FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TYBEE RAINBOW FEST 2015
April 1, 2015
Media Contact: GaySavannah.com
Riley Sharpe 912.713.3447
Tybee Island, Georgia to Host 3nd Annual Tybee Rainbow Fest, Featuring Fun-Filled Schedule of Events May 1-3
TYBEE ISLAND, GA. – In May, LGBT travelers will show their pride on Tybee Island, Georgia, a laid-back island paradise located just 20 minutes east of historic Savannah. Stroll the beach, sample fresh seafood and party long after the sunsets at Tybee Rainbow Fest, which takes place May 1-3, 2015, with a PRE-FEST party on April 30.
“For the third year we’ve created a signature event that will showcase Tybee’s laid-back style,” said Riley Sharpe, Tybee Rainbow Fest PR director. “Tybee has always been very welcoming and supportive of the gay and lesbian community. We invite everyone to experience Tybee’s relaxed coastal style and warm Southern hospitality.”
Tybee Rainbow Fest showcases Tybee Island as an LGBT-friendly destination nestled along the scenic Georgia coastline with five miles of public beaches, top-rated restaurants, lively nightlife and more.
2015 TYBEE GAY DAYS SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, May 1, 2015
HAPPY HOUR AT COCO’S SUNSET GRILL – Free Entry
Lazaretto Creek Marina
Old US Hwy 80
Tybee Island, GA 31328
5 p.m. –7 p.m.
Coco’s Sunset Grill welcomes you to stop by on your way onto the island for happy hour and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.
TYBEE GAY DAYS KICK-OFF PARTY – Free entry
North Beach Grill
33 Meddin Dr.
The fun begins at this lively soiree, which offers the opportunity to party by the beach, launching Tybee Gay Days 2013 in high style. The first 50 attendees get a free swag bag filled with goodies from sponsors, including some surprises in some bags like two-night hotel stays, visa gift cards & more, for some lucky attendees.
Saturday, May 2, 2015
BEACH MEET-UP ON THE BEACH IN FRONT OF MARLIN MONROE’S
404 Butler Ave.
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Spend the day relaxing on the beach, sipping cocktails and enjoying fresh seafood at Marlin Monroe’s. This serves as the perfect kick-off for the summer season.
TYBEE TOUR OF HOMES
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Tybee Island Maritime Academy and The Fresh Air Home will benefit from this year’s Tybee Island Tour of Homes. We would like to thank the Tybee Island Tour of Homes Committee, the Chairperson-Joey Burel, the Sponsors, and the Homeowners for all of your work and support! We look forward to another great tour! Click Here for tickets!
TYBEE RAINBOW FEST PARADE
3 p.m.-5 p.m..
2nd Annual Robert Harper Tybee Rainbow Fest Parade. The parade will start at 4th Street, continue down Butler to Tybrisa and end at Fannie’s on the Beach.
FANNIES ON THE BEACH PARTY
After Parade 3rd Floor Dance Party 5pm-8pm
8pm-10:30pm The Christy Alan Band
11pm-1am Live DJ, Dancing & Shows
BERNIE’S OYSTER BAR – Free Entry
10 p.m.-3 a.m.
Details coming soon! Check GayTybeeIsland.com for updates Free entry – Donations for Savannah Pride are appreciated.
13 Tybrisa St,
10 p.m.-3 a.m.
Bernie’s will be hosting a party with a Burlesque Show and DJ Vashti . It doesn’t take much imagination to see that this will be a lot of fun. Free entry – Donations for First City Network are appreciated.
Sunday, May 3, 2015
SUNDAY BRUNCH – 5 CHOICES
Enjoy Tybee’s best brunches at Bernie’s Oyster House, Fannie’s on the Beach, & Marlin Monroe’s all of which feature fresh coastal ingredients in a LGBT-friendly environment.
Marlin Monroe’s – 404 Butler Drive – Noon – 2 p.m.
Fannie’s on the Beach – 1613 Strand Ave. – Noon – 2 p.m.
Bernie’s Oyster Bar – 13 Tybrisa St, – Noon – 2 p.m.
Coco’s Sunset Grill –Lazaretto Creek Marina – Old US Hwy 80
AJ’s Beachside – Breakfast Buffet – at Hotel Tybee
Meet up in front of Fannie’s on the Beach
1613 Strand Ave.
11am – 2pm
Join forces with the Tybee Beautification Association to clean up the beach. Don’t miss this great event for a great cause! Help us keep Tybee beautiful!
SUNDAY FUNDAY AT MARLIN MONROES
featuring the Christy Alan Band 3pm-6pm
Fannie’s on the Beach – Second Floor
404 Butler Ave.
Starts at 4 p.m. – until
ENTERTAINMENT TO BE ANNOUNCED keep checking GayTybeeIsland.com for updates
Featured photo by DoSavannah.com