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Ellis Square at Savannah, Georgia
Ellis Square
Category: Attractions

Ellis Square

W Congress St, Savannah, Georgia, 31401 1-888-859-5375

Soak Up The Southern Charm Of Savannah, GA's Ellis Square

Enjoy the afternoon at one of Savannah's most historic and vibrant public spaces. Originally designed in 1733, the area was first known as Market Square and was home to four different public markets. Today, Ellis Square welcomes locals and tourists with spectacular fountains, benches for relaxing and the best people watching in town. Ellis Square is surrounded by the city's popular City Market and many shopping and dining spots. Shaded tables, chess sets and lush green lawns invite you to linger longer and enjoy the beauty and bustle of downtown Savannah. 


Prices - 

Free to visit! 

Hours - 

The Square is accessible 24/7, but the Fountains at Ellis Square are turned off each night at 10:00 p.m.


  • Savannah Folk Music Festival
  • City Market
  • Special Holiday Celebrations


  • CAT Bike Rental
  • Shaded Tables
  • Picnics
  • Life-Size Chess Set
  • Dining
  • Grassy Areas
  • Water Fountains
  • Walking & Jogging
  • Pets Welcome


  • What can I expect to see at Ellis square?

    Popular with locals and visitors alike, Ellis Square is a bustling park featuring dancing water fountains that invite the young and young-at-heart to escape the city pace. A life-sized chess set awaits the strategically minded, and CAT bike rentals let you explore Savannah on two wheels.
  • Is there dining Near Ellis square?

    Yes. You find a vibrant dining scene with wonderful restaurants and eateries all around Ellis Square. Paula Deen's famous The Lady and Sons is just one block east of the square while Savannah's most popular breakfast spot, Goose Feather's Café, is just around the corner. City Market, with its world-famous dining and cafes, borders Ellis Square to the west. Enjoy great food and beer at the Five Oaks Tap House at the Hotel Indigo.

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