Fall in Savannah, Georgia, is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The summer air has cooled down, and so have the crowds. With no humidity and a quiet calmness over the city, it’s the perfect time to visit! Plus, there are tons of events and festivals you will not want to miss. Book your stay at Presidents’ Quarters Inn for these Savannah October events!

4 of the Best Savannah October Events


Beer and brats await at the Oktoberfest! Every year, countless people flock to the historic River Street for this German-inspired event. Here, you will find a beer garden with a variety of brews and food booths featuring authentic cuisine. In addition to the food and drinks, you can also find regional arts and crafts exhibitors, live entertainment on the Arbor Stage, and more!

Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival

At the end of October, make sure you’re here for the Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival! More than 10,000 people gather each year to enjoy Jewish cuisine and family-friendly entertainment. Indulge in delicious potato latkes, blintzes, deli sandwiches, fresh Challah, brisket, and more! Then, enjoy live music, dances, puppets, and other shows. Admission to this event is free; all you have to do is buy food tickets.

Savannah Film Festival

The Savannah Film Festival usually begins at the end of October and ends in November. More than 40,000 people come, so it’s one of the top Savannah October events on our list! Award-winning filmmakers, directors, actors, and actresses come together to provide film screenings, talks, and panels. The event is hosted by members of the Savannah College of Art and Design, but it is open to the public for all to enjoy!

Tybee Island Pirate Fest

Tybee Island is just a short drive away from Presidents’ Quarters Inn, and every year, they host one of the biggest family-friendly events of the season. From a pirate parade to a “thieves market,” people of all ages will enjoy! Make sure to dress in pirate garb and get your sea legs to play the part.

Book Your October Stay Today

Dwight-Eisenhower- savannah walking toursIf you’re planning on attending one of these Savannah October events, we invite you to come stay at Presidents’ Quarters Inn. When you stay in a city as interesting and historic as Savannah, you should stay somewhere equally as unique. Nestled in the heart of the downtown Historic District, each of our luxurious accommodations are decorated with classic Southern elegance and furnished with stunning wood pieces and fine fabrics. Browse our rooms and suites, choose your favorite, then book your stay! We look forward to hosting you at Presidents’ Quarters Inn.