Special Happenings & Holiday Sharing

Thanksgiving Day Dining

Thanksgiving Day Dining

November 28, 2019 Thanksgiving Day Dining on Tybee Island Will this be the Thanksgiving you give thanks to someone else for cooking and cleaning up? If so, you are in luck because many of our local restaurants will be open to help you do just that. Following is information about which of our fabulously distinct dining establishments will be open on Thanksgiving Day:   Thanksgiving Day Windrose Cafe – opens 11 am till 3 am The Quarter Sports Bar & Grill – open from 4 pm till 3 am Docs Bar  Tybee Time Bar  Hucapoos – Potluck at 2 pm, Turkey provided. Rockhouse – Open 11 am – 3 am The Deck Beach Bar & Kitchen – open 11 am to 5 pm – Thanksgiving Buffet. $35 pp, kids $12. Click for reservations.  Salt Island Fish & Beer – Thanksgiving Day Special, See...

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Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

November 30, 2019 Small Business Saturday on Tybee Small Business Saturday falls between “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” every year. We celebrate our locally owned and operated businesses throughout the year and SBS is one special day to do just that! This nationwide event is when consumers, like you, hit the pavement and show your support for your favorite homegrown business during the holidays. Join us in celebrating our commercial neighbors, their distinctiveness, and spectacular service Saturday, November 30 as you do your holiday shopping. Plus, remember gift certificates are also wonderful presents for those you care about! A list of local businesses that will be participating in Small Business Saturday 2019 with hours of operation...

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Lights on for Tybee Celebration

Lights on for Tybee Celebration

December 6, 2019 Lights on for Tybee Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Celebration NIGHTTIME PARADE! HOLIDAY LIGHTS! MUSIC! SHOPPING! DINING! Get ready to light up Tybee Island! This year Tybee will host a night time Christmas parade along with the annual Christmas tree lighting. The parade steps off at 6:30pm at the corner of Butler Avenue and 8th Street and follows an illuminated trail from Butler to Tybrisa, ending at the beachfront pier and roundabout where Mayor elect Shirley Sessions will light the 18-foot Christmas tree. Following the lighting ceremony, enjoy Christmas caroling, dancing, a snowfall selfie station, refreshments served by local businesses and awards for the best decorated homes and businesses on Tybee. Time: 6:30pm Want to be a part of the...

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A Holiday Market

A Holiday Market

December 7, 2019 5th Annual Holiday Market On Saturday, December 7th from 11:00am to 5:00pm the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 154 will have their Annual Holiday Market at the Tybee Island American Legion Post 154 at 10 Veterans Drive. The arts, crafts, and culinary market will include photography, paintings, jewelry, ocean home decor, gifts, apparel, handknits, artisan jellies, jams, sauces & more. There will be a Chinese Auction, Vendor Market Basket Raffle, and ALA Baked Goods Sale with all proceeds going towards ALA Unit 154 fund raising for local veterans, their families, & the historic Post 154 building. Bring your significant other too… the canteen will be open and the football games will be on! Also offering dawgs & chili. Time:...

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Tybee Island Santa Party

Tybee Island Santa Party

December 7, 2019 After ringing in the holiday season at Friday’s parade, stick around Tybee Island for some face time with the jolly old elf himself. Santa and his elves will be hanging out at the Tybee Gym to take pictures, hear Christmas wish lists, and verify who’s on the naughty or nice list! The Tybee YMCA will have surprises for all to enjoy. Time: 1-3 pm. Tybee Gym, 204 8th Street Share

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Floating Christmas Parade

Floating Christmas Parade

Friday, December 8, 2019 10th Annual Lighted Boat Parade Boats will be festively floating down the Back River during high tide for the 9th year!  Please call the Crab Shack at 912-786-9857 to confirm participation early!  The more entrants, the better & brighter. Start time:  5:30pm. Free Hot Dog & Chili Bar for everyone with a Second Harvest Food donation. Awards will be presented afterwards. Click here for more...

