Local Events and Activities

There are so many great events and activities happening here on Tybee and in Savannah that are perfect for all ages and interests. Sometimes it can be difficult to find information about all of the activities in one easy place so, we’ve put together a short list of notable events that will take place in the coming months! We hope you can experience a few of these great activities during your stay with us!

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History of Savannah’s St. Patrick’s Day

What’s the Big Deal with the Savannah St. Patty’s Day?

In the beginning, thirteen members of the local Hibernian Society, the country’s oldest Irish society, raised funds and invited local Irishmen to parade through the streets. This first public procession took place in 1824. Yet it was not until 1870 that the first true and recognizable St. Patrick’s Day parade in Savannah was created and it had bands and even a “Grand Marshal.” 

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