Have a Savannah New Year's EveIt’s almost time to put 2014 to bed (can you believe it?) so now is a great time to make plans for your Savannah New Year’s Eve!

As you can imagine, a fantastic city like Savannah has myriad events and celebrations planned for such an auspicious evening. If you’re looking for suggestions on how to spend your Savannah New Year’s Eve, we’ve compiled a few of the more popular options into this short list:

New Year’s Eve on Savannah’s Historic River Street – Up the Cup!
Ring in your New Year at the 2nd Annual Up the Cup Countdown, sponsored by Wet Willie’s Savannah! The celebration begins at 8pm, New Year’s Eve at Rousakis Riverfront Plaza. The “Up the Cup” countdown will start right before midnight and, once that six foot tall, to-go cup ascends the pole, it will be followed by a fireworks show! Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve Celebration at Savannah City Market
Savannah City Market’s outdoor, New Year’s Eve street party will feature live music and run from 9pm to 1am. Be sure to make dinner reservations at one the many Savannah City Market restaurants. Free and open to the public.

Tybee Island New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show!
Celebrate your Savannah New Year’s Eve with a real bang – the annual Tybee Island fireworks show is launched from the Tybee Pier at the stroke of midnight. Watch from one of Tybee Island’s many restaurants, bars – or from the beach! Good times …

Celebrate a Rockin’ New Year’s Eve at Savannah Theatre
What better way to get into the spirit of a Savannah New Year’s Eve than at the Historic Savannah Theatre’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve party? This two-hour, musical variety show features the music from “Savannah Live!” – a laugh-filled, toe-tapping, musical revue of top hits from a variety of eras and genres. Sing along and enjoy a champagne toast and dancing on stage with the cast and live band till 12:30am – now that’s a party!

Take a New Year’s Eve Cruise!
The Savannah Riverboat Company offers three different cruises for your Savannah New Year’s Eve celebrations:

The 2014 New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise
Boards at 6pm – from 7pm to 9pm
This two hour, New Year’s Eve Dinner Cruise is perfect for those looking to avoid the large, rambunctious crowds.

2014 New Year’s Eve Gala Cruise
Boards at 7:30pm – from 8:30pm to 12:30am
The full deal, this four hour cruise includes hors d’oeuvres, a buffet featuring lobster tail and beef tenderloin, a bottle of house wine or champagne, party favors, live entertainment, dancing, and a cash bar on board! Formal cocktail attire is encouraged.

2014 New Year’s Eve Party Cruise
Boards at 9pm – from 10pm to 12:30am
This 2 1/2 hour cruise cuts right tot he chase: party! Hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, party favors, midnight champagne toast and cash bar on board! 21 and up only. Par-tay!

All New Year’s Cruises require advance reservations – book now or be left out: www.savannahriverboat.com

Savannah New Year’s Eve Lodging
Of course, you’ll need somewhere to come back to after all that celebrating – or maybe you’d rather stay in and have a private Savannah New year’s Eve? Either way works great if you’re staying at one of Savannah Villas’ Savannah vacation rentals! Savannah Villas are located in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District, meaning they’re close – within easy walking distance – of many of the most popular Savannah attractions. Our vacation rentals are luxurious, with spacious common areas, fully equipped kitchens, inviting bedrooms, and room for up to 26! Happy New Year!