Things to Do in Savannah in January

Things to Do in SavannahThe holidays are nearly behind us, and it’s time to start looking forward to 2014. There are a number of great things to do in Savannah in January for all budgets and age groups. We at Presidents’ Quarters Inn would love to help you plan your trip. Here’s a list of events you should know about!

January 1, 2014

Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights

You can still experience all the Savannah Harbor Festival of Lights has to offer on January 1st. Hosted by the Savannah Morning News and the Savannah Harbor Foundation, the event will delight people of all ages. The drive-through light experience showcases more than 80 larger-than-life displays. Be sure to stop by the Staples Safari Zoo to view exotic animals from all over the United States and beyond.

January 1, 2014

Tybee Polar Plunge

This great event will kick off at the south end of Tybee Island at Walter Parker Pier and Pavilion. It starts at 11 a.m. but plan to arrive early. Admission is $25. Expect heavy traffic in and out of the event!

January 4, 2014


You can enjoy SKATEFEST all the way through January 4, 2014. It’s all happening at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Arena at the Savannah Civic Center. Skate sessions last 1 and a half hours. Admission is $7 per person for skaters and spectators and that includes skate rental. SKATEFEST is a family friendly, alcohol free activity. It’s co-sponsored by Coca Cola and WSAV-TV.

January 12, 2014

Sleeping Beauty

All the way from the city of Ufa, The Nureyev State Ballet Theatre will bring the world’s most beloved ballet to life in Savannah, Georgia. The company of 60 distinguished dancers will showcase the art of Russian ballet at Johnny Mercer Theatre on January 12th. Click here to view the seating chart.

January 16 – January 18, 2014

Savannah Tire Hockey Classic

A collegiate hockey tournament, the Savannah Tire Hockey Classic features six of the South’s most exciting hockey programs. Those include the University of Georgia, University of Florida, Georgia Tech, Florida State, University of South Carolina, and The Citadel. It will be held at the Savannah Civic Center. Click here to buy your tickets.

January 22 – January 26, 2014

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Show

Super Circus Heroes will “showcase wonders from the marvelous to the magnificent.” The action-packed circus is filled with superhuman athleticism, power and pageantry. You can catch the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus Show at the Savannah Civic Center from January 22-26.

January 31, 2014

Critz Tybee Run Fest

Get fit and have fun at the same time during the Critz Tybee Run Fest. You can participate in the North Beach Grill 5K, Sundae Cafe 10K, Critz Half Marathon, Lighthouse Pizza 2.8 Miles Beach Run or the YMCA 1 Mile Run. Participate in one event or all of them!

Now that you know all about these things to do in Savannah in January, consider reserving your room with us at the Presidents’ Quarters Inn Bed and Breakfast. Our historic bed and breakfast offers seasonal getaway specials and packages. Click here to view our rooms and rates.

Photo courtesy of: Jennifer Morrow