A few scenes from Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade
If you’re going to Savannah for St. Patrick’s Day festivities this year, you’ll be able to float into River Street in style.
The ferry leaves at 9 a.m. and arrives at River Street in time for the parade, which steps off at 10:15 a.m. this year, according to a Daufuskie Difference news release.
Up to 120 passengers will be able to listen to live music and visit a cash bar with food on the way.
Once docked, ferry passengers will have to option to stay on the boat and “watch the festivities from the water” or explore the city, the release said.
The ferry will leave Savannah at 5 p.m. and bring passengers back to the mid-island marina.
“It’ll just be a lot easier to get over there, Daufuskie Difference representative Anna Phelps told The Island Packet. “And you don’t have to worry about driving home.”
Phelps said The Delta Lady ferry will likely take visitors over to Savannah. The boat is undergoing improvements right now, she said.
The cost is $75 per person, and tickets can be purchased online.
Vagabond Cruises — another Hilton Head-based ferry service — offers two cruises from Harbour Town in Sea Pines to Savannah.
Those cruises leave at 8 a.m. or noon on March 16 and cost $75 per passenger.
The Hilton Head St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place at 3 p.m. the following day, March 17.