Events at: Forsyth Park

10th Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival

The free festival will also include dozens of authors and illustrators from throughout the Low Country and Southeast region, arts and crafts, an International Tent, costumed characters, a graphic/comics area, and a variety of food and entertainment. In addition, a book walk will be staged among the

14th Annual Doggie Carnival

May 4:The Humane Society for Greater Savannah is pleased to host its 14th Annual Doggie Carnival, from noon to 5 p.m. at Forsyth Park at the Band Shell. It’s kid-friendly – bounce castles, water slide, cotton candy, popcorn, face painting and fun contests like the Pooch Smooch. It’s

Movement in the Park

May 4: Dawn Baker and Fleet Feet Sports Savannah present the second annual Movement in the Park, a health and wellness fair for young women and young men of all ages on Sunday, from 2 to 5 p.m. in Forsyth Park. Register online at

Community Potluck at Forsyth Park

June 13: Community Potluck, 6 p.m. at Forsyth Park! Step out of your shell and meet your fellow Savannahians at a community potluck on a full mooned Friday the 13th! All are welcome! Bring existing family and friends- but plan on making some new ones! Feel free to bring games, hula hoops, and a

Midsummer Night’s Sueño

August 29: Please join us Friday evening from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Forsyth Park fountain for Midsummer Night’s Sueño, a fashion show to showcase Savannah talent. Local fashion designers, jewelry designers, stylists, models, singers, performers, and other artists will feature in this stroll

2014 Savannah Pride Festival

September 13: The 2014 Savannah Pride Festival will be held in Forsyth Park, and everybody’s welcome. There will be local entertainment and dozens of vendors. The event is family friendly, with activities for all ages, including carnival games. To help celebrants stay cool, there will be misting

2014 Buddy Walk

October 4: The 2014 Buddy Walk will be held at 10 a.m. in Forsyth Park in historic downtown Savannah. The ninth annual one-mile fundraiser benefits the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS). Online registration is available at ldssga.org until Wednesday, Oct 1 at midnight. Participants can also

Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes!

October 11: Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes Campaign at Forsyth Park, from 8 a.m.-Noon. The walk will travel around outer pathways of Forsyth Park, where walkers will get a beautiful view of the historic Savannah. The event will also feature a large Health & Fitness Festival with several free

Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival

October 26: Shalom Y’all Jewish Food Festival! Held in Forsyth Park, one of Savannah’s largest and most charming public areas, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., the festival draws about 10,000 attendees annually. Participants of all ages will enjoy a taste of ethnic Jewish cuisine as well as

11th Annual Savannah Children’s Book Festival

The free festival will also include dozens of authors and illustrators from throughout the Low Country and Southeast region, arts and crafts, an International Tent, costumed characters, a graphic/comics area, and a variety of food and entertainment. In addition, a book walk will be staged among the

9th Annual Seacrest Race for Preservation

Run in the 9th Annual Seacrest Race for Preservation on February 28th, 2015! This family friendly event is the perfect way to support your community and have fun at the same time. We encourage companies to use our race to promote a healthy lifestyle among staff-assemble a team today! Historic

Step Out 5k Walk

The 23nd annual American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) Step Out 5k Walk to Stop Diabetes will be held on Saturday, October 10 at Forsyth Park starting with registration and continental breakfast starting at 8:00 a.m. After a warm-up, walkers will travel around outer pathways of Forsyth Park and

Pure Barre Savannah Pop Up Class

Pure Barre is popping up in Forsyth Park this month! While we make amazing use of the ballet barre throughout class in our studio, you can actually take a barre class without the barre! Come get some fresh air and experience our incredibly effective technique in the beautiful setting of Forsyth

The Color Run 5K

As if Savannah’s scenery wasn’t colorful enough, the national Color Run will create a fun, color-blasted 5K running experience throughout Downtown Savannah on May 21, 2016. This is the perfect race to get a group of friends together and get doused in color! The start line is its own pre-race

Savannah United in Prayer

The Community Intercessors, an organization that includes several area churches, will hold a “Savannah United in Prayer” event on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, at the Forsyth Park band shell from 4-6 p.m. The Community Intercessors represent a number of local area churches that include several

YMCA Heart of Savannah 5K and 1 Mile Survivor’s Walk

Join the YMCA of Coastal Georgia for the 27th Annual Heart of Savannah 5K on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Come for the race and stay for a fun family style YMCA party!  This year’s event will feature a 5K Run, 1 Mile Survivors walk and a 1/4-mile kid’s run. All of the proceeds from

Buddy Walk

Join the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 1 for the 2016 Buddy Walk, a one-mile fundraising event around historic Forsyth Park. Thousands of people are expected to attend the Buddy Run, which raises awareness and funds for local programs that benefit people with Down

Light the Night Walk

Come out for the Light the Night Walk to benefit blood cancer cures on October 14, 2016 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Forsyth Park. The Light The Night Walk is a fundraising campaign benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and their funding to research to find blood cancer cures. Its about the

Mattress Dash

On Sunday, October 16, 2016, the south end of Forsyth Park will be turned into a rip-roaringly good time as costumed teams of five race mattresses during a 150m dash for glory and prizes! Teams must build a racing frame capable of holding a single twin mattress and 1 rider, while being pushed by

Savannah Pride Festival

Everyone is welcome at this event on October 22, 2016 that celebrates Savannah’s diversity. Kicking off at 11 a.m., the Savannah Pride Festival features live musical performances, food vendors, tradeshow booths with local community organizations and businesses, a VIP tent and much more in Forsyth

BattleBall Tournament

There will be a 4v4 Double Elimination Battle Ball Tournament benefiting testicular cancer research through The American Cancer Society of the Coastal Georgia on March 4, 2017 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Forsyth Park. Teams are comprised of seven people, four of which will play at a time and the cost

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

On Thursday, April 6, 2017, the Rape Crisis Center will host the 4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event at Forsyth Park, from 6-8:30 p.m., at the Band Shell. This unique activity allows RCC to galvanize the support of men and boys in our community. Participants are asked to secure pledges in

Race Against Crime 5K/10K/15K

Put on your racing shoes and help CrimeStoppers Race Against Crime at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Forsyth Park! Choose between the 5K, 10K and 15K. Race awards will be presented to the 1st overall male and female and male and 1st overall masters female and male in each race. Age

Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society 2017 Buddy Walk

Join the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society for the 2017 Buddy Walk on October 7th, 2017 at 10 a.m. The Buddy Walk is a one mile fundraising event around historic Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia. Thousands of people are expected to attend the event, which raises awareness and funds for local