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Get Ready for the Dog Days of Summer on River Street

Calling all Canines! Listen up pups, because this event is just for you! We will be hosting the first Dog Days of Summer festival on August 1-2, 2014. August First Friday & Saturday is all about you…so bring your leash and your owner and head down to historic River Street! Here you’ll be in doggy heaven […]

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The RockNRoll Chorus is excited to return to historic River Street this summer! The New Jersey-based vocal group uses only the voices of their twenty members to create melodies to remember. The cast of this awesome chorus is made up of high school students from around the state of New Jersey. You can meet this talented […]

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River Street Fourth of July Celebration

River Street’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration

What better place to celebrate America’s birthday than in the heart of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest cities in the United States! Come down to River Street for to celebrate the Fourth of July and show off your American patriotism. The Savannah Waterfront is excited to host their annual Fourth of July Celebration & Fireworks […]

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River Street Savannah will be one of the stops for this year’s Hemmings Motor News Great Race!  This unique race is a time, speed, endurance rally that will be making an Atlantic Coast run from Maine to Florida on June 21-29, 2014. The vintage (pre-1972) cars will arrive on Saturday, June 28 (one car every […]

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Savannah Blues Weekend Hosts Downtown Festival June 6-7

Summertime in Savannah has begun and that means the sweet aroma of barbeque is soon to fill the air on historic River Street at the second annual Blues, Jazz & BBQ festival! The sounds of live blues music will also fill the streets of downtown during the first Savannah Blues Weekend on June 6-7. This […]

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Exotic Cigars

Exotic Cigars Creates an Experience For Customers To Enjoy

Exotic Cigars & Gifts,  Savannah’s premiere source for tobacco products and accessories, has been serving customers on River Street for over 10 years. Owner Anne Simmons prides herself on selling an extensive inventory of all popular brands. Her customers enjoy visiting the shop for the wide selection of products and the welcoming staff. “I’ve had all types of businesses selling gifts, but […]

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Winthrope Hiers

Savannah’s Winthrope Hiers Captures”Unique Moments In Their Best Light”

Winthrope Hiers is one of Savannah’s fine art photographers whose work focuses on nature and travel. He first began participating in River Street festivals in 1975, making him the longest participating artist since the Savannah Waterfront Association began hosting events. Wintrope began his career as a professional photographer in the early 1980’s. “I started out as […]

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On Saturday, May 31, 2014 Savannah made a gallant effort at breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest bar crawl.  Although over 6,000 people registered in Ellis Square Saturday afternoon, only 4,214 cards were turned in, leaving Savannah 672 crawlers short of the record. Although history wasn’t made, everyone had a great time and […]

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Guinness Official Attempt for Largest Bar Crawl In Savannah

Come help Savannah make history on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 1–9pm by participating in “The Crawl of the South”, a Guinness World Record attempt of the Largest Pub Crawl! Savannah Waterfront Association (SWA) has teamed up with Stafford Promotions and Savannah Bar Crawl to make this happen. “Both of our organizations had plans to […]

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Joyce & Glynn

Strung Up Jewelry-Local Artists Creating Jewelry For A Cause

Strung Up Jewelry creates handmade jewelry from recycled guitar strings. Owners Glen and Joyce Roseman started the business in March of 2009. Glen was teaching guitar lessons one day when he came up with the idea for the organization.  He rushed home and told Joyce that he wanted to recycle guitar strings into jewelry.  Little […]

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Kevin Barry’s, an Irish Favorite

Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub on River Street opened in 1980 and has been locally owned and operated for 33 years last October. Owner, Vic Power rented the building which was formally a cotton warehouse and electric engineering company. He wanted to have an Irish establishment in Savannah and knew that River Street was the perfect […]

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SAVANNAH BLUES WEEKEND-Rhythm & Art Guitar Project

Get ready for the first Savannah Blues Weekend on June 6 & 7, 2014, hosted by the Savannah Waterfront Association, City Market, and the Savannah Downtown Business Association. The three organizations are excited to partner up to and feature live music around the city all weekend long! Savannah Downtown Business Association will be hosting their fourth […]

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