Easter Activities, STYX, MT. Joy, Ronald McDonald House, and More!
Spring into April with us by attending the most amazing events this April! This month is full of family, fun times, marathons, concerts, and more! There is something for everyone, we will be there and we hope to see you there!
Savannah Music Festival
When: March 23rd to April 8th
Where: Various Locations
Celebrated for distinctive live performances spanning American and international roots music, jazz, classical, jam, rock, and blues genres in beautiful, historic Savannah, GA, The Savannah Music Festival (SMF) is pleased to announce its 2023 season, which runs from March 23 through April 8, 2023.
Tickets start at $31 and can be purchased online at savannahmusicfestival.org, by phone at 912.525.5050 or in person at the Savannah Box Office.
Easter Egg Hunt- Effingham County Recreation Complex
When: April 4th at 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Recreation Department of Effingham County
Effingham County Recreation and Sports Management will hold an Easter Egg Hunt on Tuesday, April 4, at 5:30pm at the Recreation Complex, 808 Highway 119 S in Springfield. There will be goodie bags, soft drinks and inflatables for the kids.
Business on the Move at Vendors on Victory
When: April 5th at 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Vendors on Victory
Join the Chamber for a unique networking experience this April at Vendors on Victory by Kit and Kaboodle. At this Business on the Move event, attendees will meet more than 45 new vendors in a 7,000 square-foot coastal lifestyle marketplace.
Together with a networking experience, guests will enjoy beverages and light bites. So come out and learn about our many community businesses and make new connections with area professionals.
Live Music at Perch, The Rooftop Bar at Local 11Ten
When: April 6th at 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Live music from local Savannah artists including Rachael Shaner, Josephine Johnson, Susannah Kennedy, Markus Khulmann, Cory Chambers, Jacob Evans, Dave Smith, and others from 5:30 – 8:30 each Thursday evening, weather permitting, under the oaks at Perch, above Local 11ten. Happy hour drink specials from 5:30 – 6:30. Enjoy popular southern flavors using local and seasonal ingredients from the Perch menu or Local 11ten’s full dinner menu, too.
Easter Egg Hunt in Richmond Hill
When: April 7th 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Where: Fort McAllister
Bring an Easter basket and a picnic and spend the afternoon enjoying our beautiful riverside park. We will host an Easter egg hunt and annual Easter Bonnet Parade (at 1 pm). Pre-registration is required by calling 912-727-2339. $10 Per Participant. 912-727-2339.
Rincon Spring Fair
When: April 7th to April 16th
Where: Freedom Park
It’s the most exciting time of the year!! The Rincon Spring Fair is back April 7-16 and is sure to be better than ever! Join us for rides, great food, vendors, a petting zoo, and fun for the whole family!
Sulfur Street Fair
When: April 7th at 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Sulfur Studios
We are so excited to kick off the first Sulfur Street Fair of 2023!
Vendors, Live Painting, Food Trucks!
Sulfur Street Fairs are in conjunction with First Fridays in Starland, where we host Open Studio Night, inviting the public to tour Sulfur Studios and our ground floor studio spaces, plus a reception for “Portrait of US,” by The Nomadic Photo Ark – Monica Jane Frisell & Adam Scher – in our Main Gallery, as well as the ON::View Residency Finale for Deep Center’s Block by Block program.
When: April 7th at 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Where: Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
Savannah’s annual GATSBY GALA, a 1920s themed celebration, will take place April 7 at the Ships Of The Sea Museum in historic downtown. The event will feature live jazz music by the 7-piece SAVANNAH STOMPER’S JAZZ BAND, dancing, 20s-era cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and multiple photo stations. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1920s fashion and bring cans of food for the CHARITY CANNED FOOD DRIVE that will benefit Emmaus House of Savannah. There will also be a Nighttime Garden Easter Egg Hunt and a Dance Contest. Tickets are still available for the event, which sold out in advance last year. 21+
Red Shoes Run
When: April 8th at 7:30 a.m.
Where: Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire
Red Shoes Run Live 5K – Saturday, April 8th at the Ronald McDonald House located on the campus of Memorial Health
Packet Pick Up – Friday, April 7th from 8:00am – 6:00pm at the Ronald McDonald House, 4710 Waters Avenue, 31404
$35 – Walk-up Registration on Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th
There are no refunds for this event. If you are unable to make the race or there is rain/inclement weather, your registration will be considered a donation to the Ronald McDonald House and very much appreciated.
