Cool Down – Summer Music Fest - Savannah, GA - Aug 16 to Aug 18, 2019
Unity in the Community hosts an art and craft festival with music on the third weekend of each month, with a different theme each month! Enjoy the end of summer with this mid-August festival, and come out to River Street to check out vendors, listen to music, and more. August 2019’s theme is Cool Down.
BBQ and Wings - Savannah, GA - Aug 30 to Sep 1, 2019
River Street hosts a night of BBQ, wings, and raising money for a good cause (2019’s charity partner is Muscular Dystrophy) at this weekend food festival.
Savannah Bacon Fest - Savannah, GA - Sep 7 to Sep 7, 2019
Local restaurants serve up mouthwatering bacon creations to food lovers. Coincides with Craft Beer Week
Shrimp and Grits Festival - Jekyll Island, GA - Sep 20 to Sep 22, 2019
A coastal favorite, the Jekyll Island Shrimp and Grits Festival combines the classic southern dish with family-friendly entertainment, artists market, live music, kids’ zone, food, a craft brew fest, and more. Traditionally held in September, it will be moving to November in 2020 – upcoming dates are November 6-8, 2020, November 5-7, 2021, November 4-6, 2022
Gopher Hill Festival - Ridgeland, SC - Oct 3 to Oct 5, 2019
Named for the now endangered gopher tortoise. Annual festival offers family fun and entertainment including a parade, arts and crafts, kiddie rides, games, free outdoor concert with a variety of entertainers and the popular turtle race.
Beaufort Shrimp Festival - Beaufort, SC - Oct 4 to Oct 5, 2019
25th annual. Free admission. Food and drink tickets are $1 each. Items cost between 2 and 7 tickets each. Arts & crafts market, live musical entertainment, restaurant competition with best shrimp dish, shrimp race, run/walk and more.
The Real Squeal: Lyons BBQ & Music Festival - Lyons, GA - Oct 11 to Oct 12, 2019
A barbecue contest with live music, car show and other festivities.
Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival - Bluffton, SC - Oct 12 to Oct 20, 2019
Where fine art & the bounty of the sea come together. This festival is a week long event offering activities showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Low Country cuisine, rich history, Southern hospitality, and art of the area. Highlight is the Streetfest on the second weekend which includes a juried fine art show featuring over 100 artists from 10 different states displaying and selling their art, delicious food provided by the area’s premier restaurants and caterers and great music and entertainment.
Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival - Richmond Hill, GA - Oct 18 to Oct 20, 2019
A community fair featuring seafood, live music and crafts.
Habersham Harvest Festival - Beaufort, SC - Oct 19 to Oct 20, 2019
Promoting Lowcountry values, family, entertainment, agricultural education and supporting the local economy.
Savannah Food and Wine Fest - Savannah, GA - Nov 4 to Nov 10, 2019
Bethesda Dinner (outdoor, tented farm to table dinner), cooking classes, celebrity chef tour, riverboat stroll, riverboat wine and dinner cruise, candlelight tour and more.
Hilton Head Oyster Festival - Hilton Head Island, SC - Nov 8 to Nov 8, 2019
Shuck and slurp at the Oyster Festival at Shelter Cove Community Park. Buckets of oysters and a variety of stewed, steamed and fried oysters. Live entertainment stage and a kid zone with bounce houses and other activities.
Kingsland Catfish Festival - Kingsland, GA - Nov 23 to Nov 23, 2019
Get crispy southern fried catfish fillets cooked by the Knights of Columbus.