The Savannah Waterfront Association, City Market, and the Savannah Downtown Business Association will host the first Savannah Blues weekend on June 6 & 7, 2014. 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 Blues on […]

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River Street Community Art Contest and Donation Drive

River Street Art Fest will take place April 4-5 during First Friday & Saturday on historic River Street. To assist local elementary schools with much needed art supplies the Savannah Waterfront Association will be hosting an art contest. Savannah Coca-Cola has donated syrup barrels that students designed and decorated for the festival.  The themes for the […]

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2014 Schedule and Applications

    2014 SWA Schedule –    2014 Schedule-Vendors  

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Savannah Art & Wine on the River

The Savannah Riverfront will be partnering up with the Savannah Food & Wine Festival on Friday, November 15 for the River Street Wine Stroll! Join us on Rousakis Plaza for live music from 5-8pm with The Rosies, wine tasting, art displays from select local artists, and enjoy some free interactive painting with Wine and Canvas […]

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6th Annual Savannah Zombie Walk

The 6th Annual Savannah Zombie Walk will be held Saturday, November 2, 2013 in Savannah GA from noon – 8pm in Emmet Park. This event will be Day of the Dead themed. The walk is FREE with a canned food donation. The walk begins promptly at 7pm in Emmet Park off of Bay Street and […]

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Bayou Café- Featured Restaurant

The Bayou Café is a locally owned restaurant on River Street featuring original Cajun and Southern style cuisine. Owner Vince Zambito took over the family business in 2005 but has been a part of the restaurant since his dad Jerry Zambito opened the doors in 1991. “Dad loved music and always enjoyed playing with his […]

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Plantation Jewels- Jewelry from Historical Artifacts

Plantation Jewels has been an art vendor on River Street since 2002. Owners Paul and Jeanie Chance create jewelry from historical artifacts that have been excavated in Savannah. Jeanie started out doing arts shows by selling handmade purses with custom monograms. She began to notice other artists at festivals making jewelry out of different materials […]

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RockNRoll Chorus to visit River Street

The Savannah Riverfront will be hosting a free performance by The RockNRoll Chorus on Friday, July 19, 2013. The group is currently on the road for their 2013 summer tour as they feature their fifth album in six years. The New Jersey-based vocal band features over 20 young professionals whose performance will bring you new […]

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Artist Highlight – Winthrope Hiers

Winthrope Hiers has been attending the Savannah Riverfront’s festivals since 1975! That makes him the longest participating artist. He has beautiful photography that he displays during each of our festivals. Come down and see him at one of our First Friday & Saturday shows. You can find him located just across from the River Boats.  […]

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Welcome to the new We are excited about the new opportunities that our website is going to give us, our members and followers. Please explore around and enjoy the experience. Give us feedback on what you think!

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Savannah’s River Street ramps up behind the scenes | BIS Article

By MICHAEL OWENS If you were one of the thousands who ventured out to Savannah’s River Street to celebrate our country’s independence, then you were in for a spectacular show. But what interested me more than the 30 minutes of breath-taking fireworks and revelatory crowds were the behind-the-scene efforts by the Savannah Riverfront team. They are […]

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