From Dueling Pianos & Disco Balls to Riverboats & River Dancing, Savannah never ‘Drops The Ball’ when it comes to Celebrating New Year’s Eve. Whether you are Raising a Red Solo Cup on Riverstreeet or spending a Wild Night with Nature, there is no question that The Hostess City has the Best New Year’s Eve Events designed to help you Ring in 2017 in True Southern Style!
If we listed every Restaruant, Bar & Event in Savannah for NYE, you would be reading until well into 2017, so we asked our Local Concierge to give us her Top Picks for the Best Places to Spend New Year’s Eve in Savannah! Enjoy, Be Safe and HAPPY NEW YEAR!
We still have a few remaining Vacation Rental Homes still available for a Weekend Getaway and we would love to have you Ring In the Year with us!
Jazz’d Tapas Bar – Studio 54 New Year’s Eve Party
Celebrate New Year’s Eve at one of the Hippest Spots in town. The Annual Party at Jazz’d Tapas Bar is guaranteed to be one of the best places to spend NYE in Savannah. There will be Disco-Style Entertainment & Lighting by First City Events, Advanced Reservations are Required 21+ only.
Kevin Barrys Irish Pub New Year’s Eve Bash
If our Local Concierge Heads down to Riverstreet on NYE, Kevin Barry’s Irish Pub is where you will likely find her. Savannah’s original Irish Pub will be serving up New Year’s Speicals all night long. Enjoy views of the River from the warmth of their 2nd Floor enclosed deck area and stomp your feet to the Live Music downstairs. Join them for a Champagne Toast at Midnight.
Savannah Smiles Dueling Piano Bar New Year’s Eve Party
New Year’s Eve just wouldn’t be complete without a stop by Savannah Smiles. This for All Night Dueling Pianos Bar, offers NonStop Entertainment where the audience picks the tunes and can end up on stage themselves. This Venue holds up to 450 people but Advanced Reservations are available if you want to ensure your spot.
Savannah City Market New Year’s Eve Celebration
No Reservations Needed to Enjoy the Best Outdoor New Year’s Eve Party in Savannah’s City Market. Live music begins at 9pm at the Wild Wing Cafe Stage next to Ellis Square and lasts until 1am. No ticket required, this event is free and open to the public.
Savannah Theatre’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve
Celebrate the New Year by taking a Journey through the Past with the Cast of the Savannah Theatre & their Rockin’ New Year’s Eve Performance of the Theatre’s #1 Show, Jukebox Journey. Guests can stick around after the curtain falls to enjoy Champagne and Dancing on the Savannah Theatre Stage. Show begins at 9pm and Tickets are $55 for adults, $25 for children 17 and younger.
Now let’s take a look at my Favorite Savannah Bars who will be holding parties or special events for New Year’s Eve.
Up the Cup on Riverstreet- Sponsored by Wet Willie’s
New Year’s Eve in Savannah wouldn’t be complete without a Wet Willie’s Frozen Drink in your hand. The Second Annual Up the Cup Countdown takes place at Rousakis Plaza on Savannah’s Riverstreet from 8pm-1am sponsored by Wet Willie’s! Don’t miss the non-traditional Savannah Style “ball drop” and countdown the final seconds of 2016 as you Raise your cup to the New Year! The Countdown will start just before midnight and will be followed by a Firework Display to officially ring in 2017!
Tybee Island New Year’s Eve Fireworks
New Year’s Eve at the Beach means it is “Tybee Time” to Celebrate with Fireworks! Grab your chairs & blankets and head East to Savannah’s Beach and watch the Tybee Island NYE Firework Display to usher in 2017 with a BANG! The show begins at Midnight, and can be seen from many of the Beachfront Restaurants as well as the Pier.
Wild Nights at Ossabaw
Nature Lovers and Christmas Tree Huggers alike can enjoy a special experience in Savannah this New Year’s Eve with Wild Nights At Ossabaw. Spend the afternoon touring the captivating Ossabaw Island & Beach followed by a night of Dinner, Sky Gazing and Astronomy. Sit by the fire at Midnight and Toast to 2015. All ages are welcome to participate in this experience but children must be accompanied by an adult.
World of Beer New Year’s Eve Bash
WOBbble your way over to the World of Beer Location on Broughton Street for Live Music and more beer than any human could ever drink!
Savannah Riverboat New Year’s Eve Cruises
Ring in the New Year by Rolling Down the River on one of three Popular Savannah Riverboat Cruises. Advanced Reservations are required for all cruises so Don’t Miss the Boat!
2 Hour New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise – Perfect option for a for those looking to have a nice evening without spending all night, (or all your money.) Buffet for the Entire Family – Departs at 7pm
4 Hour New Year’s Eve Gala Cruise – This one-of-a-kind Dinner Party Cruise offers Guests a delicious Surf-n-Turf Buffet with everything from Lobster Tail to Carved Beef Tenderloin. Enjoy Live Entertainment, Party Favors and each Couple will receive a Bottle of House Wine or Champagne. Cash Bar also available.
New Year’s Eve Party Cruise – This 21 and older Party departs at 10pm and Sails Guests into the New Year. Enjoy 2.5 hours of dancing the night away with Live Entertainment, Hors d’oeurves, Party Favors and ends with a midnight champagne toast. The best thing about Celebrating New Year on the Riverboat is that if you get a little tipsy, you can blame it on the boat!