Say “hello” to October in the best way possible by taking part of some of the great events Savannah is offering. Here is a list of some of the hottest happenings around town this month. Remember to check back regularly as events are added as they are announced.
The second annual Oktoberfest celebration, which will showcase a blend of old and new German traditions from Saturday, September 24 through Saturday, October 29. All family-friendly festivities are free and open to the public and will take place at Plant Riverside District, located on Savannah’s historic riverfront at 400 W. River St. Every Saturday from 1-4 p.m., the Pavilion Tent along the riverfront at Plant Riverside District will feature free live polka music by Bob and the Polka Dots as well as a free keg toss, bratwurst eating contests and stein holding competitions. Throughout Oktoberfest, the exceptional restaurants at Plant Riverside District will serve specialty beers as well as food and beverage options for all ages.
Savannah Pride Festival 2022, October 27th-October 29th
Ultimate Halloween Bash at Moon Deck Plant Riverside, October 29th-7:00pm-1:00am
This spooky, fun-filled event for ages 21+ will feature live music by Super Deluxe, a Charleston, S.C. band that performs a lively mix of pop, Top 40, ‘80s hits, Motown, classic rock, hip hop, oldies, beach music, soul, funk, disco and reggae. A live DJ will close out the night with high-energy dance music, plus a photo booth will be available throughout the evening. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their best Halloween costume and to participate in the annual Halloween costume contest. The first place winner will be awarded a free one-night stay at the JW Marriott Savannah Plant Riverside District. Additional prizes will be available. $10 cover charge at the door.
TERROR VISION FRIGHT FEST 2022 – OCTOBER 29TH
Marsh Monster Masquerade, October 29th-11:00am-6:00pm
Monsters of all ages are invited to Skidaway Island State Park this fall. They will be having a spooky mask decorating contest for children and adults, children’s pumpkin decorating, a dog costume contest, fair-style games, prizes, and more. A trunk-or-treat from 4 PM to 6 PM will cap off the evening. So, don your best costume and bring the whole family out to enjoy the cool autumn air, marsh views, plenty of Halloween candy, and a haunting good time in the park!
11:00 AM Open
1:00 PM Dog Costume Contest
2:00 PM Spooky Mask Decorating Contest (children)
3:00 PM Spooky Mask Decorating Contest (adults)
4:00-6:00 PM Trunk or Treat
6:00 PM Close
Where’s Noble Bones? A Bone Chilling Scavenger Hunt!, October 29th-9:00am-4:30pm
Savannah Pride- PAWrade, October 29th-11:00am-12:00pm
Monster’s Ball at Coastal Empire Beer Company, October 29th-7:00pm
Coastal Empire Wrestling has revealed 5 of the 8 action-packed matches for October 29th! They will be having a costume contest, a 50/50 raffle, and concessions from one of the most requested food trucks in Savannah, as well!
Halloween & Swamptooth at Savannah Canoe and Kayak, October 29th-6:00pm-10:00pm
Halloween on Bonaventure. We are excited to host #SwampTooth playing the boat house on Saturday the 29th. Wear your swamp cossie…it’s a costume event. Tickets on sale at the shop.
Sobremesa Vampire Party, October 29th-4:00pm-12:00am
Their favorite part about Halloween? The boos Join them on Oct. 29!!! Chance to win $50 Sobremesa gift card! Tell your friends!
Rooftop Drag Brunch at The Lost Square, October 29th-11:30am
Take in the best view in Savannah with a fabulous show, amazing brunch buffet, and tantalizing specialty cocktails! Make sure to bring your dollar bills with you, as our queens enjoy a good ‘tip.’ Price includes admission to the show and access to the brunch buffet. Cocktails are not included in the ticket price.
Cougar Birthday Party at Oatland Wildlife Center, October 29th-11:00am
A Haunted Halloween Party at Moon River Brewing, October 29th-8:00pm-11:45pm
Join them on Saturday, October 29th for a haunted Halloween party! Spooky drink specials and spectacular decor at your favorite local haunt, plus a costume contest! 8pm-midnight.
