Ring in the New Year Savannah style! This year, make the most of the exciting holiday and take a trip to the South’s most beautiful city. We, here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn, truly believe there is nothing better than a Savannah New Years Eve. The streets are filled with joyful laughter as friends celebrate the holiday with delicious food at one of the many local restaurants. Savannah offers an array of events during this fantastic time of year. Here are a few things to know about a Savannah New Years Eve.
Possibly the most popular event is the city’s official New Year’s Eve celebration. Taking place at the Savannah City Market, this outdoor street party features live music from 9 P.M. to 1 A.M. This Savannah New Years Eve Party is free and open to the public. Before heading to the festivities, grab a bite to eat at one of the fabulous local restaurants.
Bundle up and head over to Tybee Island for a fireworks display like no other. The sky will be filled with an array of beautiful colors during Savannah’s fireworks show, which takes place at 11 P.M. at the Tybee Island Pier. Make sure to bring a thermos of hot cocoa to stay warm!
Another fun activity to consider is a classic Southern riverboat cruise. The Savannah River Queen and the Georgia Queen are two old-style stern wheel riverboats that tour the Savannah River from 9 P.M. to 1A.M. on New Years Eve. Guests aboard the boat can watch the fireworks show while they munch on a delicious Savannah style dinner and sip on cocktails. Dance the night away to live music. For a memorable experience, hop aboard the 2014 New Years Eve Cruise! Adults cost $59.95 and children cost $32.95. Boarding opens at 6 P.M. The lovely cruise lasts from 7 P.M. till 9 P.M. The New Year’s Eve Gale Cruise runs from 8:30 P.M. to 12:30 A.M. Tickets cost $169.95 for adults and $169.95 for children. Purchase tickets here!
Historic River Street will be buzzing with excitement on New Years Eve! Celebrate the end of the year with Savannah’s 2nd Annual Up the Cup Countdown sponsored by Wet Willie’s Savannah! The thrilling celebration will take place on Rousakis Riverfront Plaza from 8 P.M. to 1 A.M. on Wednesday, December 31. This event will feature live music and the non-traditional “ball drop” with a Savannah twist! The “Up the Cup” countdown will start right before midnight, followed by a breath taking firework display to ring in 2015! This is how to spend a Savannah New Year’s Eve!
With so many different ways to rig in 2015, Savannah is the perfect place to spend the holiday. As you are planning your Savannah New Years Eve, do not forget to secure your reservation at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn. Any of our 16 luxurious rooms would make an excellent home away from home for a couple of nights. The Presidents ’Quarters Inn will serve you a complimentary Southern breakfast. Enjoy favorites such as muffins, pastries, French toast, or eggs Benedict before you hit the town. Come stay with us for a true Savannah New Years Eve experience!
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