to vacation in November or December, there are Savannah vacation rentals and Tybee Island vacation rentals available. Make it an unforgettable holiday in Savannah at a luxurious rental property.