(Savannah Spring Festivals 2022) FREE Flannery Birthday Party, Parade & Savannah Local Author Day

Flanner O'Connor Parade in Savannah

Free parade & party in Lafayette Square, Savannah 

The annual Savannah Local Author Day & Flannery Birthday Party is back!

With a local author day sponsored by The Book Lady Bookstore, the Flannery O’Connor outdoor fair and the quirkiest parade in Savannah will be Sun. March 27, 1-4PM in Lafayette Square in downtown Savannah.

This free event that’s open to the public will feature creative activities, vendors, and lots of Flannery costumes. The annual celebration of acclaimed author and Savannah native Flannery O’Connor’s birthday will offer free family fun, live music, a wacky parade, birthday cake, and more.

Local and regional authors will be on hand and you are invited to stroll around the book tables and meet poets, children’s book authors, and fiction and nonfiction writers.

You’ll also be welcomed to visit the Flannery O’Connor Home (free) to view Flannery’s Depression-era childhood home.

Live music throughout the event provided by singer-songwriters and musicians from Savannah local bands.

Attendees are invited to walk in the parade, bring handmade signs and sing along.

Costumes inspired by Flannery O’Connor characters, settings or the author’s life are optional & encouraged.

This event is free and open to the public!

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