Activities

Workshops

With 20 different workshops, covering a variety of topics, there’s a little something for everyone! Each workshop lasts about 30 minutes and is completely free to attend.

Student Workshop Interactive Happenings

Break it Down – Play a biodegradable sorting game

SOS (Save Our Seas)  – Learn the connection between single use plastic and marine debris.  See the results from a study of collecting single use plastic sandwich bags from cafeterias. The students are selling reusable sandwich bags.

Turtle Table – Enjoy learning and looking at  a tortoise and a terrapin turtle

Build a Box City –  This up-cycling activity will allow children to draw on different size cardboard boxes to create and build their version of a city.  

Observation Bee Hive provided by Coastal Empire Beekeepers Association

More activities throughout the festival

 

Forsyth Park Tree Walk

11 am—Tree Walk through Forsyth Park with Savannah Tree Foundation. Meet in front of the front of the Fragrant Garden to explore the Forsyth Park Arboretum.  Guided by local tree experts, you will discover the wide variety of trees we have in our park.  The walk will end at back at the festival.

Participants of the tour will receive tree seedlings.

Free Bike Valet

Cycling plays an important role in sustainable transportation for our city. Ride your bike to the festival and the Savannah Bicycle Campaign will look after it while you enjoy the fun. The service is free. If you’d like to volunteer to help, sign up here.

Naturehood Tours!

Learn about our local ecosystem, meet people in your community and clean up litter along the way!

Local biologists will be leading Naturehood Tours of the neighborhoods surrounding Forsyth Park, teaching about our local ecosystem and picking up litter along the walk.

As teams get back from their tours, litter will be collected in a Trash Mountain for everyone to see what was collected throughout the day!

There will be 3 tours throughout the day:
11:30-12:30pm
12:45-1:45pm
2:00-3:00pm

Recycling Services

E-waste recycling will be provide by Junkluggers of the Coast Empire

Go to E-Waste Collection Page for more information.

Unaccepted materials include items containing biohazards, hazardous waste, freon, or liquids of any type, smoke detectors, or radioactive materials.

Click on the button below to find a list of resources for recycling and disposal of hazardous materials.