Holiday Activities In and Around Savannah
If you’re looking for fun and festive activities for you and your family this December, Savannah
and the surrounding areas have a variety of options to offer. From holiday light displays to
parades and historic candlelit tours, you’re sure to find something that will please the entire
For events and activities within a few hours’ drive of the Savannah area, Savannah Car Rental
can provide a safe, comfortable, and affordable rental car for your trip. Renting will give you
more space for your family and will save your personal car the mileage and wear, so you can
focus on enjoying the holiday season.
Consider one of the following for a family day trip or weekend trip this December:
Tybee Island, GA (30-minute drive from Savannah)
● Tybee Island Christmas Parade: Held on December 17, the Tybee Island Christmas
Parade is a classic island tradition that draws many people from near and far to enjoy
the small-town charm of Tybee Island. The parade begins at 1pm and kids can get a
photo with Santa at the end.
● The Tybee Island Lighthouse Christmas tour takes place December 8 through
December 15. Enjoy 1930s and 40s Christmas decor and see what a lighthouse
keeper’s Christmas celebrations would have looked like. The tour includes caroling, hot
apple cider, and great views of the island’s lights from the top of the Lighthouse.
Charleston, SC (2-hour drive from Savannah)
● Candlelight Tours at the Nathaniel Russell house are held every Friday and Saturday
evening until Christmas. For $25, adults can enjoy the beautiful 19th century home and
its’ candlelit Christmas decor, followed by a glass of wine at the tours’ end.
● 37th Annual Holiday Parade of Boats: On December 8 at 5pm, choose a spot on land
from which to enjoy the annual boat procession through Charleston Harbor. Many
people decorate their boats with lights for the procession, making for an impressive
Atlanta (4-hour drive from Savannah)
● Fantasy in Lights at Callaway Gardens was named one of the Top 10 Places to See
Holiday Lights by National Geographic Traveler. From now until January 5, enjoy the
impressive holiday light displays, as well as various shows and entertainment in Pine
Mountain, GA. Callaway Gardens also offers packages for those interested in spending
a weekend at the resort.
Savannah Car Rental Can Make the Holidays Easy
Savannah Car Rental can make the holidays easy; consider renting with us to give you, your
family, and any visiting guests more room, and to save wear and tear on your own car. We have
three convenient locations in Savannah, Hinesville, and Statesboro. We offer a 10% student
discount and are also pleased to waive the security deposit for active duty military. Choose
from any one of our low-mileage, late model Nissans to take you and your family to and from
your holiday activities.
Whether you plan to enjoy our region’s impressive light displays or historic architecture,
Savannah Car Rental looks forward to helping make your holiday season bright!