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TYBEE FOR THE HOLIDAYS BEGINS

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With the holiday season just a few short weeks away, we want to let everyone know that we have been working on ways to have a safe holiday celebration.  With that in mind, we will not be holding our annual Christmas Parade. However, we have some other great events in the works. All Day Free […]

2021 Tybee Polar Plunge Goes Virtual

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We couldn’t let a year go by — not even this year! — without the return of the world-famous, Guinness-World-Record-setting Tybee Polar Plunge! So, it’s back! With a pandemic twist! This year, the Tybee Post Theater’s big annual fundraiser is going virtual! You can take the Plunge anywhere you want! It’s still on New Year’s Day at […]

Support CPR By Joining Us On Cruise for Critters, Sunday, October 4!

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Let’s face it, 2020 has not been a very good year for nonprofits like Coastal Pet Rescue. Although the dogs and cats in their care have been adopted faster than ever due to the pandemic, the expenses for keeping the operation running continue to mount, while opportunities for fundraising events have been drastically reduced. That […]

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Tybee Lighthouse to Reopen May 29th

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The Tybee Lighthouse will be re-opening the site on Friday May 29th, 2020. However, there will be certain changes made to combat the spread of the COVID virus. · All admission tickets MUST be purchased online. NO admission tickets will be sold on-site. Only 20 tickets an hour will be sold. There will be no […]

Restaurants and Shops Open on Tybee Island, May 2020.

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We will try to update this list daily as things open up. If we missed you and you would like to be added to the list please email us at [email protected] Updated May 19, 2020. REMAINING CLOSED AJ’s – reopening on Friday, May 29th! 80 East Gastro Pub Tybee Cottage Art Gallery Glazed and Confused […]

Update on Tybee Island Re-openings

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Update on Tybee Island Re-openings April 30, 2020 – City of Tybee The following openings will occur on Tybee Island as of Friday, May 1. Open Parking Lots Strand Avenue Lot: open from 16th Street to 17th Street. The southern part of this lot from 17th to 18th will remain closed to serve as the […]

City of Tybee Island March 19, 2020 Update.

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Tybee Closes Beaches and Bans Open Alcohol Consumption To ensure everyone’s safety, the City of Tybee Island has moved to close its beaches and ban the open consumption of alcohol citywide. These restrictions will take effect Friday, March 20, at 10:00 AM. While there have been no identified COVID-19 cases on Tybee Island, this latest […]

Restaurants Offering Togo, Delivery and Curbside

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Updated March 30, 2020 4:31 pm Effective Thursday, March 26 at 12 a.m. we will follow recommendations from the Department of Health and require that all Tybee Island restaurants convert to take out and/or delivery service only. Dine-in service is no longer an option. This order will remain in effect until 12 a.m. April 9, […]

Tybee Island Closures & Cancellations

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Updated March 19 11:51 pm CLOSINGS: THE BEACH – begins March 20 at 10 am – till further notice. Tybee City Hall – March 17th – 20 Waste/Recycling Community meeting – March 18th Development Authority/Main Street – March 18th Beach Task Force – March 19th YMCA Skate Night – March 20th Tybee Island Maritime Academy […]

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2020 St. Patrick’s Day Tybee Shuttle

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2020 St. Patrick’s Day Tybee Shuttle Schedule With the St. Patrick’s Day festivities in Savannah right around the corner, and in order to ensure safety and to provide a service to all of you Old Savannah Tours will have a shuttle service to downtown from Midtown Savannah and Tybee Island. The cost of this service will be […]

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Jobs on Tybee Island – Spring 2020

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Job Openings on Tybee Island Wouldn’t it be great to live and work in the Best Little Beach Town on the East Coast? With so many businesses gearing up for the season, Tybee Island is just teeming with employment opportunities. If you are looking for a job on Tybee Island, keep reading to see what […]

The Ultimate Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in the South

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Your Ultimate Guide to St. Patrick’s Day in the South March is a month marked by longer days, warmer winds and the world’s greatest green celebration. Let’s be honest, we can all use a little luck o’ the Irish right about now, so we’re all the more fortunate that March is finally here. While Savannah […]

East of the Lazaretto Arts & Crafts Sale-February 1-2, 2020

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THE TYBEE TOURIST ANNOUNCES LOCAL ARTS & CRAFTS SALE East of the Lazaretto Arts & Crafts Sale Begins 2nd Year The Tybee Tourist is pleased to announce continuing sponsorship of ‘East of the Lazaretto’, an Arts & Crafts Sale developed for local artists on Tybee Island, GA. The event takes place at Burton 4-H Center, […]

2020 Tybee Restaurant Week – Jan. 23 – Feb 1st.

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2020 Tybee Restaurant Week Jan. 23 – Feb 1st. It’s almost that time again! Tybee Restaurant Week kicks off January 23rd thru Feb 1st!  Restaurant participating will offer a 3-course, prix fixe dinner menus for only $20-30. A “prix fixe” menu is simply a menu of pre-determined items presented as a multi-course meal (typically an […]

SAVANNAH PARROT HEAD CLUB PRESENTS 5th ANNUAL “GOIN FOR KOEN”  SCAVENGER HUNT AND PUB CRAWL

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SAVANNAH PARROT HEAD CLUB PRESENTS 5th ANNUAL “GOIN FOR KOEN”  SCAVENGER HUNT AND PUB CRAWL Tybee Island, Georgia:  Savannah Parrot Head Club (SPHC) will host their 4th Annual “Bar Exam” January 18, 2020.. All proceeds benefit Cure SMA.  SMA (spinal muscular atrophy) is a disease that robs people of physical strength by affecting the motor nerve cells in […]

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Enjoy Tybee Island this Holiday Season

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Enjoy Tybee Island this Holiday Season Tybee Island, Georgia begins the Holiday Season on Thanksgiving Day!  Many of the island’s restaurants will be open and even cook Thanksgiving Dinner for you. All you have to do is relax and enjoy the time spent with family and friends. The weekend after Thanksgiving is full of festive […]

Where to Eat Out & Drink for Christmas on Tybee!

