Aside from the beach, Tybee Island is known for its extensive selection of restaurants, activities, and attractions. From historic monuments and marine centers to local hotspots and cafes, there’s no shortage of entertainment once you get here! Keep reading for a list of new businesses that have popped up across the island.Continue reading “What’s New on Tybee Island?”
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!Continue reading “Local Events and Activities”
Summer fun on Tybee Island is unlike any other vacation experience around the Lowcountry! Grab your beach hat and sunscreen and prepare for a good time! With five miles of public beach access, there’s more than enough room to claim your spot in the sand. Visit local shops and restaurants and experience all that our little island has to offer. Keep reading to plan your trip to Savannah’s beach.Continue reading “Summer Fun on Tybee Island”
St. Patricks Day is one special time in Savannah and on Tybee Island! The parade, which graces the streets in modern-day Savannah is very different from the ones of yesteryear! It’s now a 3-hour procession, which is organized by a committee of over 700 Irish-American members. The parade includes many organizations, marching bands, and an incredible float that amble through the streets of Savannah on Marth 17th. There are waves of green as far as the eye can see, rain or shine! 2022 marked the return of the St. Patty’s parade after a nearly 2-year hiatus. If you’re visiting during this special time of year, remember that Savannahians celebrate St. Patrick’s Day over 5 days of fun festivities! So, there’s guaranteed to be something to do.
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.”Continue reading “History of St. Patricks Day in Savannah”
Will you be in town to celebrate Easter with us? Tybee Island churches invite you to be a part of our Sunday Morning Sunrise Service. Local and travelers alike will gather on the Tybee Island Pier and Pavilion on Sunday, April 21st at 6:00 am – 8:00 am, just in time to watch a beautiful sunrise.Continue reading “Easter Church Services on Tybee Island”