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Kwanzaa Celebration Featuring Master Storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste

December 26, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Kwanzaa Celebration

 Plant Riverside District – which is widely known as Savannah’s Entertainment District – is pleased to host a community event honoring Kwanzaa on Tuesday, Dec. 26 with master storyteller Lillian Grant-Baptiste. This celebration is free and open to the public and will take place at Plant Riverside District, which is located on Savannah’s historic riverfront at 400 W. River St.

On Tuesday, Dec. 26, the first day of Kwanzaa, Plant Riverside District invites all to join in a community event at 5:30 p.m. at Beethoven’s Terrace, sharing in the spirit of togetherness and embracing the rich cultural history that this joyous holiday represents. This evening program will feature Lillian Grant-Baptiste, an informed cultural artist, motivational speaker and master storyteller who will share stories about Kwanzaa, focusing upon the holiday’s rich history and the significance of its seven core principles, highlighting the first day core principle of Unity.

Following this event, attendees will have an opportunity to visit Baobab Lounge, where they can meet Grant-Baptiste as well as mix and mingle with fellow community members while selecting specialty drinks and bites from a Kwanzaa-inspired menu.

This celebratory menu will be available at Baobab Lounge from Tuesday, Dec. 26 through Sunday, Dec. 31 during the seven days of Kwanzaa. Guest will enjoy the opportunity to visit a traditional altar featuring the Kinara candleholder, plus white flowers will be available for guests to float down the Savannah River in honor of their ancestors.

On Friday, Dec. 29, Plant Riverside District will highlight local Black entrepreneurs to celebrate the principle of Ujamaa. Guests who purchase items from Hall of Sneakz and Rhoot Man Beverage Company at the Savannah Christmas Market will receive a special 10% discount at Baobab Lounge.

For more information about Kwanzaa celebration at Plant Riverside District or to view a complete schedule of events, visit


December 26, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Plant Riverside District
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Plant Riverside District
400 West River Street
Savannah, GA 31401 United States
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(912) 373-9100
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