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Where to Eat & Drink Out during  Christmas on Tybee! Trying to find out who’s open or not during the holidays can be quite stressful especially if you’re visiting from out of town. That’s why we’ve put together this easy list from Tybee’s Bars & Restaurants. Whether you just need a drink in the evening […]

Survivin’ the 2019 Tybee Pirate Fest

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Survivin’ Pirate Fest by: Scurvy McGillywhiskers Welcome aboard a weekend that be anythin’ but ordinary, filled wit merriment, spiced grog, ‘n hot wenches stuffed in tiny corsets!! Tis be a place whar imagination be free to take flight, magic may exist once again, ‘n ye can forget reality fer a few short days or hours dependin’ on […]

HELP: Barabbas & the Junkanoo Tribe were among those devastated by Hurricane Dorian

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Barabbas & the Junkanoo Tribe were among those devastated by Hurricane Dorian when it hit the Bahamas. Donate today! Hurricane Dorian made landfall in the Bahamas on September 1, 2019, and stalled over the islands for several days, devastating the region. Our friends (and yours) Barabbas and the Junkanoo Tribe were among those that lost […]

Tybee Equality Fest hits the beach next weekend!

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Tybee Island Equality Fest hits the beach next weekend! August 22-25, 2019 Tybee Island is known for its beautiful beaches, sand, sun and family fun.  We are not going to let the summer end without one more beach bash with our family – Tybee Island Equality Fest!  We provide a welcoming, safe space for the […]

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Cigarette Litter Prevention for Tybee Island

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Cigarette Litter Prevention for Tybee Island Tybee Island will join with other coastal communities for a second year to promote cigarette litter prevention – GEORGIA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY. Throughout the month of August, Tybee Island bars and restaurants will use GEORGIA’S COAST IS NOT AN ASHTRAY branded drink coasters to reach a targeted […]

Tybee Island Marine Science Center Celebrates Admiral’s First Birthday

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Tybee Island Marine Science Center Celebrates Admiral’s First Birthday Admiral Will Turn One on July 24th Tybee Island, GA: Wednesday, July 24, 11:30 AM: The Tybee Island Marine Science Center’s Marine Debris Ambassador, Admiral, a loggerhead sea turtle, will turn one on Wednesday, July 24th, and you’re invited to the celebration. “We’re planning quite the […]

Summertime Movies in the Park

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Summertime Movies in the Park The summer series of Movies in the Park at Memorial Park on Tybee Island are here again.  The third Saturday of June, July, and August, family-friendly movies will be shown at Memorial Park when the stars in the sky shine bright enough to let the stars be seen on the […]

East of the Lazaretto Arts and Crafts Show

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The Tybee Tourist is pleased to announce that all vendor spots for its summer East of the Lazaretto Arts and Crafts Show on Tybee Island are filled. We have new artists and old friends, with a wide variety of handmade products. The East of the Lazaretto Arts and Crafts show will run July 13-14, beginning […]

See you next week at Tybee’s 4th of July Fireworks!

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See you at Tybee’s 4th of July Fireworks! Tybee Fireworks Celebration takes place on July 4th and begins about a half hour after sunset.  Even though the Pier on South Beach is where all the action takes place, you can have an excellent view of the fireworks from almost anywhere on the island. Come early […]

Tybee Lighthouse 2019 Sunrise & Sunset Tours

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Tybee Lighthouse 2019 Sunrise & Sunset Tours These tours are a unique opportunity to experience the Lighthouse before and after hours by joining one of our small private tours. The tour lasts about ninety minutes and includes a climb to the top of the Lighthouse to experience a beautiful Tybee Island sunrise or sunset. We […]

BEWARE of the SANDBARS!

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BEWARE of the SANDBARS! We hate having to put out this reminder so soon after another tragedy but it seems warranted. As of this writing, 2 people have drowned this year alone on the Southend Sandbar. PLEASE BEWARE and DO NOT go out there. Not only are you risking your life but the lives of […]

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“Steer Away” – Miss Judy Charters

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“Steer Away” a fishing story by Miss Judy Back in the late fifties, I remember my father telling me about the abundances of Spanish mackerel that we had in our area. In fact, during this time they basically covered most of the nearshore surface waters around Tybee Roads. (Better known as the Savannah Shipping Channel) […]

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Lights out for Tybee

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“Lights Out for Tybee” May 1 – Oct 31 “Lights Out for Tybee”  is a program that has been put into effect to protect nesting Loggerhead Sea Turtles.  Tybee Island urges people to turn off or shield light coming from structures visible from the beach after 9 pm from May 1st to October 31st.  Artificial […]