A Beginner's Guide to Starland's First Friday

In the market for a fun way to spice up your Friday evening and support us lovely, local businesses? Look no further!

The perfect mixture of cocktails, creatives, and community may sound hard to come by, but believe us when we say this is exactly what you'll find as you stroll through Savannah’s Starland District on the first Friday of each month.

With vendor pop-ups, new releases, and live music, we totally get cruising through the crowds without an itinerary can seem a little daunting. Don’t sweat it! Our beginner’s guide to Starland's fabulous First Fridays has got you covered. This is just a peek, there is so much going on we could have gone on for pages. Stay tuned for another post highlighting even more Starland haunts.

Starland Strange and Bazaar

Carrying everything from cowgirl boots, cake cones, to locally designed Starland merch, skipping out on a trip to Starland Strange & Bazaar is simply not an option! While there’s no telling what First Friday shenanigans they might have in store, you can always count on finding a delish’ frozen treat special, merchandise discount, or a band jamming on the porch out back.



Cocktail infusions? Yes, please! Fête offers a unique addition to your bar cart allowing you to enjoy a snazzy craft cocktail from your own couch. Stop in to find an eclectic assortment of odds and ends to accessorize your apéritif (including our Fête exclusive L&M stir sticks!)


Alchemy Outpost

Handcrafted? Check! Sustainable? Check! One-of-a-kind? You bet. After checking in on our friend’s at Fête, swing by next door to Alchemy Outpost to browse their unique selection of jewelry, rotating vendors and exhibits. . . and perhaps sit down for a tarot card reading?

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Starland Yard

Can’t decide between pizza and pinot or tequila and tacos? Offering an ever-changing variety of food trucks and crafted cocktails - with the rotating First Friday specials and vendors - Starland Yard is truly all that and a bag of chips. Corn hole, live music, and patio seating? Sounds good to us!


Two Tides Brewing

Serving frozen slushies and a brand spankin’ new beer every First Friday, Two Tides Brewing sits oh-so conveniently right in the middle of this Starland-shindig on the corner of DeSoto Avenue & W 41st Street.
P.S. — if you’re not looking for a brewski, you can head downstairs to Smol Bar for a mixed drink and a burger.



Carrying products from more than 30 local designers and artists (wink wink, that’s us!), Superbloom offers an eccentric selection of sips, snacks, and shopping that’s always worth the trip. With a variety of First Friday vendors and drink specials, you never know what fabulous finds may sneak up on ya!


Lite Foot Company

Making sustainability simple, Lite Foot allows you to refill all your must-have products from shampoo to laundry detergent while skipping out on disposable packaging. Plus, checkout their section of vendors who create handcrafted products from upcycled materials (yep, you'll find us here ;) Stop by on First Friday’s for perks and pop-ups, including their 15% off refill happy hour from 5-9pm!


Vintage Vortex

A treasure trove of curated, vintage finds, Vintage Vortex offers a thrifting experience unlike any other. While their storefront is always jam-packed with stellar, fashionable finds, you can find a handful of local vendors in their neck of the woods on First Friday.


Sulfur Studios

Drenched in creative juices and Spanish moss, Sulfur Studios offers the Starland District a home for both established and emerging artists. Stop by each First Friday for exhibition receptions, gallery openings, and open studios.


For all the current deets and a complete list of pop-ups, specials, and vendors, check out @starlandfirstfridays on Instagram!