The Haunted Swamp at Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center, October 29th-7:00pm-10:00pm
Come and walk their trails with our ghoulish guides! Experience the mystical wonders of a real Haunted Swamp see Swamp Monsters and more! $5.00 admission.
Witchy Meet Up: Samhain, October 29th-11:00am-1:00pm
Calling all local witches, magical practitioners, and spiritual seekers of all backgrounds and experience levels! Join Gabby Turner for a fun and casual meet-up series! Get to know the Savannah spiritual community, grow your practice, spend time in nature, and make new friends!
What to Expect?
This Month’s Meet-Up:
Ancestor Altar Crafting: (Please bring any natural or family items you would like to add to our temporary altar)
Group Reiki Meditation
Vegetarian Food: (Please bring a seasonal snack to share!)
Please bring a picnic blanket and any items you need to feel comfy! As always, please feel free to bring any of your favorite crystals, divination tools, etc!
Samhain Fall Festival by Cosmic Corner, October 30th-3:00pm-7:00pm
It’s time!! This year’s Samhain Festival with Saw The Wheel Theater will be on Sunday, October 30th from 3-7pm. Their drum circle and fire ceremony this year will be hosted by Harvester Of Healing By Teresa Tyson. They are so looking forward to sharing a beautiful day with community! https://www.eventbrite.com/…/fall-festival-and-samhain…
Hello Neighbor SAV Presents Fall Festival with Holly Heights Neighborhood, October 30th-11am-6pm
2022 Witches Dance and Magic Crawl, October 30th-2:00pm
BRUNCH SO FUNNY! SAVANNAH at Victory North, October 30th-1:00pm-5:00pm
The only brunch designed to please your tastebuds with a delicious custom catered served buffet by… Cocktail Hour “The Experience “ and tickle your funny bone with the best in live stand up comedy in a mature, safe & all inclusive vibe!
Common Thread Wine Dinner, November 2nd
FOO Brews & Bites with Friends of Oatland, November 5th-5:00pm-8:00pm
What to Expect
FUN! Guests will enjoy unique experiences, as well as food and drinks, music, a silent auction, and a Wild Night Out at Oatland!
The dress code for this event is festive casual.
Event is 21+ so do not forget to bring your I.D.! Guests will not be permitted in the event area without proof of age.
This event will take place rain or shine.
5:00–5:45 – Champagne Toast at the Dock House on Richardson Creek
5:30 – Meet & Greet with an Oatland Animal Ambassador at the Dock House
5:00–8:00 – FOO Brews & Bites will take place in the Main Building, Porch, and around the Firepit
5:00 – Brews from Southern Barrel Brewing Co.
5:15 – Live Music with Georgia Kyle & Tony Richards
6:00 – Bites from Miss Sophie’s Marketplace
7:15 – Meet & Greet with an Oatland Animal Ambassador on the Screened Porch
7:30– Last call to participate in the silent auction
8:00– Silent auction winners will be notified and can collect their items before leaving, if desired
2022 Asian Festival | Colors of Asia, November 5th-12:00pm-4:00pm
The Full Monty, November 7th-November 20th
The Full Monty is a musical with book by Terrence McNally and score by David Yazbek. In this Americanized musical stage version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same name, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers, low on both cash and prospects, decide to present a strip act at a local club after seeing their wives’ enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. As they prepare for the show, working through their fears, self-consciousness, and anxieties, they overcome their inner demons and find strength in their camaraderie. Tickets $20
MountainFilm on Tour Savannah: Honoring Our Veterans, November 10th-7:00pm
They’re honoring our Veterans this November! Join them for an evening of films at Service Brewing! – https://mailchi.mp/00a40d5fec37/summer-edition-20173748
Howl of the Sirens at Victory North, November 10th-6:00pm
Experience some of the best female-fronted rock bands in Savannah with an enthralling spectrum of rock wonderment! Come hear the raw, punk energy of The Maxines; the dreamy, haunting shoegaze of Fauvely; the punchy and tight Draucker ensemble; and the heavy rock vibes of EMber City!
