How to Make Friends in Savannah

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Moving can be tough, especially when you’re moving to a place where you don’t have a connection. It can be even harder to rebuild and meet new people. Even if you’ve lived in Savannah for a while, sometimes you can have a hard time making friends.

Here are some ways to meet new people in hostess town.

Head to the dog park

Have you walked your dog in the same places since you got him or moved here? Say no more. Instead of taking Fido around the neighborhood, why don’t you try taking him for a ride to the dog park?

Dog parks not only give your dog the chance to meet new friends, but will also give you the opportunity to interact with other pet parents.

There are several dog parks in Savannah. You can check out this list on Bring Fido to see which dog parks are in the area. You can also use the list to see what locals have rated each dog park, that way you can know for sure what you’re getting into.

Use an app

As the saying goes, there really is an app for everything. One such app that can be used is Bumble. Although this app is traditionally used for dating, it has an option app makers call “Bumble BFF” that lets you meet new friends locally.

There are other apps you can also use like Nextdoor application that allows you to meet people in your neighborhood and follow what is happening in your area.

Although Facebook has its drawbacks, many people in the region use it. If you’re trying to make friends, this is a great way to start. There are many Facebook groups in Savannah to help you meet like-minded people near you.

Here is a link to the general Savannah Connections Facebook group to help you get started. There is also a group for vegans, chess players and musicians. If you take a little time, you are destined to find what you are looking for.

Take classes for fun

Taking any class in Savannah would be a great start to making new friends. You can join a gym and take exercise or yoga classes. You can go to the Cultural Arts Center if you are looking for something different like dance or something visual arts. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s probably a class for it somewhere in Savannah.

Go to Reddit

When all else fails, Reddit has your back.

In the Savannah subreddit, you can create your own thread or use the search tool to see what suggestions have already been made to those looking for friends in the area. Remember to follow the rules, check the pinned thread and the sidebar before asking a question, as it may have already been answered in previous threads.

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