Celebrating The Style of New South

The American South has always enjoyed a cultural identity that is unique from the rest of the nation. It possesses a history as wild as the West and as old as the Union North boasting many larger than life personalities. In an increasingly homogeneous America, the South stands out today as a region for its preservation of a slower and more temperate way of life.

South magazine holds true to and celebrates these grand traditions while embracing the new perspectives, energy and vitality of the 21st century. The crisp, stylish design introduces the reader to a fun and sophisticated approach to life distinct to the South. Like the region, South magazine possesses dignity and confidence enabling us to take readers on bold journeys through culture and history, and on to what lies ahead.

Our pages convey the authentic spirit of resilient rebels flush with opportunities and the warmth of the people and climate of this proud region. Our content is intelligent, open minded, and as honest as down home cooking. Our foundation is in our editorial integrity that allows us to blaze a fearless and compassionate trail towards new ideas, and our understanding of the time-honored perspectives that have helped shape this region.

We are the voice of a new generation that proudly remains beholden to the strength of our predecessors. We are the magazine of the South.

Market

Living in the South has a deeper meaning than a mere “lifestyle.” This region holds an appeal to those who have lived here, and continues to draw others to move here because of its extraordinary legacy, rewarding quality of life and entertaining community.

South magazine strives to replicate the true spirit of the region and those who call it home. The South retains its edge without succumbing to the fleeting trends of pop-culture because we understand our marketplace: as adventurous as the originators of stock car racing, as glamorous as a Southern Belle, as picturesque as any place as on Earth, but boasting a vibrant economy that is attracting business of almost any sector, and entrepreneurs of every stripe.

South holds its homes and its readers in high regard, and will be presented in lush, beautiful photographs, in-depth and thoughtful articles on a range of topics, and use of the charm of this special place in a quirky and intelligent manner.

Readers and Demographics

South magazine is for those who call the South home. From young transplants to fourth-generation old hands, our readers are unified by an active interest in the world around them. Whether our readers are looking for fashionable clothing or attending local business, cultural and sporting events, they are plugged into the scenes around them.

Readers of South value creativity and innovation but also the distinctive elements of traditional life. Of course, that’s why they are drawn to the special charm of the South.

Our readers are intelligent, upwardly mobile, and realize the potential for business and cultural opportunities springing up around the region. They hold jobs in a variety of industries and are involved in their community. They volunteer, start businesses, lead, vote and contribute to society.

The readers of South have a more open perspective than most, and travel whenever they can. Like all good Southerners, they spend time outdoors and take pride in their image and appearance. Our readers also possess the very best qualities of the region itself-confidence, curiosity and a desire to actively participate in a unique way of life.

Distribution and Circulation

South magazine will generate an influence that expands far beyond the boundaries of one particular municipality with its appealing stories that focus both on specific locales and regional trends and traditions. South magazine is currently circulating more than 20,000 copies, distributed in the Savannah, Georgia region reaching the millions of Americans that have relocated to the Southeast Coast and will continue to relocate within the next 10 years and reside within 45 miles of the Atlantic Ocean shoreline.

Moreover, both these new arrivals and those who already live in the region have a natural eagerness to learn more about the place they call home. The South contains that sought after information about the region’s lifestyles, those who live nearby as well as those who once did, the culture, the history, and opportunities in their future.

South magazine will satisfy this curiosity with strategic placements into the hands and homes of interested and connected readers that advertisers will want to reach. In addition, the majority of the circulation will be mailed out to income-qualified homes, while others will be sold in upscale boutiques, bookstores and retail outlets reaching our select readership where they shop.

Advertise On The SouthMagazine.com

South averages 110,000 page views and 34,000 unique visitors a month and the average time spent on the site is up to four minutes. South is also highly active in the online community via social media networks including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. We are one of the only websites in the southeast to offer video capabilities as part of the advertising package. We only sell ads to local businesses so you won’t have to compete with irrelevant advertisers outside of the community.We act as an addition to your website for SEO and expansion of your business online. Several banners are offered throughout southmagazine.com to cater to your specific advertising needs for maximum online exposure. Online advertising can include photography and text from South magazine’s award winning team.

Advertising Inquiry

To receive more information on advertising with South magazine as well as to receive a complimentary copy of the most recent issue please email us at advertising@southmag.com. Thank you for your interest in our magazine.

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Events Calendar

  • Cone Art Exhibit Reception to Benefit Anderson Cancer Institute in Savannah

    May 18, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ 24e

    CONE ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION TO BENEFIT ANDERSON CANCER INSTITUTE The Savannah artist Jim Cone announces a fine art exhibition with the opening...

