Summer is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about your 4th of July plans! If you’re not sure where to celebrate this year, consider visiting Savannah, Georgia. Steeped in history, Savannah prides itself on excellent and patriotic Independence Day celebrations. And with plenty of parties slated for the holiday weekend, your biggest problem will be choosing which ones to attend! Here are just a few of our favorite Savannah, GA, July 4th events. 

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Top 5 Savannah, GA, July 4th Celebrations

1. Red, White, and Brews Independence Day Bar Crawl

Dress in your favorite red, white, or blue outfit, pick up your scorecard at the first bar, and get ready for a good time! On Saturday, July 1, Savannah’s bars will offer special themed drinks for our nation’s birthday. Participants will receive a koozie, plenty of swag, and free entry into all participating bars. Plus, the first 250 people to complete their scorecard will receive an official Bar Crawl Savannah T-shirt! Head to the Red, White, and Brews event page to buy your tickets.

2. Savannah Waterfront 4th of July Celebration

Overlooking the gorgeous Savannah Waterfront, this free festival features live music and a spectacular fireworks show at 9 p.m. It’s held at Rousakis Plaza on River Street and is fun for the whole family.

3. Tybee Island Independence Day Fireworks

Tybee Island is a beautiful barrier island known for its sandy beaches and excellent dining. If you’re looking for a relaxing Savannah, GA July 4th celebration, check out Tybee’s fireworks by the ocean. Many restaurants will be offering themed drinks and entrees and a gorgeous fireworks display will light up the sky.

4. Savannah Riverboat Dinner and Fireworks Cruise

For a truly unique celebration, spend a night on the water during the Savannah Riverboat Dinner and Fireworks Cruise. Each 1.5-hour or 3-hour cruise comes complete with great food, a DJ, and a waterfront fireworks display. The riverboat even has two climate-controlled decks and an outdoor deck for viewing. A cash bar and snack bar are also available.

5. Blues, Jazz & BBQ Festival

Held on the weekend before July 4th, the Blues, Jazz, and BBQ festival at Rousakis Riverfront Plaza is a must-see. You’ll love dancing to the sounds of southern blues and smooth jazz, and there’s plenty of drool-worthy BBQ to indulge in. Don’t miss the fireworks show on Friday at 9:30!

Book Your Stay at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn

When it’s time to find lodging for your Savannah, GA July 4th getaway, look no further than the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Our gorgeous guest rooms have everything you need to unwind, and we’re just minutes from the Savannah Riverfront and the historic district! Availability is extremely limited for 4th of July so don’t wait – book online or give us a call to reserve your room today. We look forward to celebrating with you!

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