Oct. 3-5, River Street
Weiner dogs, German beer, oompah bands. And pretzels!
33rd Annual Savannah Jazz Festival
Forsyth Park, Habersham Village, B&D Burgers
Headliners Sept. 27: Audrey Shakir Quartet, Don Braden Quartet, Jon Faddis w/ Savannah Jazz Orchestra
Picnic in the Park w/ Savannah Philharmonic
Oct. 5, 3-9 p.m. , Forsyth Park
Bring a blanket and a bottle of wine.
Savannah Greek Festival
Oct. 9-11, St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church/Hellenic Center
Tasty Greek food, entertainment, dancing, and gifts.
Tybee Island Pirate Fest
Various venues, Tybee Island, headline entertainment Oct. 11 Mother’s Finest
25th Annual Savannah Folk Music Festival
Oct. 10, Ellis Square, 7-11 p.m.
Oct. 11, Old Time Country Dance, 7:30 p.m. Notre Dame Academy
Oct. 12, Grayson Stadium, 1:30-7:30 p.m. , headliner Eliza Gilkyson
Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival
Oct. 17-19, Richmond Hill
Headliners Blues Traveler. Yummy seafood of all types of varieties in a family-friendly setting.
Savannah Speed Classic
Oct. 23-26, Hutchinson Island
A weekend of racing across the river.
Savannah Film Festival
Oct. 25-Nov. 1, Lucas Theatre, Trustees Theatre, and various venues
Stars, directors, technicians, all meet for one of Savannah’s favorite events. Bronze passes already sold out.
Skidaway Marine Science Day
Oct. 25, UGA Skidaway Institute of Oceanography
Celebrating the coast’s rich marine life and natural history.
5th Annual Russian Festival
Oct. 25, 10 1.m.-4 pp.m., St. Mary Magdalene Orthodox Church, 1425 Ft. Howard Rd., Rincon
Yummy Russian and Eastern European food, music, gifts, and church tours.
Shalom Y'all Savannah Jewish Food Festival
Oct. 26, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Forsyth Park
Jewish food delights.
Oct. 31, River Street
A pub crawl. In costume of course.
Nov. 7, River Street
Enjoy and purchase locally-grown produce and goods.
Savannah Food & Wine Festival
Multiple events at Mansion on Forsyth, Savannah Tech, Bethesda Academy, The Westin Savannah Harbor, The Brice. Main event ‘Taste of Savannah’ Nov. 16, Ellis through Johnson Squares, 1-5 p.m.
Nov. 13, American Legion Ballroom, 1108 Bull Street
Grassroots art and artists displayed and recognized at a fun and festive potluck.
Nov. 13-14, Coastal Ga. Center
Nerds ‘r us, as innovation and discussion abounds. Keynote speaker John Burke.
Savannah Children's Book Festival
Nov. 15, Forsyth Park
Guest authors Lois Lowry (The Giver), Rosemary Wells (Max & Ruby)
20th Annual Telfair Art Fair
Nov. 15-16, Telfair Square
Juried art show and great gift-buying opportunity.
Christmas on the River
Dec. 5-6, River Street
Up the Cup
Dec. 31, River Street
New Year’s Eve celebration.