The weather has finally shifted and the azaleas are blooming. Spring has sprung in Savannah and it is beautiful! Spring is a fantastic time to be in Savannah as everyone feels the glorious relief of warmth from the chill of winter and gets ready to celebrate with a bevy of spring festivals and fun that Savannah has to offer.
Locals and visitors from all over the world have just enjoyed another incredibly successful Savannah Music Festival. With artists such as The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Roseann Cash, Bela Fleck, and Mavis Staples it’s easy to understand why USA Today calls the Festival, “one of the top festivals in the world”. The rest of April in Savannah will see a wonderfully diverse offering of festivals. On April 11th and 12th, there will be an incredible celebration colonial history at the 153rd Anniversary of the Siege of Fort Pulaski, Savannah’s own National Park. Participate in a diverse array of activities to recognize the Battle of Fort Pulaski in 1862. A fantastic Earth Day Festival will be in beautiful Forsyth Park on April 18th just steps away from The Azalea Inn.
The Tybee Island Wine Festival will last 5 days from April 22nd – 26th, and then you’re back to Forsyth Park for the SCAD Sidewalk Chalk Festival on April 25th. There are a few rooms left at The Inn for that last minute getaway into the sunshine of the South and The Azalea Inn concierge is ready to help you navigate all festivities!
Runners will wash Savannah’s Historic District with Pink on April 18th for the Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure. The world’s largest and most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created with 100% of proceeds going toward their mission. Registration is still open and there is room at The Azalea Inn! Take a run for a good cause then let Inn staff pamper you silly while you rest your tired feet in our garden pool.
Make plans now to be with us at The Azalea Inn & Gardens in May. The River Street Seafood Festival kicks off the month May 1 – 3. Seafood Fest is one of River Street’s longest running and most anticipated events of the year. Come enjoy shrimp, crawfish, oysters, crab, and live music at Rousakis Plaza. Savannah’s most colorful cultural festival, The Savannah Scottish Games, will take place on May 2nd at historic Bethesda Academy’s Bynah’s Field overlooking the iconic Moon River. A grand celebration with music, dancing and athletic competition, demonstrations, shopping, food, and fun for all! If Scottish culture isn’t what you’re looking for on May 2nd, you can head to Tybee Island and submerge yourself in the low country culture of one of America’s best small beach towns by joining their Tybee Island Tour of Homes. Wait a week and experience the Savannah Preservation Festival from May 7th – 9th. It is an educational festival that demonstrates all the historic preservation that makes Savannah so unique and special. The Preservation Wine Tour is always in high demand.
Art lovers can join the Starland District Art March on May 1st. This tour guides you through local galleries and art exhibits south of Forsyth Park in the Starland District neighborhood the first Friday of every month. Visit The Telfair Museum to experience the Visual Blues Art Exhibit through the end of May or go to Telfair’s Jepson Center on May 15th for nationally renowned jewelry designer Zia Sachedina 10th Anniversary Fashion Show.
There are many more fun and intriguing things to do and places to be in the Spring in Savannah. The Azalea Inn & Gardens is excited to be your guide and show you southern hospitality at its best.
Azalea Inn and Gardens, a Savannah GA bed and breakfast inn, invites you to reserve a room today to begin enjoying the best experiences in our city, which Travel + Leisure Magazine acclaimed as a “World’s Best City.”