(Savannah Holidays 2022) Save the date for these kid-friendly Christmas events

Here’s a look 2022 holiday events. SouthernMamas.com will be adding to this list as set dates become available as well as to our Events Calendar. Check back for more.

Ice-Skating in Savannah:  Public ice-skating returns to the Savannah Civic Center in November & December. Details here.

2-Day Thanksgiving Week Golf Camp for ages kindergarten-5th grade, Savannah, Nov 21 & 22, 9-12:30PM. Lunch provided. Details here.

SouthCoast Health presents the United Way Turkey Trot, Daffin Park, on Thanksgiving, Thurs. Nov. 24. Free kids race is at 8AM; Diaper Dash at 8:15AM; Main 4-mile race at 8:30AM. Details here.

FREE Savannah Tree Lighting Ceremony, 5:30PM Fri. Nov. 25 @ corner of Broughton & Bull streets.

Free Tree Lighting Ceremony @ Plant Riverside District, Savannah, Fri. Nov. 25. Savannah Christmas Market @ Plant Riverside District opens @ noon. Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring Roger Moss reading “The Night Before Christmas” & live performances by Coastal Youth Choirs at 6:30PM at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park. The lighting of the Christmas Tree in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park will be at 7:30PM, followed by Santa & his elves distributing free candy canes. Details here.

Savannah Boat Parade of Lights will float past Plant Riverside District on Sat. Nov. 26, 7-9PM.

FREE Tybee Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Sat. Nov. 26 @ 5 Tybrisa St. Tybee Is. Performances, caroling, dancing and holiday treats.

FREE Holiday Tree Lighting @ Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, Dec. 1, 5:30-7PM. Kick off the holiday season with Telfair’s annual tree lighting celebration. A hot cocoa bar, homemade cookies, and children’s art activities will take place in the Jepson Center’s Richard and Judy Eckburg Atrium. The holiday tree will be on view until Jan. 9, 2023. Free & open to the public.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer opens Dec. 2 and runs three weekends @ Savannah Children’s Theatre. There will be a Holiday shop and a cup of hot cocoa and a cookie is included with the ticket price. Tickets are available now. Tickets

Free Tybee Christmas Parade, Dec. 2 6-9PM. Parade starts at 6th Street and moves down Butler Avenue to Tybrisa Street.

Teen Workshops @ SCAD Museum of Art including ornament making, cookie decorating & holiday sculpting. Details here.

Tybee Ballet will debut Land of the Sweets as a ticketed event on Dec. 9 and 10 at The Tybee Post Theater at 6PM. Purchase online here.

Savannah Chase 5K & Fun Run @ Savannah Christian Preparatory School, Sat. Dec. 10. Open to the Savannah community. Details here.

Savannah Santa Train @ Georgia State Railroad Museum, Sat. Dec. 10, 9AM-5PM. Online pre-registration is required here

FREE Savannah’s Lighted Christmas Parade, Sat. Dec. 10.  The parade begins at the west end of River Street at 5:30PM and continues to the East end, then winds its way through downtown Savannah. The traditional route is subject to change this year due to ongoing construction downtown. New route TBA. Free parking will be available in all City parking garages December 9-11. Find the Parade Entry form here.

FREE Christmas Whoville Celebration in Savannah City Market (formerly called Christmas for Kids Celebration), 1-4PM Sun. Dec. 11. City Market turns Whoville for the afternoon. Get Grinched (with hair and makeup). Meet Father Christmas and take a picture with him in a carriage. Plus a performance of How The Dancing Grinch Stole Christmas. Free & open to the public.

Holiday Soccer Camp with Soccer Shots Savannah. For ages 2-8. Details here.

Chanukah @ Forsyth Park, a free, community-wide Chanukah experience in Savannah’s Forsyth Park with entertainment, activities including lighting of menorah & holiday fun for all ages, 3:30PM Sun. Dec. 18 2022. Details here.

Holiday Theater Camp @ Savannah Children’s Theatre, Dec. 19-23: 9AM-5PM, but early drop off & late pickup is available upon request. Details here.

Special Toddler Tuesday Polar Express @ three scheduled times Tues. Dec. 20 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah. Pre-registeration required. No walk-ups allowed. Details here.

Gymnastics Holiday Camp: Summit Gymnastics Winter Holiday Camps in Savannah are Dec. 19-23 & Dec. 26-30, 9AM-1PM. For ages 4-10. Details here. 

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