1st Annual Combat Boots 2 The Boardroom Poker Run
When: April 8th at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Starts at Nine Line
When: April 9th at 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Plant Riverside District
This special Easter Brunch at Plant Riverside District will feature an elegant, expansive menu filled with traditional Easter favorites and other chef-prepared cuisine plus a live performance by the Howard Paul Jazz Quartet. Attendees can also enjoy photos with the Easter Bunny on-site as well as a free Easter Egg Hunt for kids of all ages in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Menu highlights include a chef’s breakfast featuring an omelet bar, Bohemian Crusted Prime Rib, Eggs Benedict with lemon chive hollandaise, coastal seafood, charcuterie selections, assorted sushi rolls, fresh composed salads and an extravagant display of pies, cakes, tortes and cookies from the award-winning pastry team at Plant Riverside District.
Pricing is $89 for adults and $35 for children ages 5-12. Reservations are required to attend. To make a reservation, please visit plantriverside.com or OpenTable.com.
Easter Dinner Cruise
When: April 9th at 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Savannah Riverboat Cruise
Celebrate Easter on the Savannah River! Join our family for our annual Easter Dinner Entertainment Cruise! Enjoy our delicious dinner buffet on this 2 hour dinner cruise. Bring your family and friends and come take in the sights and sounds of historic Savannah.
Boarding at 6pm; Sailing 7-9pm
Spring Break Sailors
When: April 7th to 16th at 10:00 a.m. (Friday) to 5:00 p.m. (Sunday)
Where: Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum
So join us for Spring Break Sailors! FREE ADMISSION for 2 children when accompanied by 1 paying adult.
Photography’s Last Century: The Ann Tenenbaum & Thomas H. Lee Collection
When: Feb. 17th to May 21st
Where: Jepson Center
This exhibition will celebrate the remarkable ascendancy of photography in the last century through the extraordinary collecting achievements of Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee. Their passion for art was inspired and encouraged by the collecting of Ms. Tenenbaum’s late parents, Lorlee and Arnold Tenenbaum, who were champions of Telfair Museums and cultural leaders across the Savannah community. Come see more than 80 masterpiece photographs by some of the medium’s greatest practitioners, including works by Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Ilse Bing, and Man Ray; Edward Weston, Walker Evans, Helen Levitt, and William Eggleston; Diane Arbus, Andy Warhol, Cindy Sherman, and Mickalene Thomas. This selection is particularly notable for its breadth and depth of works by women artists, its sustained interest in the nude, and its focus on artists’ beginnings. Through iconic images and rare, experimental works, the exhibition demonstrates the many expressive directions and ever-widening possibilities within this beautiful and accessible medium.
Mt. Joy Concert
When: April 13th at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Johnny Mercer Theater at the Savannah CIvic Center
Dancin’ at Daffin!
When: April 15th at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Where: Daffin Park
Bachata-inspired dance workout class in Daffin Park! 8:30-9:30 AM, $15 includes coffee.
$15 ticket (cash or Venmo walk-up, or pay at our website below!) includes a Bachata-inspired dance workout to your Bad Bunny favorites and coffee! Located at the tree line by tennis courts in Daffin Park. Bring a mat! Bring your family! Bring a friend!
shindigssavannah.squarespace.com for details!
No dance experience necessary!
Ghost Pirates Home Game
When: April 15th at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Enmarket Arena
STYX World Tour
When: April 20th at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Johnny Mercer Theater at the Civic Center
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Absolutely NO Cameras, recording devices or iPads.
Business After Hours- RE/MAX Accent
When: April 20th at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Where: RE/MAX Accent Richmond Hill
RE/MAX Accent will host April Business After Hours on April 20th from 5:30-7pm. Co-hosts will be Movement Mortgage, Beach Insurance, & Elevated Coastal Productions.
More information to come.
Earth Day Festival
When: April 22nd at 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown Walking Trail, Guyton, GA
Festival with hands-on activities, games, Giant Insect Parade (9 a.m.), music (Effingham Community Orchestra), prizes, and fun. Free and open to the public. Adjacent to the City of Guyton’s 20th Sale on the Trail. Sponsored by Effingham Georgia Green and the City of Guyton.
5th Annual Spring Fling in Richmond Hill
When: April 29th at 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: JF Gregory City Park
Registration through April 22, 2023, $20. Day of event registration 8AM – 10AM, $25.
This is a show held in conjunction with the city of Richmond Hill’s celebration by the fire department. There will be tons of food, live music, a corn hole tournament, kiss the pig, rock wall climbing, a dunk tank, and an inflatable playground.
Net proceeds raised go to Richmond Hill Fire Department’s charitable initiative,
Operation Presents Under the Tree, to help local families in need throughout the year.
Spring Gift Market
When: April 29th at 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Service Brewing
Join us for a day of beer and shopping on Saturday April 29th from 11-4pm. Just in time for Mother’s Day shopping, enjoy 40 local vendors and food + beverage artisans selling unique products and handmade goods.
Free admission, family and pet friendly.