Presented by the City of Savannah’s Department of Cultural Affairs on the Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the Tara Feis (pronounced FESH, ie festival) is a family-friendly festival that is free and open to the public. It’s a feast for the eyes, ears and palate, with live Irish dancing performances, food, art activities, crafts and games hosted with Irish ceremony, tradition and hospitality. The festival is held each year in the beautiful Emmet Park located in heart of downtown Savannah. Festivities begin at 11 a.m. with an official Irish opening ceremony. For more information call the Department of Cultural Affairs at (912) 651-6417.