  • Monday Night Tennis Exhibition

    May 01, 2017
    5:30 PM @ The Sea Pines Resort

    Join us at the Sea Pines Racquet Club for an exciting tennis demonstration with valuable tips, refreshments, prize drawings and our traditional...

  • “Rewind” at the Savannah Theatre

    Mar 15, 2017
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Savannah Theatre

    The Savannah Theatre presents “Rewind!” March 1-26, Sept. 1-Nov. 17 and Dec. 27-30, 2017. Rewind back to the first time that...

  • William Wegman: Improved Photographs

    May 12, 2017
    All Day @ Jepson Center

    William Wegman (American, b. 1943) is an internationally-renowned artist with a prolific career spanning five decades. He is well known for...

  • The Savannah Portrait Society

    May 01, 2017
    All Day @ Jepson Center

    The Savannah Portrait Society is dedicated to providing professional artists the opportunity to engage in the discipline of portrait painting from...

  • Freshwater Fishing

    May 01, 2017
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ The Sea Pines Resort

    Enjoy a relaxing morning by the beautiful lakes of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve while fishing. Supplies provided. Reservations required. 

  • Forest Preserve Wagon Journey

    Apr 25, 2017
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ The Sea Pines Resort

    Sit back, relax and experience the animals and plant life of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Reservations required.

  • CCDS Watermelon Martinis, Cookies Fundraiser at PickerJoes

    May 23, 2017
    5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Picker Joe's Antique Mall

    Join Us for The "Watermelon & Cookies Soiree" "A Fundraiser for CCDS: Coastal Center for Developmental Services" the nopnrofit which helps local...

  • Golf Croquet & Clinic

    May 01, 2017
    10:00 AM @ The Sea Pines Resort

    Enjoy playing golf croquet on our immaculate lawn adjacent to the Harbour Town Clubhouse, with equipment available throughout the day.

  • Generation Opening Panel Discussion and Reception

    May 25, 2017
    6:00 PM @ Jepson Center

    Telfair presents a discussion moderated by Rachel Reese, Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, featuring Sawsan AlSaraf, Tamara...

  • Jacksonville Jazz Festival

    May 25, 2017
    All Day

    Nationally recognized as one of the largest free jazz festivals in the country, this Memorial Day weekend event boasts an all-star lineup of jazz...

  • Deen Family Book Signing

    May 26, 2017
    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ The Lady & Sons

    On Friday, April 21 and May 26, 2017, get out for Deen Family Book Signing at The Lady and Sons Restaurant from 10 a.m.-noon. Featuring Paula Deen,...

  • Home Herbalism Workshop: Oils, Salves and Creams

    May 26, 2017
    6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Starlandia Supply

    In this workshop students will learn how to use herb-infused oils, salves and creams for body care and for healing. They will also explore the wide...

  • Gregg Russell Concerts

    May 26, 2017
    8:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ The Sea Pines Resort

    Over the years, Gregg has become a Sea Pines classic. You’ll find him under the famed Liberty Oak, entertaining adults and children alike,...

  • Spoleto Festival

    May 26, 2017
    All Day

    Internationally recognized as America’s premier performing arts festival, the 17-day Spoleto Festival fills Charleston’s historic...

  • Masters Water Ski Tournament

    May 26, 2017
    All Day

    Kick off Summer at this Memorial Day Weekend Festival featuring the 58th Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard Tournament along with a host of other...

  • Atlanta Jazz Festival

    May 26, 2017
    All Day @ Piedmont Park

    This event is regarded as one of the country’s largest free jazz festivals. The celebration features jazz legends and up-and-coming jazz...

  • Generation Exhibition Opens

    May 26, 2017
    All Day @ Jepson Center

    Generation is an exhibition that brings together two generations of Iraqi-Canadian women artists—mother Sawsan AlSaraf and her daughters...

  • Her + Him Film

    May 26, 2017
    All Day @ Jepson Center

    Akram Zaatari (Lebanese, b. 1966) is a filmmaker, photographer, archival artist, and curator who lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon. Her + Him...

  • 12th Annual Savannah Mile

    May 27, 2017
    8:00 AM

    Join the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire and Fleet Feet Sports for this annual Memorial Day run to support first responders, military and their...


