New Year’s Eve is always one of the most exciting nights of the year, but New Year’s Eve in Savannah, GA, is an experience unlike any other. What better way to ring in the New Year than with a champagne toast in the soul of the South? Whether you’re looking for a destination holiday or a nice staycation, we’ve got the suggestions you need to have a fantastic celebration.
Discover the true charm of Savannah with the help of our free vacation guide. You can use the guide while planning your trip and gain access to all of our favorite restaurants and activities in the city.
Where to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Savannah, GA
Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Riverboat Cruise in Savannah
Ring in the new year from an elegant cruise ship sailing the Savannah River! One of the premier Savannah Riverboat Cruises offers three fantastic cruises.
New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise
This first cruise is ideal for families interested in a fun night of celebration without staying out late. The boat boards at 5:00 p.m. and returns to the dock at 8:00 p.m., giving you the opportunity to turn in early or continue the night with more festivities. Admission includes a buffet-style dinner and special live entertainment.
New Year’s Eve Party Cruise
This event is for guests 21 and older. The events begin at 8:30 p.m. and end at 12:30 a.m. after guests have popped some champagne for the new year. The package includes hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and a cash bar on board.
New Year’s Eve Gala Cruise
If you’d prefer to attend an elegant affair, book your tickets for this event. Guests will enjoy a full surf and turf buffet dinner, live entertainment, a bottle of the house wine or champagne, and a cash bar. Formal attire is not required but highly encouraged. Of all the options, this is most likely to sell out, so be sure to book well in advance.
Enjoy the Fireworks Display on Tybee Island
If you’re looking for New Year’s Eve fireworks near Savannah, Tybee Island is a fun place to go. Tybee Island is home to some of the best beaches near Savannah, as well as the biggest New Year’s Eve fireworks display in the Southeastern United States.
Start your year with a “bang!” Try to head down early to get a good parking spot. There will be plenty to see in the area while waiting for the show. You can get comfortable with a blanket on the beach, or find a seat at a nearby restaurant. Make sure you have a view of the Walter W. Parker Pier and Pavilion. Then, sit back and enjoy the midnight display.
Spend New Year’s Eve at Savannah City Market
Aside from having some of the best gift shops in Savannah, City Market is an excellent venue for some awesome annual events. The Savannah City Market New Year’s Eve celebration is a favorite for both locals and visitors. You can enjoy live music playing through the open-air market as you stroll and explore the shops. Most restaurants at City Market will be open late to host celebrations. We recommend making reservations ahead of time to ensure you have a table.
Stay at The Inn on West Liberty
After a night at a New Year’s Eve celebration in Savannah, GA, there’s nowhere better to return to than The Inn on West Liberty. You may even enjoy celebrating the new year from the comfort of one of our beautiful guest rooms. Upgrade your stay for this occasion with our Evening of Romance enhancement. Ring in the new year with a bottle of champagne, chocolate-covered strawberries, a bouquet of roses for her, and a $100 gift card to our favorite restaurant in the city.
Our historic bed and breakfast is full of elegant accommodations and Southern grace that visitors to Savannah have come to expect. Enjoy our delicious daily breakfast, afternoon tea, or our wine & hors d’oeuvres gathering. When you’re ready to retire for the evening, head up to one of our luxurious guest rooms. From the linens to the towels, we’ve thought of everything so you don’t have to!
Check our availability and book your room today! We look forward to having you.