Tybee Mayor and City Council Need Volunteers!

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The Tybee Mayor and Council of Tybee Island are considering applicants for volunteer positions on committees and commissions as listed below: Tybee’s Audit Committee is seeking new members. The audit committee shall consist of no less than five nor more than seven members appointed by the mayor and council, such appointees being selected on the basis of […]

Tybee Polar Plunge

Tybee Polar Plunge Spotted®: Thousands for Guiness record

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Tybee Polar Plunge By Lesley Conn More than 2,000 swim-cap-clad participants crowded alongside the Tybee Island pier this morning to become part of an attempt to break a Guiness world book record. Click here to view Spotted® photos by Misty DeBlasio The previous record was 546 people, so unofficially, Tybee had more than enough help […]

YMCA on Tybee Island

Get Rid of the Holiday Weight at Tybee’s YMCA!

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No matter if you live on Tybee or if you are just here for a visit, the YMCA is a great place to go to shed that holiday weight! The Tybee Island YMCA has been a part of the Tybee community since 1998 and is located at 204 5th Street in Memorial Park.  There are […]

Best New Years Ever

Best New Years Ever!!

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It was absolutely, without a doubt, the Best New Years Ever! The weather was perfect, the fireworks on the beach were stunning, plenty of drinks were flowing, and who can forget the fun that was had at the Annual Tybee Island Polar Plunge on Sunday!!  There was a huge turnout and it really looked like everyone […]

Polar Bear Plunge on Tybee

Not too Late for the Polar Bear Plunge!

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Bring in the New Year with a dip in the Atlantic Ocean! Registration for the Polar Bear Plunge ends at 11:30.  But head on down there NOW!  It is already filling up. There will be an attempt at the World Record “largest gathering of people wearing swim caps.” REGISTRATION IS ONLY $25 and includes a Guinness […]

New Years on Tybee Island

Tybee for New Year’s

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We really hope to see you tonight on Savannah’s beach, Tybee Island. The fireworks promise to be spectacular and there will be New Years Specials all over our festive little island. There will be plenty of live entertainment, great food, and lots and lots of fun! Don’t forget to pack your bathing suit for the […]

New Years Weekend

Spend Your New Years Weekend on Tybee!

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Forget downtown and the same New Years routine and head on over to Tybee Island! Dine on some fresh caught Wild Georgia Shrimp, follow with a couple cocktails, and then get ready to be amazed by a spectacular fireworks display right over the Atlantic Ocean!  You are going to want to spend the night because […]

Invasion by the Portuguese Man of War

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Invasion by the Portuguese Man of War – December 29, 2011 Tybee’s beach got invaded last week by dozens (if not hundreds) of floating blue Portuguese Man of War. Most were seen washed up along the high tide line, and they looked like small (4-6 inch) oblong blue balloons with a tangled mass of short […]

Nature and Bird Watching

Getting Back to Nature on Tybee!

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Nature and Birdwatching on the coast! Tybee Island, Georgia is a beautiful barrier island that has many different species of shorebirds that call it home.  This is the best time of year to witness the diversity of these animals and observe them in their natural habitat.  You can see the pelicans soaring close to the […]

New Year Preparation on Tybee

Getting Ready For The New Year!

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Tybee Island, Georgia is the best place to spend your New Year!  Get dressed up and dine in one of Tybee’s fine restaurants, then get ready to dance the night away!  There will be plenty of different New Year’s specials and live entertainment all over the island!   The electronica band Thumbprint will be playing […]

Georgia’s Coast Guide to Surf Fishing

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With surf fishing, remember that fish are tight against the shore, so make most of your casts parallel to the sand. Don’t send your cast out too far. The best tides range from half rising to half falling – especially when early or late in the day. Of course, if there is bait, the predators […]

Grays Reef Tybee Island

Grays Reef

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Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary contains one of the largest near shore, live bottom reefs off the coast of the south eastern United States.  It attracts more than 150 species of fish like the Black Sea Bass, snapper, and grouper and happens to lie close to Tybee Island!  There are so many different examples of […]

Right Whales Coming Back to Georgia Coast

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A very rare marine mammal is returning to Georgia’s coast.  This November 22 a North Atlantic Right Whale was seen off the coast of South Carolina migrating south for the winter.  Right whales swim from Canada and New England each year to bear their young along the coast of Georgia, South Carolina and northeastern Florida. […]

Christmas Holidays on Tybee Island

Christmas Lights on Tybee Island

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Here is a very festive video collage of homes decorated on Tybee Island for the Christmas Holidays. We hope that you enjoy! Submitted by Oceanfront Cottage Rentals Christmas Holidays on Tybee Island This holiday season, experience Tybee Island, Georgia, a classic Southern beach town just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah, Ga. Each year, Tybee […]

Tybee Beach Ecology Trips

Tybee Beach Ecology Trips

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Enjoy this amazing December weather that we are having here on Tybee Island and book your Tybee Beach Ecology Trips with Dr. Joe Richardson! You can schedule a tour for any size group that would love to learn about the diverse marine life that lives along this beautiful stretch of Georgia Coast. These ecology trips […]

Dance at the American Legion

New Year’s Eve Dance at the Legion!

