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2011 Events in Savannah

January 5, 2011

2011 brings a wide variety of major events to Savannah, GA. Many of these events will be held just steps from the Catherine Ward House Inn. Other events are, at most, a 15 minute walk from the inn’s front doors (under a mile!).

2011 Events include:

January – The 12th Annual Jewish Film Festival – Jan 29-Feb 6. (5111 Abercorn St)


February – Savannah Black Heritage Festival – Feb. 1-13 (Various Sites)

Super Museum Sunday – Feb. 6 (Various Museums and Historic Sites)

Southern Women’s Show – Feb. 4-6 (Savannah Convention Center)

Savannah International Animation Festival 2011 – Feb. 4-5 (Coastal Georgia Center @ 305 Fahm Street)

Georgia Day Parade – Feb 11 (Downtown along Bull Street)

Fourth Annual Savannah Book Festival – Feb. 18-20 (Telfair Square)

Savannah Irish Festival – Feb 18-20 (Various Locations)

5th Annual Seacrest Partners Race for Preservation 10k/5kFeb 26 (Forsyth Park)

DeFINE Arts Festival – Feb. 22-26 (Various Locations)


March – The Greening of the Forsyth Park Fountain – March 11 (Forsyth Park)

Jasper Green Ceremony – March 16 (Madison Square)

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 17 (Downtown, parade setup is located in front of the inn)

Annual Tour of Homes and Gardens – March 24-27 (Downtown tour)

Savannah Music Festival – March 24-April 9 (Various Locations)


April – Early Bird’s Preservation Walking Tour of the Landmark Historic District’s East Side – April 1-26 (Davenport House)

Savannah Garden Exposition – April 15-16 (Trustees Garden, 10 East Broad Street)

Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf – April 18 (The Club at Savannah Harbor @ Westin Savannah)

Fine Arts on the River – April 22-24 (River Street)

Broughton Street International Festival (East Broughton Street near Abercorn Street)

Doggie Carnival (Forsyth Park)


May – Sidewalk Arts Festival (Forsyth Park)

35th Annual Savannah Scottish Games – May 7 (Bethesda Home for Boys)

Armed Forces Festival – May 27-29 (River Street)

June – NEH Landmarks of American History (Georgia Historical Society)


July – 4th of July (Downtown, Fireworks over the Savannah River)


August –


September – CraftBrew Fest Weekend – Sept 5 (Various Locations)

Savannah Jazz Festival – Sept. 18-25 (Various Locations)

Savannah Gay Pride Festival


October – Savannah Film Festival – Sept. 29-Nov 5 (Trustees and Lucas Theatres)

Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival – Oct. 30 (Forsyth Park)


November – Rock N’ Roll Marathon and 1/2 Marathon – Nov 5 (Various Locations)

Mutt Strut (Forsyth Park)

Veterans Day Parade – Nov 11 (Downtown, parade setup is located in front of the inn)

Savannah Holly Days – Thanksgiving week – Christmas (Various Locations)


December – Savannah Holly Days – Thanksgiving week – Christmas (Various Locations)

Annual Downtown Design District Open House – Typically the first week in December (Downtown Design District, Near Whitaker and W. Jones Streets)

New Years Eve Festivities – Dec 31 (Various Locations including City Market and River Street)


*** This list is ever growing. If you have an event that we missed, please let us know in the comments and we will add your event.***

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