Why You Need to Spend Christmas in Savannah This Year

The beautiful gnarled oak trees, majestic historic buildings, and picturesque waterfronts of Savannah, GA, make for a scenic retreat any time of year. Christmas in Savannah is an especially magical time of year, though; glittering lights and classic holiday traditions embellish the natural charm, making it a truly special place. Below, you’ll discover a glimpse into what a visit to the city is like during the holidays.

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Weather During Christmas in Savannah

The weather averages around 60 degrees Fahrenheit during December in Savannah. If you’re looking to escape the colder weather, that makes Christmas in Savannah the perfect choice for you!

What to Do During Christmas in Savannah

A Christmas Tradition at the Historic Savannah Theatre

Enjoy a holiday classic when you attend a performance of “A Christmas Tradition” at the Historic Savannah Theatre! A two-hour performance brings well-loved Christmas standards to life, mixing in comedy and audience participation along the way. 

Holiday Evening Tours by Candlelight at the Davenport House

Experience what a Christmas celebration would have been like in Savannah during the early 19th-century as you tour the elegant Davenport House by candlelight. Tours are open house style, but knowledgeable interpreters will be present to lead visitors through the historic home. Music, light refreshments, and a demonstration of period dancing enhance the tour.

Old Town Trolley’s Holiday Lights and Sights Tour

Marvel at historic homes and city squares decked out in glittering holiday decorations on a Holiday Lights and Sights Tour from Old Town Trolley. You’ll even get to experience carolers singing classic holiday tunes. Holiday treats at the Massie Heritage Center finish out the magical evening.

Savannah Holly Days

Savannah Holly Days encompass a variety of exciting holiday events in Savannah. These include a dazzling Tree Lighting Spectacular, Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade, Boat Parade of Lights, Downtown Holiday Home Tour, and more. 

10th Annual Reindeer Run 8K

Head to the Savannah Convention Center to take part in the 10th Annual Reindeer Run 8K on December 14th. There will be a variety of after-race festivities, a best cookie contest, and food and drink available. Participants will get a finisher medal as well as a shirt, provided you register before December 1st!

Stay in the Heart of It All

Orleans Square Room at The Inn On West LibertyFully experience the holiday charm of Christmas in Savannah when you stay at the Inn on West Liberty! Our gorgeous inn welcomes you to our accommodations with full Southern hospitality. From the complimentary gourmet breakfast in the mornings and the wine and cheese hour in the evening to the luxuriously appointed rooms, you’ll feel like royalty during every moment of your stay. 

We offer many specials and packages to put the finishing touches on your vacation – be sure to take a look at them before you book your stay

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