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Do something different this New Year’s Eve and dance the night away at the American Legion Post 154 on beautiful Tybee Island! The event begins at 6pm and reservations are required. Call 912-786-5356 to reserve your space and for any additional information! Dance at the American Legion American Legion Post 154 Tybee Island is an […]

Christmas Lights on Tybee Island

Homes With the Holiday Spirit!

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Everyone who enjoys the Holidays will probably agree, nothing gets you more excited for Christmas Day than looking at homes that are all decked out with Christmas lights and decorations. Tybee residents are famous for trying to outdo each other with who can get the most Christmas lights on a house, so jump on the […]

You Can Always Go Fishing On Tybee!

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Going Fishing on Tybee! Well known for its calm sea conditions, Tybee Island is a great place for the experienced or novice fisherman to try their luck at catching “the big one!” Even if you are just bringing your rod and reel out to the beach to enjoy a fun day of surf fishing, chances […]

The American Red Cross

American Red Cross

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The holiday season is here and the American Red Cross could use your help! On December 15 from 2-7 pm a Blood Drive is being held at 202 5th Street. Please remember to have a light meal and plenty to drink before you donate, bring your donor card, driver’s license or two other forms of […]

Tybee Island to Host 12th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge

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Tybee Island to Host 12th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge on New Year’s Day, Attendees Will Attempt New World Record WHAT: 12th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge. This popular annual event features an invigorating New Year’s Day dip in the Atlantic Ocean off Tybee Island, Ga. This year, all registrants get to participate in a Guinness World […]

Events at The American Legion Post

Events at The American Legion Post!

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Events at The American Legion – Tybee Island’s American Legion Post seems to always have something fun going on!  Every Wednesday at 7pm there is line dancing, Bingo on Friday’s at 8pm, Horseshoes are Saturday at 7pm, and there is Karaoke every Sunday! On the 15th of December the Post is holding another Fish Fry. You […]

Christmas Caroling Trolley

7th Annual Christmas Caroling Trolley

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Are you ready to spread some Christmas Cheer all over the Island? Get your flashlight ready and head on over to the North Beach Grill on December 17th for the 7th Annual Tybee Island Christmas Caroling Trolley. Food and drinks are being served at 5 pm and the caroling trolley leaves at 6 pm. This […]

Candlelantern Tour at Fort Pulaski

Fort Pulaski Candlelantern Tour December 9th!

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Not sure what to do with the family on Friday night? Go ahead and take the short trip over to Historic Fort Pulaski for their annual Candlelantern Tour. This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Confederate Nog Party. This year is sure to be a great event for adults and kids. An after dark […]

Teddy Bear Tea Party

Don’t Forget! Teddy Bear Tea Party This Sunday!!

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Christmas is almost here and what better way to build a holiday memory that will last a lifetime than to bring that special child to a Holiday Teddy Bear Tea Party! The children are able to paint their own Teddy Bear on a beautiful porcelain plate. Pick it up the next day at Oceanfront Cottages […]

Tybee Island Lighthouse Market

Tybee Island Lighthouse Market

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Get in your last minute holiday shopping at the Market at the Tybee Island Lighthouse Market! On December 18th from 9am to 4pm local dealers will be bringing out their best antiques, collectibles, photography, and fine art to put up for purchase.  Most of these items are one of a kind and will make a great […]

Floating Christmas Parade

Floating Christmas Parade!

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The Crab Shack on Tybee Island is hosting this years Floating Christmas Parade to help the Second Harvest Food Bank. Bring a donation and bring your entire family to enjoy the show as beautifully lit and holiday decorated boats cruise down Chimney Creek. The Parade will last from 6pm to 9pm on December 10th. There […]

Teddy Bear Tea Party

Teddy Bear Tea Party on Tybee!

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On Sunday December 11 from 3-5pm the Tybee Island Wedding Chapel is pleased to announce The Teddy Bear Tea Party! Grown ups, bring your favorite young artist to come paint their very own Holiday Teddy Bear Porcelain Plate. This plate will become a treasured holiday keepsake for years to come! Children, adults, and teddy bears […]

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday on Tybee

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Instead of fighting the crowds that will be swarming downtown Savannah this November 26th, do your holiday shopping on Tybee Island for Small Business Saturday! Tybee has countless eclectic shops that are full of fun and original gifts that will be perfect for anyone on your holiday shopping list. Shipwrecked Jewels and Seaside Sisters are […]

Tybee New Years

A Tybee Island New Years

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Get ready to take advantage of New Years falling on a Saturday! Tell your friends that you are just going to have to skip out on their boring cocktail party because you are coming to Tybee Island to enjoy a fabulous firework display, island wide drink specials, live music and dancing! So put on your […]

Holiday Season on Tybee Island

Start Your Holiday Season on Tybee!

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Start Your Holiday Season on Tybee Island! Pack up the family and join us for Lights on for Tybee and the Tybee Christmas Parade! The festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. when Mayor Jason Buelterman lights the Tybee Christmas Tree. There will be plenty of entertainment, refreshments, and many of the stores will be offering extended […]