What to do in Savannah this Fall

What to do in SavannahThere is no better time to visit the charming city of Savannah than during the changing of the seasons. The picture of colorful leaves falling onto the cobblestone streets is beautiful. Offering an array of activities to enjoy, Savannah is sure to offer something that catches your eye. We here at Presidents’ Quarters Inn want you to know what to do in Savannah on your next trip. From excellent festivals and events, the classic southern city is packed full of great things for the whole family. Keep reading if you are not sure what to do in Savannah this fall!


This October 3rd through 5th, enjoy a bit of Germany Savannah style at the 31st Annual Oktoberfest on Historic River Street. From a beer garden offering a variety of beers to food booths featuring German cuisine, the Oktoberfest is the best way to celebrate the season. The Fest will also feature regional arts and crafts exhibitors, live entertainment on the Arbor Stage and so much more. 

Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival

Held in beautiful Forsyth Park, the Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival draws about 10,000 people annually from around the world. With delicious potato latkes, blintzes, deli sandwiches, fresh Challah, brisket, and much more, this mouthwatering event is a must. The Festival also features live music, puppet shows, and dance shows. Sample tasty Jewish cuisine while enjoying the magnificent scenery of Forsyth Park! Admission is free and food tickets are 1$ each. Cost of food varies from 1$-10$ per item.

Savannah Greek Festival

With 64 years of tradition, the Savannah Greek Festival is a one-of-a-kind event. From homemade Greek food to dancing, the three-day Festival is an amazing way to experience true Greek culture. This celebration of Greek food, music and heritage is a fantastic event to visit during your time in Savannah. The Festival is from October 9th through 11th. 

Harvest Fest

Still not sure what to do in Savannah this fall? There is no better way to celebrate all things Georgia than at the Harvest Fest this November 7th and 8th. From the music to the delicious food, this event features only Georgia brands. Sample tasty brews and scrumptious cuisine at this weekend fest, which is all about the great state. 

Tybee Island Pirate Fest

This fantastic event highlights the unique personality of Tybee Island. For a memorable Columbus Day Weekend, make your way over to Tybee Island for their Pirate Fest! From the pirate parade to thieves market, guests will have an unforgettable time at this event. The event kicks off with the Buccaneer at the Crab Shack on Thursday, October 9th. The 10th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest opens at 5 P.M. on October 10th, October 11th at 10 A.M, and October 12th at 11 A.M. Make sure to dress up in your finest pirate attire! 

As you are deciding what to do in Savannah this fall, don’t forget to find a place to stay. Right in the heart of Savannah’s historic district, Presidents’Quarters Inn is conveniently located near everything the city has to offer. Before you head to one of the exciting Festivals listed above, the Inn will feed you a signature gourmet breakfast, and after you return, you will be able to stay in any of the 16 rooms that the Savannah bed and breakfast has to offer. You can book your stay today to help ensure that you will have an unforgettable trip! 

Photo courtesy Robert Hensley