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    Did you know that Tybee Island is only a 25-minute drive from downtown Savannah? This beautiful oceanside community boasts some of the best beaches, bars, restaurants, and views around. It’s no surprise that there’s always something to celebrate. You may be familiar with Savannah’s famous St. Patrick’s Day parade, but have you enjoyed any of the fabulous annual festivals on Tybee? Put these celebrations on your calendar and come explore all Tybee has to offer!

    Irish Heritage Celebration Parade

    March 14, 2020

    Can’t wait to kick off your St. Patrick’s Day pride? Deck yourself in green and head to Tybee for this family-friendly event to celebrate all things Irish. The parade includes floats, live bands, bagpipes, and plenty of green! This event is free and open to the public.

    Wine Festival

    April 30-May 2, 2020

    It’s wine o’clock somewhere! This delicious weekend event offers multiple wine and food tastings at different venues across Tybee, all benefitting the restoration and operation of the historic Tybee Post Theater. The signature event is The Grand Wine Tasting, held in Memorial Park on May 2 from 3-6 p.m. Choose to sample from over 100 international wines and Tybee restaurant menu items. Enjoy live music, a silent auction, and commemorative wine glasses. Don’t forget your VIP tickets for special menu offerings and additional wine options!

    Beach Bum Parade

    May 15, 2020

    Kids and adults alike will love this playful festival that’s all about enjoying Tybee’s best feature – the water! This wild and crazy event features an island-wide water fight and parade. Bring your squirt guns, super soakers, and swimsuits and prepare to get wet, but don’t forget a towel and a dry bag for any electronics.

    Pirate Fest

    October 8-11, 2020

    Don your eyepatch, grab your matey, and hoist your skull and crossbones flag when you gather on Tybee for the 16th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest! This swashbuckling festival is a Tybee tradition, and includes costume contests, a carnival, a parade, a magic show, live music, cannon firing, fireworks, and more. Come in costume and bring the whole family as there are designated children’s events and areas.

    There’s always something to celebrate here in Savannah. Pick your favorite festival and book your next stay in Savannah today! Don’t forget to tag your festival photos with #stayinsavannah during your visit.

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