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Tybee Island Tour de Christmas Lights Bike Parade

Tybee Island Tour de Christmas Lights Bike Parade

Saturday, December 14 12th Annual Tybee Island Tour de Christmas Lights Parade Light up your bikes and golf carts, tinsel up the frames and cruise the island for a night of holiday fun! The Tour de Christmas Lights parade will begin and end at A-J’s Dockside (1315 Chatham Avenue).   Registration is from 3pm until 6pm.  The oyster roast, door prizes, and raffle drawing begins at 4:30pm.  The “best of” judging begins at 6pm and the parade will start at 7pm.   Once the winner is announced, the riding begins for touring the island’s lights and downtown spontaneous stops!   All proceeds and donations benefit local charitable organizations!   Click here for more...

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Christmas Day Dining

Christmas Day Dining

December 25, 2018 Christmas Day Dining Yes!  Local Tybee restaurants are open on Christmas Day. Information about which of our fabulously distinct dining establishments will be open on this day of youthful joyfulness are posted by the below: Beachview Java & Juice @ 1701 Butler Avenue, 912.786.5500: open Benny’s @ 1517 Butler Avenue, 912.786.0121: open at 5pm Bernie’s Oyster House @ 13 Tybrisa Street, 912.786.5100:  open 12pm – 10pm with the regular menu and specials posted on Bernies-Tybee FB page Doc’s Bar @ 10 Tybrisa Street: open Huc-A-Poo’s @ 1213 E. Hwy 80, 912.786.5900: kitchen closed, bar open Lighthouse Pizza Beach @ 15 Tybrisa Street, 912.786.9874:  open 12pm – 10pm with the regular menu Nickie’s 1971 @ 1513 Butler Avenue, 912.786.4444: open Rock...

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New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration

December 31, 2019 New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration Curl up in your beach chair or on a blanket to watch the spectacular fireworks display as they are set off from the Walter W. Parker Pier & Pavilion at midnight. Fireworks can be seen from the beach as well as from the variety of beachfront restaurants!  Click here for more information. Share

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20th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge

20th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge

January 1, 2020 20th Annual Tybee Polar Plunge Dress up, have fun and jump into the Atlantic with thousands of your closest friends to celebrate the beginning of 2020! Begins at noon. Please click here for more information and how you can register for this event!...

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Christmas at the Tybee Post

December 13 A Carpenters Christmas WHAT: While The Carpenters are known for over a dozen chart-topping hits, they also won over their fans with their Christmas celebrations. And that’s what we’re bringing to the Post this holiday season! WHO: Singer Lisa Rock and her three-piece backing band are keeping The Carpenters’ holiday traditions alive and bringing their spot-on renditions of their unforgettable Christmas songs to the stage. Based on the music of The Carpenters’ two-holiday albums and Christmas variety shows, A Carpenters Christmas and featuring “Merry Christmas Darling” and the jazzy “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town,” it’s a holiday concert that spreads joy and cheers to all. WHEN: Fri. Dec. 13, 8 pm WHERE:  Tybee Post Theater 10 Van Horne Avenue, Tybee...

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Girls Night Inn

Girls Night Inn

January 12, 2019 Girls Night Inn The innkeepers at Beachview Bed & Breakfast began hosting Girls Night Inn to benefit the Tybee Island Rising Tyde Food Pantry in 2013.  This year, they are expanding their efforts to help Tybee in even more ways with the proceeds that are raised.     This special evening provides ladies with an excellent reason to spend the night “inn”.   Take some time to relax with your girlfriends and enjoy food, live entertainment, register for raffle drawings, and bid on incredible items during the silent auction.  Tickets are required.  Please click here for more information.   WHEN:  January 12 from 4-8pm WHERE:  Beachview Bed & Breakfast 1701 Butler Avenue, Tybee Island,...

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