Flow with your Bliss @ Sea Salt & Sugar, November 11th-6:00pm-7:15pm
pop up pARTy 2022 at Cohen’s Retreat, November 11th-November 12th
Tybee Post Music Festival, November 12th-12:00pm
Indigo Girls • Passafire • Cordovas • The Tams • Music of Motown & DIsco • Keystone Postcard • The Aloha Joes • Christy Snow Band • Amanda Jeter
Enjoy 9 Bands Starting At 12pm
Bring Your Own Lawn Chair Or Rent A Beach Chair For An Additional $15
Food Choices From 3 On-Site Food Trucks
Access To Merch & Drink Tents
Access to Air Conditioned Restrooms
Access to Complimentary Seating Closest To The Stage
Access To VIP Tent With VIP Bar
Access to VIP Lounge Inside Hotel – Includes Complimentary Food & Two Complimentary Beverages
Beach Chair Rental Included
Food Choices From 3 On-Site Food Trucks
SLAM – Savannah Local Artist Market, November 12th-10:00am-4:00pm
PAINT on the community canvas!
ENJOY LIVE MUSIC by world famous Crabettes, bagpiper Dan Ailes, Ted Sheppard and Peter Schmid
Salvation Army Baseball Field
3000 Bee Road, Savannah GA
All-You-Can-Eat Oyster Roast at The Wyld benefitting the Humane Society, November 13th-4:00pm-7:00pm
Christmas Made in the South, November 18-November 20th
Adults – $9.00 Tickets available at door.
Children 12 & Under – Free
ACRES OF FREE PARKING!
Flowing Nectar ~ Yoga + Mantra Music Experience, November 18th-6:30pm-8:30pm
Yoga and live music together reach where separately they cannot go alone. Join us to ground, elevate, and resonate your body, mind, and spirit as we move in the vibrational synergy of gentle and restorative yoga with music and mantra. With decades of devoted practice and offerings between them, Gina and Gershone weave together their respective arts to invite you into communion, bliss, and presence – deeper into your heart and into connection with each other.
The Land of the Sweets presented by Tybee Ballet Theatre, November 19th-3:00pm-7:00pm
Harvest Festival at Oatland Wildlife Center, November 19th-10:00am
Adult Admission $4
Child/Senior/Military Admission $2
Adult Admission $7
Child/Senior/Military Admission $5
Kick off this joyous event on Friday, November 25, by taking a stroll through the European-style Christmas market and basking in the glow of lights at the Tree Lighting Ceremony. The celebrations continue through Monday, January 2, with live music and performances, children’s activities, photos with Santa Claus, the Savannah Harbor Boat Parade of Lights and more. Bring the whole family and discover how Plant Riverside District is spreading good tidings and holiday cheer throughout Savannah.
Annual Tybee Christmas Tree Lighting, November 26th-6:00pm
Join them for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting with caroling, dancing and holiday treats.
2022 Savannah Boat Parade of Lights, November 26th-7:00pm-9:00pm
Join them… One and ALL… Saturday, November 26th, 2022 for the Annual FREE Savannah Boat Parade of Lights. This 20-year tradition has been enjoyed by generations of locals and visitors alike. The Savannah Boat Parade of Lights, headed by the Savannah Harbor Foundation, has also greatly benefited the charities it has contributed to! This year they are partnering with Greenbriar Children’s Center, an amazing group that has been helping children in need in Savannah since 1949! www.GreenbriarChildrensCenter.org They will be donating proceeds raised by the parade to the Center this year… And… A very special treat… The Greenbriar children will be designing our parade t-shirts! More details on our Facebook Group… https://www.facebook.com/groups/431396085428314 and our website www.SavannahBoatParadeOfLights.com as they develop!