Are you planning a relaxing Labor Day getaway? Consider visiting Savannah, Georgia! Our beautiful city has a lot to offer in September, including light crowds, warm weather, and plenty of special events. Watch a dazzling fireworks display on River Street, or get tipsy during a holiday bar crawl. Whatever you choose, we promise your 2017 Labor Day weekend will be one for the books! Here a few must-see events coming up this year.
How to Experience Labor Day in Savannah, GA
First Friday Fireworks | September 1
From March to September, Rousakis Riverfront Plaza celebrates the beginning of a new month with First Friday Fireworks on River Street. This free event is open to the public and includes live music, food booths, kid’s activities, and more! Be sure to check it out while you’re in town.
Savannah Bacon Fest | September 1 – 4
Calling all bacon lovers! Savannah’s 4th Annual Bacon Festival falls on Labor Day weekend this year. Local restaurants will serve up all kinds of mouthwatering creations, such as candied bacon, bacon-wrapped shrimp, and even bacon ice cream. You’ll also find family-friendly entertainment like contests and a mechanical pig ride. Head down to River Street and join in on the fun.
Savannah Craft Brew Fest | September 2
The cool, rich flavor of amazing craft beer is sure to lift your spirits during the Savannah Craft Brew Festival. Visitors ages 21 and up can enjoy a two-ounce unlimited sampling of craft beers from around the world, combined with great food, beer seminars, a mixology garden, and a corn hole tournament. It’s a great way to let loose this Labor Day.
The Drinking Class Bar Crawl | September 2
The Drinking Class is a Labor Day-themed bar crawl that’s sure to leave you with lasting memories. Simply pick up your score card and travel to participating bars for great drink specials. The doorman or bartender will mark your scorecard at each location. After you visit all the bars on the list, join other crawlers for an after party at Savannah Smiles.
Tybee Island Labor Day Beach Bash | September 3
For a one-of-a-kind Labor Day celebration, take a short drive to Tybee Island and enjoy an evening of sparkles in the sky. The Tybee Island Pier will have live music at 7 p.m. followed by an exciting fireworks display at 9:15. Visitors can admire the fireworks from the pier, the beach, or anywhere on the island.
Book Your Stay at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn
When it’s time to book your lodging for Labor Day in Savannah, GA, look no further than our bed and breakfast. Our inn has everything you need for a great vacation, including luxurious guest rooms, top-notch amenities, and Southern hospitality. We even provide a delicious breakfast each morning and wine and hors d’oeuvres in the evening! Rooms are filling up fast so don’t wait – check our availability and make your reservations today. We look forward to having you!