Events & Festivals

No matter what time of year you visit Tybee Island there is always something to do from the beach to Savannah! Bring your little pirates out to enjoy Pirate Fest or tighten up your laces for the Savannah Rock N Roll Marathon. Explore these special events and not-to-miss holidays on Tybee!

Keep scrolling to learn about our annual Tybee Island events and happenings!

Tybee Island Beach Bum Parade

Beach Bum Parade

MAY: Join the fun to kick off summer in an island wide water fight! Great for kids and adults alike be sure to register for participation in the parade.

Location: Butler Avenue

Tybee Island Pirate Fest

Pirate Fest

OCTOBER: Enjoy a weekend getting to know pirates from all over! Complete with live music, pirate performers, a parade and be sure to dress the part even if you are just watching. Perfect for the entire family!

Location: Tybee Island, Georgia

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Critz Tybee Run Fest

FEBRUARY: Join Tybee Island in a variety of running races. These 5 unique races range from a 5k to half marathon and kiddie run only! Great fun for the entire family!

Location: Tybee Island, GA

Tybee Island Farmers' Market

Tybee Island Farmers Market

A place where the community can come together to enjoy the showcase of local fruits and vegetables as well as other awesome, good food products representing Tybee Island.

Location: 30 Meddin Drive, Tybee Island, GA – Behind the Tybee Lighthouse

Shamrocks and Hearts

St Patty’s Day

MARCH: Join the fun of St Patrick’s Day in Savannah & Tybee Island. Check out local bars and watering holes for individual events, contests and more! Be sure to stay safe and use the St. Patrick’s Day Tybee Shuttle for easy transportation.

Location: Tybee Island, GA

Mardi Gras Decorations

Mardi Gras

MARCH: Tybee Island celebrates Mardi Gras with an annual parade and street party featuring live entertainment, vendors and more!

Location: Parade: Butler Avenue onto Tybrisa Street

American Flags

Memorial Day

MAY: Come commemorate those who died while serving in the country’s armed forces as Union and Confederate soldiers. Nearby Fort Screven honors these brave men every year.

Location: Tybee Island, GA

4th of July Fireworks

4th of July

JULY: Join us on at the Tybee Pier & Pavilion for Fourth of July fireworks! Easily visible from eastern beaches, gather the family and celebrate the birth of our nation!

Location: Tybee Pier & Pavilion

Labor Day

Labor Day

SEPTEMBER: Celebrate the end of summer on Tybee Island with a Beach Bash like no other! Live music and fireworks will close out the season amongst friends and family!

Location: Tybee Pier & Pavilion

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Savannah Craft Brew Fest

SEPTEMBER: A Labor Day weekend celebration, the Annual Savannah Craft Brew Fest features indoor and outdoor Beer Gardens offering imported beers, ciders, beer cocktails and more!

Location: Savannah International Trade & Convention Center

Kids enjoying Halloween


OCTOBER: Halloween is a great time to visit the shore. With trunk or treats and other kid-friendly events on the island, there is fun to be had by all. Learn about more local spooky events below!

Location: Tybee Island, GA