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3 Incredible Savannah Fall Festivities You Can't Miss

30 Sep 2018
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What do “Aargh!”, “Boo!”, and “Clink!” have in common? Only three of the most sought-after events in the Savannah Fall calendar…


Tybee Island Pirate Fest
October 4-7, 2018

Pirate Festival on Tybee Island near Savannah

Reasons why this is a must-do:

1. The festival kicks off with a Buccaneer Ball at The Crab Shack.
2. Pirate costumes are practically mandatory.
3. You can support local craftsmen and artisans at the Thieves Market.
4. There’s live music throughout the entire weekend.
5. The festival ends with a Pirate Victory Parade. Expect to be thrown some treasure!

Get the details on Pirate Fest 2018 here.

Nearby Tybee Island Vacation Rentals: Sunrise House, Shirley Cottage


October 5-7, 2018

Oktoberfest on River Street in Savannah

Reasons why this is a must-do:

1. Lots (and lots) of beer.
2. The entire festival boasts spectacular views of the river.
3. There’s a wiener dog race (you read that right).
4. You can take a foodie tour of Germany without buying a plane ticket.
5. Shop local artists and vendors in an outdoor market.

Nearby Savannah Vacation Rentals to River Street: Savannah Riverview, The Grant Collection, Washington Square Garden


Picnic in the Park
October 7, 2018

couple picnicking in Forsyth Park, Savannah

Reasons why this is a must-do:

1. It’s organized (and entertained) by the Savannah Philharmonic Orchestra.
2. Free admission.
3. Every year has a unique theme with a contest for “Best Picnic Setup”.

Learn more about this year’s Picnic in the Park.

Nearby Savannah Vacation Rentals to Forsyth Park: Delia Row, Parkside Place, Habersham House

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