You can never start too early with Irish celebrations, and while St. Patrick’s day might be a while off, the Irish Festival in Savannah is bringing the fun in February. This highly anticipated event is one of the best in the South, and it’s the largest! Discover Irish culture with your friends and family at the Irish Festival in Savannah and find out all the activities you can enjoy during this exclusive two-day festival.
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“Have a Craic” at the Irish Festival in Savannah!
Here are three reasons you should attend the Irish Festival in Savannah.
To Honor the Irish Heritage
The Irish Festival in Savannah has been promoting and celebrating Irish culture in the South for more than three decades. This non-profit and all volunteer festival keeps the heritage alive and encourages the public to participate in fun events and shows, all featuring traditions from the old country.
To Spend a Great Time with Friends and Family
The Irish Festival is the perfect family-friendly event where everybody has their share of fun! On top of exploring Irish culture, you also get to take a lovely stroll through the beautiful streets of historic Savannah. The Irish Festival offers a variety of performances. You can choose from 7 different musical acts and several dance shows featuring young Irish dancers! Historical presentations are also available.
Let your kids enjoy the day at the Children’s Corner. They will have plenty of activities to keep them occupied such as face painting, arts, crafts, and more! Last but not least, relax and enjoy some shopping. You can bring memories home of the Irish Festival in Savannah with a selection of traditional products, shirts, and accessories.
To Enjoy Delicious Drinks
Get ready for a sav-irish experience! Several bars and breweries are offering a great selection of original Irish drinks. Taste some authentic Irish beer or take a whiskey tasting class at Holman Hall. Sample some of the best Ireland has to offer! If you can’t find what you want, you can always come back to Presidents’ Quarters Inn where an afternoon wine and hors d’oeuvres selection awaits you.
If you can’t make it to the festival but don’t want to miss on the Irish fun, come to the St Patrick’s Day Parade! It is one of the largest parades in the United States an annual event well beloved by locals and tourists. Admire spectacular floats, marching units and beautiful costumes. Refreshments and treats are provided and seating is also available. Learn more about this wonderful event and discover why you need to visit the Savannah St Patrick’s Day Parade.
Make the Fun Last Longer at Presidents’ Quarters Inn
After a day at the festival, bring the fun back with you to Presidents’ Quarters Inn! Our luxurious and elegant accommodations are the perfect place to rest during this weekend of festivities. Book our Franklin D.Roosevelt Suite and relax on your private balcony overlooking Oglethorpe Square. Take a hot bath in your spacious renovated bathroom and enjoy our complimentary gourmet breakfast with delicious homemade muffins and croissants.
Start planning your visit today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure at Presidents’ Quarters Inn!