10 Reasons to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah
Still uncertain where to spend St. Patrick’s Day? Well, the search ends here because there’s only one destination filled with craic in the Southeast, and that spirited place is the revered city of Savannah, Georgia. It’s time for a road trip to the “Hostess City of the South” for the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day weekend extravaganza.
While Savannah is renowned for its hospitality (thus, the nickname), themed tours, monster oak trees, busy river scene, and beautifully-preserved historic homes, the charming city comes alive around St. Patrick’s Day, boasting one of the largest parades and greenest fanfare in the country. Each year, hundreds of thousands of transients and residents flood the cobblestone- and bleacher-lined streets of downtown Savannah, River Street, and City Market for a weekend of delicious food, festive drinks, and plenty of gilded gold and green fun.
With traditional Irish dancing, professional bagpipers, and huge, jubilant crowds, you still have time to head to Savannah to enjoy all of the revelry. Need more convincing? Here are 10 reasons to mark your calendar and pack your weekender bag.
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