Savannah’s Top 10 Spring Events and Festivals

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Springtime in Savannah is a time of growth and sunshine. It is also a festival season. What better way to spend your spring than to attend the many events and festivals Savannah offers!

Whether you are a local or just moved to Savannah, the spring festivals offer a way to meet new people and get outside to enjoy the beautiful weather.

Below, we have listed the top 10 events and festivals, from March to May, that you must to attend this spring!

Rhiannon Giddens performs at the Savannah Music Festival
Photo-Credit: Sarah Escarraz for Savannah-Music Festival 2018 ft. Rhiannon Giddens

Savannah Music Festival

For those who love music, the Savannah Music Festival is the place for you. This 17-day festival offers a wide range of musical genres, making it Georgia’s most significant musical art event. The festival is now in its 34th season, bringing 500 of the world’s musical artists to Savannah. From country to folk to jazz, the Savannah Music Festival is something you must experience!

March 28, 2024 – April 14, 2024

Club Car Championships

If you are a golf enthusiast, check out the Club Car Championship at The Landings Golf & Athletic Club. This tournament on Skidaway Island is a part of the Korn Ferry Tour schedule. Get the chance to see the future of the PGA Tour!

April 1, 2024 – April 7, 2024

Turtle Hatchling on beach
Photo Credit: Ossabaw Island Foundation

Tybee Turtle Trot 5k Beach Run Fundraiser

This year marks the 17th annual Tybee Turtle Trot to support Georgia’s nesting sea turtles. Take the scenic route of Tybee’s coastline while walking or running this 5K to help the Tybee Sea Turtle Project. You can visit with Tybee’s resident sea turtles, Westie and Ossie!

April 13, 2024

 

Earth Day Savannah

Every year, Savannah holds an event on Earth Day at Daffin Park to celebrate our city’s environmental sustainability and conservation efforts. Come learn about Savannah’s sustainability through workshops and interactive activities. Enjoy live music and a wide range of vendors offering eco-friendly products and services!

April 19, 2024

North of Gaston Street (NGOS) Tour of the Hidden Gardens

Tour a selection of the beautiful private gardens in Savannah’s Historic District, North of Gaston Street to the Savannah River. Enjoy samples of your favorite Southern Tea flavors while touring the Green-Meldrim House, a National Historic Landmark and one of the South’s finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture.

April 19, 2024 – April 20, 2024

Skidaway Island State Park’s Spring Festival

See the effects of spring at Skidaway Island State Park during this spring festival! Enjoy the beautiful spring weather and scenery while checking out local vendors,  food trucks, and live animal programs. If you enjoy hiking, join the guided nature tour at 11AM.

April 20, 2024

Crafts On the River

Come shop handmade and original art from up to 70 local artists and makers! Located on River Street, local artisans will sell jewelry, photography, skincare, candles, art, woodcrafts, ceramics, specialty food, and more.

April 26, 2024 – April 28, 2024

SCAD Sidewalk Art Festival

Visit Forsyth Park to witness the fantastic sidewalk art created by SCAD students, alums, and local high school students. While strolling the art, enjoy local food and music.

April 27, 2024

SCAD Sand Arts Festival

Take in the creative sights at the SCAD Sand Arts Festival held on Tybee Island. Watch SCAD students and alums compete to win one of several awards. Make sure to bring sunscreen!

May 3, 2024

TEDxSavannah

TEDxSavannah returns to Savannah this year at Georgia Southern University’s Armstrong campus! If you want to hear thought-provoking talks by area residents and thrilling live performances, check out TEDxSavannah.

May 16, 2024

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