How to Make the most of Independence Day in Savannah

Looking to get the most out of your Independence Day this year? Forget the party planner; we’ve already done the work and planned the perfect day for the whole family.


Sip some tea at Savannah Coffee Roasters

Start your day off ironically with a trip to Savannah Coffee Roasters for Libertea High Tea. This ongoing event falls on Independence Day, and what better way to celebrate than with a cup of tea and a delicious pastry?

Savannah Coffee Roasters is located at 215 W. Liberty St. For more information, visit or call 912.352.2994.


Celebrate at Tercentennial Park

If you enjoy history, head over to Tercentennial Park where the Savannah History Museum will be performing American Revolution themed shows, reenacting battles and musket firings. There will also be live music from Three Fold Chord.

This event starts at 10 a.m. at 303 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. For more information, visit


Relax on the beach

Want to celebrate, but don’t want to miss out on your tan sesh? Head over to Tybee Island early to get a great spot (it’s one of the busiest days of the year!). Then, marvel at the beautiful sunset before the firework show begins at 9:15 p.m. While the best view is at the Tybee Pier, you can easily see the fireworks from any part of the beach.

Tybee Island Pier is located at the end of Tybrisa St. For more information, visit or call 912.786.5444.


Celebrate on River Street

The Savannah Waterfront Association is hosting a free Independence Day festival right on the river. Relax and enjoy the holiday with food, drinks, a DJ, and family activities. If you’re watching the fireworks from the river, be sure to stake out your spot early. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. sharp.

Festival begins at 12 p.m. at Rousakis Riverfront Plaza, 115 E. River St. For more information, visit or call 912.234.0295.


Enjoy America’s favorite pastime

Rather enjoy fireworks from one of America’s most beloved venues? Spend the night with the Savannah Bananas as they go head to head with the Wilmington Sharks at Grayson Stadium. Once the game is over, stay seated for the firework show immediately afterward.

The game starts at 6 p.m. at 1401 E. Victory Dr. Tickets are $9. For more information, visit or call 912.712.2482.


Set Sail on Savannah’s favorite riverboat

Want a truly unique Independence Day experience? Spend the evening in style aboard the Savannah Riverboat Dinner and Fireworks Cruise. Both the Georgia Queen and the River Queen will be on the river this evening. Boarding begins at  6 p.m. and the boat sets sail at 7 p.m. During the three-hour celebration, you can enjoy a dinner buffet, live entertainment, and front row seats to the fireworks.

Ticket office is located at 9 E. River St. For more information, visit or call 800.786.6404.


Either way you decide to spend your holiday, there’s no doubt your Savannah Independence Day will be explosive.