greening of the forsyth park fountain and celtic heritage festival 4:00pm | Forsyth Park Following the Greening of the Fountain, enjoy Irish music and cultural entertainment throughout the afternoon and evening. The lineup includes such Irish musical luminaries as Colin Farrell and Brigid’s Cross.

March 10

Honoring of the Deceased Grand Marshal | 4 p.m.

@The Catholic Cemetery - Lot J, 24, #1, The 1972 Grand Marshal Francis Patrick Rossiter, Sr. will be remembered. Rossiter would have been celebrating his 50th anniversary.  

March 11 

Celtic Heritage Festival |  Events all day

@ Forsyth Park

A Celtic cultural experience with live music, art and food.  

Greening of the Fountain | 4 p.m.

@Forsyth Park Fountain

The water in the city’s fountains will be dyed green in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day.  

March 12

2022 St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah Rally | 8 a.m.

@Redgate Farms

A six-day destination rally from March 12-18. The rally will tour Savannah and set up private bleachers to watch the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 

St. Patrick’s Day Rugby Tournament | 8 a.m. 

@ Daffin Park

Sat., March 12, 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. and Sun., March 13, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Daffin Park,1198 Washington Ave. 84 rugby teams from across the country will gather in Daffin Park for the 43rd annual St. Patrick’s Day Rugby Tournament. The tournament is open to the public and will happen rain or shine. There will be local food trucks, a beer vendor, and merchandise vendors throughout the weekend. Proceeds from beer sales benefit Second Harvest and The Humane Society. Come out for a family friendly event in the park. 

Tybee Island Irish Heritage Parade | 3 p.m.

@Tybee Island

The 19 annual Tybee Island Heritage Parade will feature live music, marchers, floats and more. The parade will begin at Tybee City Hall and travel down Butler Avenue to Tybrisa Street.

March 13

Celtic Cross Mass | 11:30 a.m.

@Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist

This Mass will honor the Irish immigration to Savannah and the United States. 

Celtic Cross Procession | 12:45 p.m.

@Parade route through 

the Old Fort area

The procession will take place after Mass, and will consist of local Irish families and organizations. The procession will start at the Old Fort area of Savannah to the site of the Celtic Cross Monument in Emmet Park on Bay St. 

Celtic Cross Ceremony | 1:30 p.m.

@Celtic Cross monument in Emmet Park

Formal Ceremony honoring the past, present and future of Irish heritage in Savannah.  

Celtic Cross Reception | 2:30 p.m.

@Charles H. Morris Center

Ticketed Reception to enjoy the day with fellow friends and family in the community, tickets can be purchased at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee office for $30 or for $35 at the door.