The end of 2015 is just a few weeks away and there are many holiday attractions and events see and do in the Savannah area! Savannah has a variety of traditional holiday events including annual Christmas light displays, outdoor skating and visits with Santa Claus! Below are just a few of the “not-to-miss” holiday events in the Savannah area this year.
Savannah Festival of Lights
The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa and the Savannah Harbor Foundation host The Savannah Festival of Lights now to December 24th. There is a gingerbread village and competition, daily performances or events presented by local organizations and visits with Santa Claus at his workshop. This weekend, there will be a special 3D video and light projection performance on the side of the resort building! Friday, Saturday and Sunday will have different holiday themes for the light show.
December Nights and Holiday Lights
The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens will be transformed into December Nights and Holiday Lights nightly through December 24th. Visitors can stroll through the six acres of themed garden areas. This year, there is a model trail display in the conference center. There are also special entertainment on holiday events for the entire family during the weekends.
Tybee for the Holidays
Tybee Island celebrates the holiday season with Tybee for the Holidays with family friendly fun for the entire holiday season. Decorate your bicycles for The Tybee Island Tour de Lights Bike Parade on Saturday, December 19th starting at 5pm. Step back in time at Fort Pulaski to commemorate the Confederate Nog party of 1861 on December 18th and 19th. Visitors can take a candlelight tour of the fort, enjoy music and caroling and re-live the festive atmosphere of the Nog party. The holiday festivities will end with the famous Tybee Island fireworks on New Year’s Eve.
Holiday Trolley Tours
The holiday season is a wonderful time to take one of the many trolley tours around the city. One of the best known holiday tours is the Old Town Trolley Tours which offers tours through December 24th. The tours takes visitors through Savannah’s historic squares and districts to see the beautifully decorated homes and gardens. There are stops at the Davenport House and Savannah Festival of Lights.
To help to get in the winter and cold-weather mindset, head to the Savannah Civic Center for Skatefest at the Savannah Civic Center starting December 12th through January 2nd. Each skating session lasts 1.5 hours and is a great activity for the entire family!
“A Christmas Tradition”
The Savannah Theater presents their annual holiday show, “A Christmas Tradition” now through December 26th. The 2 hour show mixes holiday standards, comedy, Christmas characters, singing, dancing and more.
Enjoy all the wonderful holiday traditions that Savannah has to offer during this time of the year. Stop N Stor will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day so our storage professionals can enjoy the holidays with their friends and family. Stop N Stor wishes our customers, family and friends a wonderful holiday season!