Savannah Georgia’s Greatest New Year’s Eve Celebrations
Time to Put 2020 Behind Us and Welcome in a Brand New Year!
If there’s anything to celebrate about 2020, it’ll be waving good-bye as the clock strikes midnight on December 31.
But, seriously. As hard as this year has been, there are bright spots to celebrate—surviving a pandemic, picking up a new hobby, connecting with friends and family in new ways—no matter how small or significant. Or at the very least, celebrate the fact that it’s over.
We have the list of the top 2020 send-offs going down in Savannah, Georgia. Here are the top 6 ways to ring in 2021 and celebrate New Year’s Eve in style, with the best New Year’s Eve parties in Savannah:
1. Repeal 33
Repeal 33 is hosting a Downtown Countdown featuring a chef’s tasting menu, specialty cocktails, dancing and champagne. Feel the spirit of Times Square with their light-show ball drop celebration. Reservations are required. Check out repeal33savannah.com for more information.
Say “Goodbye” to 2020, and good riddance! Jazz’d is hosting a celebration with live music and New Year’s Eve packages for food, drink, dessert and caffeine! Table reservations start at 8 p.m. and have a two-hour limit with the last seating at 10 p.m. They fill up fast, so reserve at jazzdsavannah.com
3. All-Things Plant Riverside District
Plant Riverside District has undoubtedly been the place to go this holiday season. Events like Santa meet-and-greets, the Christmas Village and cookie decorating are running all month long, but did you know they have three events queued for New Year’s Eve?
Disco on the Moon
Where: Electric Moon
When: December 31, 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
What: Celebrate the coming new year in disco fashion at the hottest new rooftop in Savannah! 70’s attire and attitude is expected—so come ready to have a carefree, rad time and dance the night away. DJ Lil G will be spinning the tunes rooftop and riverside, all night long.
Roaring 20’s Party
Where: Myrtle & Rose
When: December 31, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
What: Channel your inner Jay Gatsby and Daisy Buchanan and ring in the new year in style. Live jazz, performed by the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, will pulse through the speakeasy.
Outdoor New Year’s Eve Concert featuring DRAUCKER
Where: Plant Riverside Amphitheater
When: December 31, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
What: Enjoy a live, outdoor concert featuring local band DRAUCKER. The event is open to the public and will have bars set up outside along with outlets for food (with varying hours).
4. Savannah Riverboat Cruises
Dress to the nines to ring in 2021 over the water at Savannah Riverboat Cruises‘ New Year’s Eve Gala. Enjoy a surf & turf dinner buffet with a bottle of champagne, cash bar, live entertainment and a stunning view of the fireworks show. Make your reservation at savannahriverboat.com/seasonal-cruises.
Gather all of your glow attire because VICE Lounge & Mojito Bar is hosting a Glow Masquerade New Year’s Eve party. No Glow? No worries, VICE will provide paint pens, hats, beads, glasses and other party favors, along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Visit their Facebook for the most up-to-date details at facebook.com/ViceLoungeSAV.
6. Rockin’ New Year’s Eve
The Historic Savannah Theater: The annual “Rockin’ New Year’s Eve” performance is back at the Historic Savannah Theater on December 31, 2020. The two-hour show will feature the Rockin’ Savannah Theatre band and singers and dancers! Live music will continue after the show for dancing and good times, along with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight. Head to savannahtheatre.com/shows/rockin-new-years-eve for information and tickets.
7. (Virtual) Tybee polar plunge
The record-breaking Tybee Island Polar Plunge is back at high noon on New Year’s Day. The plunge has gone virtual, meaning that although large gatherings are discouraged, participants can dip in any body of water of their choosing for a great cause. Register at tybeeposttheater.org/tybee-polar-plunge