Black History Month in Savannah


February is Black History Month. Celebrate art, poetry, music, accomplishments, and contributions with these Black History Month events in Savannah.

31st Annual Savannah Black Heritage Festival

Each year this festival presents activities for every age and interest. The festival features a variety of events to experience including ethnic cuisine, crafts, performing and visual arts, musical performance, spoken word and dramatic productions, as well as historic tours.

⌚February 1st - February 23rd, 2020

🎫Click here for the full festival schedule

Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum

This museum is devoted to the history of Savannah's Civil Rights movement, with exhibits documenting experiences of the civil rights era and the achievements of activists in Savannah.

📍460 MLK Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

⌚Open Tuesday - Saturday

🎫Click here for museum info

Black History Month Performance Good Times Jazz Bar & Restaurant

Enjoy the sultry jazz stylings of Cynthia Utterbach with the help of the Eric Jones Trio.

📍107 W Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401

⌚February 28th, 2020 @ 8:00pm

Savannah Black History Tours:

First African Baptist Church

Tour the inside of the First African Baptist Church, established in 1773.

📍23 Montgomery St, Savannah, GA 31401

⌚Tuesday - Saturday 11am, 2pm & 4pm | Sundays 1pm

🎫Adults $10, Seniors $9, Students/Military $9, Children 5 and under free | Group tour pricing available

Gulla-Geechee Culture Talkin' Tour

Explore the folkways and foodways of the Gullah-Geechee people.

📍718 MLK Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401

⌚Available daily, morning or afternoon

🎫$25 per person, 6 person minimum. Book online or call 912-721-8778

Footprints of Savannah Tour

With Vaughnette Goode-Walker, learn about the African-American experience in Savannah.

📍Savannah's Wright Square, Bull St

⌚Tours available daily, 10am

🎫Adults $20, Seniors $14, Children $7, Group tours $17 per person.

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