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Scenes of the South

Lawyers, Guns & Money 2017

The 5th Annual Lawyers, Guns & Money Sporting Clays Tournament 2017 was presented by Honda, Yamaha, Triumph, Kawasaki, KTM of Savannah. This year's event was be held on Friday, May 12, 2017 at Forest City Gun Club. The 100 target shoot started at 2pm and was followed by an After Party at 6pm featuring live music by Connellis and the Train Wrecks, a BBQ dinner, local craft beer from Southbound Brewery, wine, a silent auction, a gun raffle and a YETI raffle. This year the proceeds will benefit Abilities Unlimited, a local 501(c)(3) charity that provides progressive exercise programs for individuals in Chatham County with varying disabilities (Birth Defects, Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Cord Injuries and Neurological Injuries, etc.).

Crime Stoppers Race Against Crime 2017

On Saturday May 6th, community members came out to help CrimeStoppers fight crime in the community with the Race Against Crime (formerly the Azalea Run)! Runners could choose between the 5K, 10K, and 15K, with all the races starting and ending at Forsyth Park. Proceeds from the event will help fund the rewards that Crime Stoppers uses to pay out for tips that lead to arrests! All the races were dog friendly, and even the pups could get a free matching race bib as part of their "Pooch Patrol".

Big Nasty Mud Run 2017

This year's event marks the 10th Running of the Big Nasty Mud Run, a race with 4.5 miles and 33 obstacles with lots of mud! Runners test their limits on the Ranger Bars, The Wall of Terror, tunnels, tires, mini hills, cargo nets and the Big Nasty Water Slide! Proceeds from the event go to benefit local charities who support veterans and other causes.

Pearls of Power Annual Gala & Art Auction

The Pearls of Power Annual Gala & Art Auction is an annual event sponsored by the Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire. This year's event was especially powerful as the Rape Crisis Center is celebrating over 40 years of service to the community this year. With guest speaker Rep. Scott Holcomb, entertainment by Trae Gurley & Friends, and this year's Gala Honorees, Dr. Ann Levette & Cookie Espinoza, the night was filled with fun and great memories.

Optim TJR Golf Tournament 2017

The annual TLC Golf Tournament returned to the Club at the Savannah Harbor on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. It’s a great way to connect with leaders and peers in the tourism community while supporting a great cause – to raise money for scholarships for students studying for careers in tourism and hospitality. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reception followed the tournament. Prizes awarded to first and second place gross and net for each flight. Beverages provided throughout the course. Compete in Putt for Eagle and Putting Contest.

Wine, Women and Shoes

Wine, Women & Shoes events are community events that bring women together around fine wine, great style, and causes that matter. WW&S has exploded across North America in the last decade, producing more than 300 fabulous events that have helped net an impressive $44 million for their nonprofit partners. The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire puts on the only Wine, Women & Shoes event in the area. The RMHC of the Coastal Empire is a non-profit organization that provides a restful, comfortable place for children and their families to find refuge and support as they receive medical treatment at our nearby hospitals. This year's event was a sold-out affair that's sure to be remembered!

Courtyard Celebration at the Gingerbread House

Among the most elaborate architecture in Savannah is The Gingerbread House - always a "must see" highlight of a guided tour of the Historic District Savannah. The Courtyard Celebration event at the Gingerbread House, that took place on April 25th from 5:30-7pm, was presented by the SavannahHELPS series of monthly charity events that happen every 4th Tuesday at 5:30pm. Guests of the event were asked to bring a $5 donation or pet supplies and food to benefit local charities.

Race for the Cure

Hundreds of patrons flocked downtown Savannah in support of breast cancer awareness.

Love The Wine You're With

Love The Wine You're With is a power networking event presented by South magazine and 39 Rue De Jean. It takes place the third Wednesday of each month and is free to attend. This past Wednesday, April 19, guests enjoyed $7 glasses of select regional wine and delicious appetizers while networking and raising funds to benefit the featured charity of the month. Proceeds from this months event went to benefit the Coastal Center for Developmental Services, a non-profit agency that provides employment-related services, training and community integration opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities. Rue De Jean donated $1 from each glass of select wine purchased during the event as well as a silent auction put on by a different local charity!

Cocktails at Cohen's

On Thursday April 13th, roughly 200 guests gathered to celebrate the tireless fundraising efforts of friend and local hero, Don Logana, at Cohen's Retreat in Savannah. There were cocktails, a silent auction, a 50/50 Raffle and live music from Liquid Ginger! All proceeds raised through the event will go toward the National MS Society's "Walk MS Savannah 2017" for Team Don Logana and his fight for a cure to Multiple Sclerosis. By the end of the night, the event had helped raise $2,235 to go towards fight for a cure to MS.
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