FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Savannah Pride presents the 2nd annual Tybee Island Mermaid Festival, May 3 – 5
Savannah PRIDE, the organizers of Savannah’s annual LGBTQ Pride Festival, are hosting the second annual TYBEE ISLAND MERMAID FEST, presented by Tybee Vacation Rentals, Friday, May 3 – Sunday, May 5, on Tybee Island, 20 minutes from downtown Savannah, GA. MERMAID FEST is a 3-day long celebration of the Coastal Empire’s surf, sand, and sun. Events include live music, a club crawl, a Tea Dance, and, of course, an ocean of mermaids and mermen.
The merriment begins with a free kick-off party on Friday, May 3, at Coco’s Sunset Grille (1 Old US Hwy 80), 4 pm – 7 pm. There’ll be complimentary eats and special cocktails.
The fun continues on Saturday, May 4, with the Tybrisa Twirl Mermaid Bar Crawl, presented by Coastal Empire Beer Co., 2 pm – 7 pm, starting at Fannie’s (1613 Strand Avenue). For $5, participants enjoy discounts at local bars and a chance to win prizes, including a Booze Basket, Pride gear, VIP passes for two to Savannah PRIDE and a two-night stay at the beach from Tybee Vacation Rentals. Saturday’s festivities end with a free drag-filled After-Party at Huc-A-Poo’s (1213 E. Hwy 80) at 8 pm.
The celebration ends on Sunday, May 5 with a free Pier Party and Tea Dance, from noon – 5 pm, with live music, costume contests and the saltiest mermaids around.
For exact schedule and more information, please log onto www.savannahpride.com/mermaidfest.
Savannah Pride is an inclusive non-profit that fuels a transformational movement celebrating, affirming and advocating for the LGBTQ+ community through public events, education, advocacy, and social engagement.
Contact: Andy Shearer / 917-742-9795