Visiting Savannah

Visiting Savannah

“I really loved the community of Savannah. I can tell that jazz is sacrosanct with the people who came to see the concerts and the entire festival. What a great place!”
Craig Roselieb, Downers Grove IL

Getting Here

By car or bus: Savannah is easily accessible to most of the southeast via two major interstates highways. Once you are in Savannah, the easiest way to get around is by walking. We will have overnight bus parking available at the workshop venue.

By air:


Hotels & Accomodations

We strongly recommend that you stay in Savannah’s Historic District, where you will be within walking distance of all workshop, competition and performance venues. March is a very busy tourist season in Savannah, so reserve your hotel rooms as soon as possible. For a comprehensive list of hotels in the area, see VISITSAVANNAH.COM.



We understand that feeding a large group of students in an unfamiliar city can be extremely challenging. Here is a list of affordable crowd-pleasers that can feed 10+ people.

Restaurants and Carryout

Moderately priced options (reservations strongly recommended)

Pizza Delivery

  • Domino’s: (912) 651-6001
  • Papa John’s: (912) 352-8500
  • Screamin’ Mimis: (912) 236-2744
  • Mellow Mushroom: (912) 495-0705
  • Vinnie Van Go-Go’s: (912) 233-6294
  • Your Pie: (912) 234-2433


Down Time

You may have some time off between individual clinician sessions, workshops, and performances, depending on your band’s schedule. There are lots of fun activities to do in and around the Historic District: