4 Jan 2023
What are your plans for celebrating New Year’s Eve? Savannah makes a delightful destination for ringing in the New Year. It is, after all, a city well-known for its parties. Book your Savannah holiday or a Tybee Island getaway to enjoy delicious dining, fireworks, and festive celebrations.
The Savannah Waterfront New Year’s Celebration begins at 4 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2022, on River Street. Head to River Street to watch the beautiful midnight fireworks show lighting up the Savannah River to officially ring in 2023.
The Historic Savannah Theatre hosts a 9 p.m. production of “Elf the Musical” on Dec. 31, with a New Year’s Eve celebration following. The whole family will enjoy this comical stage adaptation of the beloved film, “Elf.”
Ring in 2023 on the Savannah River! Set sail with Savannah Riverboat Cruises on a New Year’s Eve Gala Cruise from 8:30 pm. to 12:30 am. These old-style riverboats offer an alternate mode of the holiday celebration, complete with killer firework viewing, elegant dining, drinks, and live music. For families, a special New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise takes place from 5-8 p.m.
The City Market New Year’s Eve celebration is an outdoor street party. The free event includes plenty of live music starting at 9 p.m. The market’s restaurants are open for you to enjoy a delicious meal, but be sure to make a reservation.
Nature lovers can make it a really Wild Night on Ossabaw Island. This overnight trip leaves from Delegal Marina on Skidaway Island on New Year’s Eve afternoon. Enjoy an interpretive walk on the island’s north end after checking into quarters. After a full New Year’s Eve dinner, which features an array of Southern sides, hear tales of Ossabaw Island around the fire pit while devouring s’mores. At midnight, ring in the New Year with a champagne toast. Then get a hearty farm-to-table breakfast on New Year’s Day before returning to the mainland.
Make it a beachside celebration and watch spectacular New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Tybee Island at the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion. The Tybee Post Theater traditionally hosts its Polar Plunge at noon on New Year’s Day. Watch for updates on that family-friendly event.
Book your vacation rental now to ring in the New Year, Savannah-style.