Savannah Holidays 2016: FREE Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade, Dec. 3

Savannah Lighted Christmas Parade 2014

Don’t miss Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade 2016 starting West River Street at 5:30PM Sat. Dec. 3 2016, traveling throughout downtown and ending at Ellis Square.

The parade marks the official arrival of St. Nick, so this is one event you don’t want to miss!

The lighted parade starts at 5:30PM Dec. 3 on the west end of River Street and will travel throughout downtown, ending in City Market. See the parade route here. 

This year’s parade will have over 40 community groups and businesses with multiple units of decorated cars, trucks, floats, and trolleys. Even the walking groups are wrapped in Christmas lights.

Christmas on the River

DEC 2-4, 2016
Rousakis Riverfront Plaza 115 East River Street Savannah, GA 31401

It’s a holiday celebration on Historic River Street. Rousakis Plaza will be full of regional arts & crafts exhibitors with holiday gifts and stocking stuffers to check off of your Christmas list. Music and local entertainment will take place on the Arbor Stage throughout the weekend leading up to Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade. 

Weekend festivities will kick-off Fri. Dec. 2 from 4-10PM with First Friday Fireworks at 9:30PM  and continue on Sat. Dec. 3. For more details including an entertainment schedule, click here.

Event Times
Fri. Dec. 2, 4-10PM
Sat. Dec. 3 10AM-8PM
Sun. Dec. 4 12:30-6PM

Admission: Free & open to public
Phone: (912) 234-0295



The City of Savannah is offering a holiday parking deal every Thursday and Friday in December.

The first three hours in any city-owned garage is free. Any time over three hours is the daily rate.

Garages included: Bryan Street, Liberty Street, Robinson garage on Montgomery Street, State Street Garage and the Whitaker Street Garage.

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