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City of Tybee – March 18, 2020 Update

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FINAL DECISION: All businesses close at 11 pm, except restaurants may sell take-out food until 2:45 am, if the customer has called in the order. So the convenience stores and bars will close earlier than they normally do. Effective on Friday evening. Can be reviewed, but effective at least until April 1st. Unanimous vote to […]

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Farmers Market is Back!

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Tybee Farmers Market is Back! The kick-off date for this year’s Tybee Farmers Market is Monday, March 7, 2016! Beautiful weather is predicted, so go to the American Legion on Legion Drive, near the Tybee Lighthouse, from 10 am until 1 pm, to peruse the fresh local food and the hand-crafted gift items. You will be […]

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Community Yard Sale

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Tybee Island Community Yard Sale Got the cold-weather blues?!  Come on out to Tybee to shop, even if the weather is chilly.  This Saturday, February 13, 2016, Tybee will have a community yard sale. You can find a wide variety of furniture, home decor, electronics, books, clothes, accessories, toys, glassware, art, jewelry, vintage items, and other […]

Protect the Coastal Wildlife

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Everyone loves baby sea turtles! The shape of their little flippers, their geometric-patterned shells, their big eyes and smiling faces are all visually appealing. Their tiny size and struggle to run to the ocean bring out our maternal instincts, inspiring us to say, “Awwwww!” The oldest known sea turtle fossils are estimated to be about 150 […]

Tybee Farmers Market

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One of the newest attractions on the island is the Tybee Farmers Market that is held at the American Legion at 10 Veterans Drive, on Mondays from 10 am to 2 pm. Stop by to meet the locals and select a unique item from one of the vendors. If you missed the inaugural Tybee Farmers […]


Beachcombing on Tybee

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Beachcombing on Tybee Island Have you ever found something on the beach that you couldn’t identify? It appeared to be a creature of some kind, but you just weren’t sure! In the olden days, we had to go to the library or pull out the home encyclopedia to do a little research, but now we […]

Living on Tybee Time

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Tybee 101 – Living on Tybee Time Lesson #1  The locals don’t care how things are done in other places. Tybee has always been known for being unique, quirky, funky, off-beat, and any other word you can think of that means “different.” You can make suggestions, lobby for changes, and tear your hair out, but […]


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*!& % TYBEE TRAFFIC Almost everybody loves going to the beach! Time spent by the ocean is relaxing yet invigorating, and many people plan all year for their beach vacations. Tybee is a quaint little island, with more than 3000 people living on three square miles. It is primarily zoned single-family residential, with a few […]

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Market at the Lighthouse 2

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Market at the Lighthouse Part 2 The Tybee Island Light Station is sponsoring a market on Sunday, June 14th, from 10 am to 4 pm. The field behind the lighthouse will have tents with a variety of vendors, including arts and crafts, local honey, produce, vintage and new jewelry, fiber arts, collectibles, pottery, photography, mosaic […]

Market at the Lighthouse

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Market at the Lighthouse,  June 14th 2015 The Lighthouse Station on Tybee Island, Georgia is one of our most popular attractions. Even if you have already been there, we encourage you to return to the site on Sunday, June 14, 2015. On that day, numerous artists, crafters, antique dealers, jewelry makers, and other vendors will be […]

The New Hotel Tybee

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Tybee Island’s largest hotel/motel complex has been renamed! The Ocean Plaza Resort has new owners and management staff and is now called HOTEL TYBEE.  They have completed phase one of a three-part renovation plan and look forward to seeing more visitors and locals. Hotel Tybee is 100 feet from the beach and a block away from Tybrisa […]

Keep Tybee Tidy!

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Keep Tybee Tidy!  Leave only your footprints! By Tybee Life We love Tybee – its unique ambiance, friendly people, quirky characters, historic lighthouse and homes, delicious local food, interesting shops, talented musicians, creative artists, and the beach! Tybee has become very popular, with thousands of people on the beach during the summer, which sometimes results […]

Third Thursday May 21st

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On May 21st, the Tybee community and visitors can hear a free concert by the Cynergy band! Their performance will be from 5:30 to 7pm, at the circle near the Tybee Pier and Pavilion, where Tybrisa Street meets the Strand. Bring your lawn chairs or beach towels, if you wish. Tybee allows you to have […]