Nightlife

Location
Savannah, GA
Undergrads
3,837
Tuition (in-state)
$14,812 ($5,290)
Admission Difficulty
Easy
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3 College Junior

Nightlife: It's very calm which is what I like

3 College Sophomore

Nightlife: A lot of the off campus events are downtown but there are buses and shuttles that take you there for free.

College Sophomore

Nightlife: There's a bar right outside of campus. Like walking distance I've never been but it's always a big party over there though.

3 College Freshman

Nightlife: there are a few clubs located near the school such as the legion and overtime where students go. they both are very close and accessible.

5 College Freshman

Nightlife: There is never a dull moment at our school.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 142nd
    Biggest Party Schools
  • 946th
    Best Drink Prices
  • 1234th
    Tamest Party Scenes

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Shara Simone Bennett
Hometown
Englewood, New Jersey
Major
Political Science
Grad Year
2014
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Nightlife at Savannah State is quite interesting, starting off with the first freshman party hosted by Student Orientation Leaders, which gets students active and socially savvy. In addition, organizations and promoters throw parties in favor of the freshmen. However, most parties are hosted off campus, and you must be 18 or older to attend or have a valid SSU ID.

For those who are 21 and older, there is so much more to offer, including clubs, lounges, bars, and restaurants that are more like a club atmosphere, located in the Chatham County area and River Street. Finding out about parties is very easy. Students usually find out via Facebook, Twitter, text message, fliers, and ultimately through word of mouth. Parties are affordable, running between $5 and $10. As the party gets packed, inflation does occur, so it is advised that you don't come too late. House parties are thrown occasionally by different organizations and party promoters. Overall, the party scene is fun, safe, and accessible.

Facts & Statistics

Primary Areas with Nightlife
Downtown Savannah and River Street
Other Places to Check Out
  • Club Karma
  • Huey's on the River
  • Locos Grill & Pub
  • Savannah Italian Club
  • Saya Lounge
  • The Uptown
  • Vic's on the River
Local Specialties
Moon River Brewing Company: The only brew pub in Savannah
Favorite Drinking Games
  • Beer pong
  • Flip cup
  • Have you ever. . .
  • Ring of fire
  • Shots
Useful Resources for Nightlife
  • Facebook
  • Fliers/posters
  • Text message
  • Twitter
  • Word of mouth
Closing Time
2 a.m.-3 a.m.
Cheapest Place to Get a Drink
Local liquor stores and Applebee's/Chili's
Organization Parties
Many organizations and clubs throw parties as well as social events. In addition, there are party promoters that throw many parties, such as Dream Team Ent., Rich Life Ent., and Code Red Ent., just to name a few. Greeks throw parties, as well.

Club ListingsWhat's This?

Island Breeze

2818 Montgomery St.

Savannah

(912) 233-7300

Tantra Bar & Lounge

It's open Monday and Tuesday 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Wednesday through Saturday 5 p.m. to 3 a.m., and Sunday 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

8 E. Broughton St.

Savannah

(912) 231-0888

Venus De Milo

This is a gay bar on the edge of the historic district.

38 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd.

Savannah

(912) 447-0901

Club 309 West

309 W. River St.

Savannah

(912) 236-1901

www.club309west.org

Club Rain

A tropical-themed dance venue in downtown Savannah. Water effects, contemporary d├ęcor, and exotic tropical drinks are included in the scene, plus, thumping music, extreme lighting, and crazy video effects. All of these things come together to create the ultimate fun.

9 W. Bay St.

Savannah

(912) 234-4199

clubrainsavannah.com/main.html?src=%2F

Frozen Paradise

641 Indian St.

Savannah

(912) 238-1323

Bar ListingsWhat's This?

Fiddler's Crab House

Fiddler's has a great view of Savannah's River Street.

131 W. River St.

Savannah

(912) 644-7172

www.fiddlerscrabhouse.com

McDonough's Lounge

21 E. McDonough St.

Savannah

(912) 233-6136

Wet Willie's

101 E. River St.

Savannah

(912) 233-5650

www.wetwillies.com

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill

4705 US Highway 80 East

Savannah

(912) 898-9935

www.applebees.com

Chili's Grill & Bar

7805 Abercorn St.

Savannah

(912) 352-3636

www.chilis.com

Coach's Corner

Happy hour is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

3016 E. Victory Dr.

Savannah

(912) 352-2933

www.coachs.net

What to Do if You're Not 21What's This?

Supergoose Sports

You can go ice skating here.

3700 Wallin St.

Savannah

(912) 358-0761

www.supergoosesports.com

American Legion

This place holds events like line dancing.

1108 Bull St.

Savannah

(912) 233-9277

www.alpost135.com

Student Polls

Rate the off-campus bar and club scene on the following topics    Based on 37 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Convenience to get to
  • Cover charges
  • Distance from campus
  • Drink prices
  • Fun
  • Variety/number of options

What's the best way to get to the popular nightlife spots?    Based on 36 responses

  • 8% There are no good options.
  • 64% Use a designated driver.
  • 11% School-provided shuttles/buses.
  • 6% Public transportation.
  • 3% Taxis.
  • 8% Walk.

What is the party scene like on campus?    Based on 38 responses

  • 5% Parties? What parties?
  • 18% Good parties are few and far between.
  • 13% Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
  • 42% Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
  • 21% Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.

What is the biggest party event of the year?    Based on 10 responses

  • 40% Orange Crush
  • 40% Homecoming Week and Orange Crush
  • 20% Gree parties

Where can you find the best parties?    Based on 9 responses

  • 90% Off campus
  • 10% hear off camp parties are good but, never been
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