Savannah Harbor Festival of LightsBundle up and get ready for a true holiday event. The Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights is a fun family event, full of twinkly light displays! Kids and adults alike will be awestruck by the hundreds of bright lights displayed across 2 miles of land. We here at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to enjoy the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights to its fullest. Grab your blanket and thermos of hot cocoa and head over to the Annual Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights for an evening you will never forget.

This year the Savannah Harbor Foundation Festival of Lights and Winter Carnival will be held at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. The fantastic event will feature a drive through light show around the Hutchinson Island Road Course. The Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights will also have a Ferris wheel as well as other mechanical rides on Bryan Square. Let the kids run around and have a marvelous time exploring the winter wonderland. The Festival also features a Gingerbread Village inside the hotel, pictures with Santa, Winter Themed “Fun Zone”, holiday concessions and fabulous holiday decor around the Resort. Visitors are sure to have an unforgettable time as they wander around the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights and Winter Carnival.

Starting on Friday, November 28, the 2014 Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights will open its gates at 6:30 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. It will be open Thursdays through Sundays until December 18. The Festival will then open daily from December 18 to December 28 from 6:30 P.M. until 10:00 P.M. Admission costs $20 per family vehicle with up to 8 people in the vehicle. A family vehicle with 8-16 passengers costs $40. For those wishing to park for the carnival, parking is available at the International Trade and Convention Center.

The event is full of many wonders. Guests start their journey through the winter wonderland with a warm welcome from the Festival’s warm Gate Ambassadors. Drive through 1.5 miles of giant lighted holiday displays, from Santa and his sleigh to Rudolph and his friends. After driving through the excellent light show, make your way over to the Winter Carnival and continue the fun. The Ferris wheel overlooks the beautiful Savannah River and River Street. Wander around the Carnival and grab a treat at one of the numerous concession stands. With choices between s’mores, hot chocolate, hot dogs and more, you are sure to find something that satisfies your palate. Huddle around the warm bonfire while you roast your s’mores and enjoying the holiday music that fills the air. This is a holiday experience that you don’t want to miss!

Savannah offers so many things to do when you visit. You can download a free copy of our Savannah Vacation Guide to learn about all of the other fun activities and beautiful views here in Savannah. As you are planning your evening at the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights, make sure you have a cozy place to which to return after the evening out.  The President’s Quarters Inn offers a selection of lovely rooms and suites, which are all elegantly decorated to match the southern charm of the city. Before you head out into the beautiful winter day, the Inn will feed you a signature gourmet breakfast.

You can book your stay today to help ensure that you will have an unforgettable trip to the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights!

Photo courtesy Anthony Quintano.