Plant Riverside District to Host Farewell to Summer Labor Day Weekend Celebration on Sept. 2-5, Featuring Free Live Music, Kids Activities & More

The four-day event will offer free live music, kids activities, riverfront performances by Cirque Divina, an outdoor screening of the movie Grease as well as food and drink options for all ages.

Plant Riverside District – which is widely known as Savannah’s Entertainment District – will host a special Farewell to Summer Labor Day Weekend Celebration from Friday, September 2 through Monday, September 5. All family-friendly festivities and are free and open to the public and will take place at Plant Riverside District, located on Savannah’s historic riverfront at 400 W. River St. The four-day event will offer free live music, kids activities, riverfront performances by Cirque Divina, an outdoor screening of the movie Grease as well as food and drink options for all ages.

“We invite Savannah residents and visitors to join us at Plant Riverside District for our annual Farewell to Summer Labor Day Weekend Celebration,” said Richard C. Kessler, Chairman and CEO of The Kessler Collection. “We’re delighted to host a four-day event for the whole family to enjoy with fun kids activities and exciting live performances.”

Featured performers at Plant Riverside District’s Labor Day Weekend Celebration include Ramona and The Riot on Friday, September 2 from 7 to 10 p.m.; Natalie Goodman on Saturday, September 3 from 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Tell Scarlet on Saturday, September 3 from 7 to 10 p.m.; Voodoo Soup on Sunday, September 4 from 1 to 4 p.m.; Swamptooth on Sunday, September 4 from 6 to 9 p.m.; and Laiken Love and the Fellowship of Love on Monday, September 5 from 1 to 4 p.m.

The Savannah Ghost Pirates — the Hostess City’s newest hockey team — will provide free arts and crafts activities for kids of all ages on September 3, 4 and 5 from noon to 4 p.m. in Montgomery Park.

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Additional highlights include a spectacular free aerial show featuring awe-inspiring performances by Cirque Divina on Friday, September 2 and Saturday, September 3 at 8:30 p.m. in Montgomery Park.

Plant Riverside District will also conclude its Movies in the Park series with a free screening of Grease, starring John Travolta and the late Olivia Newton-John, in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park on Sunday, September 4 at 7 p.m. Lawn chair seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Popcorn, snow cones and beverages will also be available for purchase at a concession stand on-site.

In addition, Plant Riverside District will host a LOVEthirteen by Heather Wells Trunk Show, featuring a collection of crystal jewelry pieces and an extensive selection of crystals, on Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 from noon to 6 p.m.

Throughout the holiday weekend, the exceptional restaurants at Plant Riverside District will serve a variety of cuisine from around the world and offer a wide range of Labor Day food and drink specials.

For more information about the Labor Day festivities at Plant Riverside District or to view a complete entertainment schedule, visit


Plant Riverside District, located at 400 W. River Street, is a vibrant entertainment destination and Savannah’s Entertainment District. From incredible dining and high-end shopping to live music and spectacular performances, Plant Riverside District creates elegantly curated experiences, stripping away the unnecessary to reveal the exceptional. Once an iconic power plant in Georgia, Plant Riverside District now represents the beauty of progress. Whether seeking a romantic getaway or a work hard/play hard business trip, Plant Riverside District provides a setting suited to your needs, blending timeless sophistication with eye-catching details. Experience three unique buildings for a customized atmosphere to match your style: bold, contemporary maritime details in the Atlantic; romantic, elegant styling in the Three Muses; and chic historic architecture in the Power Plant. Complete your experience with numerous dining options, rooftop bars, a concert venue, art gallery, riverfront park and even natural science exhibits to spark your imagination. For more information, please visit and follow @plantriversidedistrict on Facebook and Instagram.


The Kessler Collection‘s portfolio of passionately created and artistically inspired boutique hotels boasts chic design, luxurious accommodations, enriching ambiance and intuitive service. Whether visiting properties in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina or South Carolina, each hotel’s exquisite art, music and cultural influences are deliberately approachable. Designed to inspire mystique and to encourage unforgettable experiences, Kessler guests are immersed in redefined Bohemian luxury, from an 1888 historic hotel and a cutting-edge downtown icon to a premier luxury lodge, high-design Southern mansion and elite ski lodge. The Kessler Collection was the founding member of the Marriott Autograph Collection, introduced with seven Autograph Collection branded hotels. Each property is a bold, original hotel carefully created with style and the individualist traveler in mind. For more information about The Kessler Collection, please visit or call 888.472.6312.