This year, there’s one less week in between Thanksgiving and Christmas, so it’s time to get a move on planning fun holiday activities for you and your family to enjoy! There are plenty of festive events in and around the Savannah, GA area, but you can also find holiday fun within a short drive of Savannah as well.
Whether you stay in town or make a road trip out of it, Savannah Car Rentals can help you get where you need to go this holiday season.
Holiday Activities for Families in Savannah, GA
The cultural landscape of the southeast gives rise to all sorts of unique holiday activities. Here are just a few to consider this Christmas season!
Lights On for Tybee, Tybee Island – December 6: Enjoy small town fun in the heart of Tybee Island when you attend their annual tree-lighting event! This event will feature the mayor officially lighting the town’s tree, and many other opportunities for carolling, singalongs, and holiday entertainment. Enjoy the small-town ambiance along the water and the festive spirit of the beginning of the Christmas season at Lights On for Tybee.
Colonial Christmas at Wormsloe, Savannah – December 14: Visit the Wormsloe Historic Site, a colonial-era plantation integral to the history of the state of Georgia, with live oaks, Spanish moss, and colonial era buildings. This event features carolling, dancing, and other colonial-era activities to get your family in the holiday spirit.
Christmas on the Battery, Charleston, SC – December 5 and 6: Just a few hours north is Charleston SC, and on December 5 and 6 you can enjoy a historic tour of the Edmonston-Alston House on the famous Battery overlooking Charleston Harbor. Performers will be leading tours and putting on a show of Christmas stories relevant to the Edmonston and Alston families, while you enjoy the beautiful decorations and ambiance of this historic home.
38th Annual Parade of Boats, Charleston, SC – December 14: Also in Charleston is the 38th Annual Parade of Boats. This is a favorite tradition of tourists and locals in Charleston! Watch from the waterfront as dozens of boats decorated in Christmas lights parade throughout the Charleston Harbor, under the Arthur Ravenel, Jr. Bridge and towards Fort Sumter. This event is free and will be fun for the entire family.
These activities will help you make memories and get in the holiday spirit, but don’t forget to simply enjoy the ambiance of historic downtown Savannah and the many beautifully decorated historic homes throughout the historic district! Sometimes a simple walk through these neighborhoods or a drive around town to look at Christmas lights can be as enjoyable as other, more official events.
Savannah Car Rentals Can Help!
If you’re looking to rent this holiday season, Savannah Car Rentals can help. Find us at our convenient locations in Savannah, Hinesville, and Statesboro and rent one of our factory-fresh, low mileage, late model Nissans at competitive daily rates!
We offer a 10% student discount and active duty military members can waive the security deposit. Whether your family needs a compact car or a full-size SUV, we can accommodate and make it our mission to put you in a great, affordable rental. Book with us today!