Forsyth Park

Forsyth Park

Explore this stunning park that features wide avenues of trees, the Confederate Memorial Statue, a Parisian style fountain, and a children's playground.

Bull Street and Gaston Street, Savannah, Georgia, 34101-

Forsyth Park

Situated in the center of Savannah’s romantic historic district, this stunning, 30-acre park was created in the 1840s and is home to wide avenues of trees, the landmark Confederate Memorial Statue and a Parisian style fountain dedicated in 1858. The park offers ample pathways, a children’s playground, an aromatic garden, tennis and basketball courts, and a café as well as frequent outdoor concerts.

Details

Hours –

Always open

Prices –

Free

Activities

  • Café
  • Walking paths
  • Band shell for outdoor concerts
  • Playground
  • Tennis & basketball

Events

  • Sidewalk Arts Festival
  • Doggie Carnival
  • Free concerts
  • St. Patrick's Day event
  • Weekly farmer's market

Fragrant Garden

Recently re-opened after a 20-year closure, this unique walled garden is home to a myriad of flowers and blooming plants all labeled with bronze identification plaques that list names in English, Latin and Braille. The gently flowing fountain is the centerpiece of the serene garden that attracts a variety of birds and butterflies and is a haven for garden lovers who enjoy seeing and smelling the flowers.

Events & Sports

Forsyth Park offers a variety of weekly and seasonal events, including a farmer’s market, fun family events, free concerts, and film screenings. The park is also home to tennis courts, rugby fields, basketball courts, and soccer fields.

FAQs

What are the main highlights of Forsyth Park?

The stunning Parisian style fountain and the Confederate Memorial statue are both popular destinations in the park.

What activities are available for children?

The park has a children’s playground and plenty of space to run and play.