Six Great Ways To Enhance Your Tybee Island Stay In May
Here are six great ways to enhance your Tybee Island stay in May. It’s after Spring Break and before the summer rush begins, so pack your bags and head to Savannah’s beach for your next great spring adventure!
Tybee Wine Festival, May 4-6
It’s a fine time to be wined and dined on Tybee Island. Corks will pop and silverware will clink as you sip international wines and sample fresh coastal seafood. This festival will feature fun and unique wines and some very extraordinary food experiences, complemented with live musical performances in a beautiful island setting. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit historic Tybee Post Theater!
Tybee Rainbow Fest 2017, May 5-7
This is a pride fest with an island vibe. Events include a parade, a White Party, a T-Dance, a Beach Sweep (to promote clean beaches and to support marine life conservation), capped off with a Sunday Brunch. Enjoy idyllic strolls along the beach, sample fresh seafood and party long after the sun sets. This LGBT event unites area residents and visitors alike!
2017 Tybee Island Tour of Homes, May 6
From tiny houses to large, contemporary homes, you’ll enjoy spending the day among some of Tybee Island’s most prestigious properties. Enjoy viewing coastal architecture and decor inside historic cottages and sunny residences. This year’s tour features eight beautiful homes located on the island. Tickets are $40 each and each ticket includes admission to the homes, a parking pass, and a lunch to be served at the Tybee Island Maritime Academy. Proceeds from the tour will also benefit the school!
2017 EVP Beach Bum Open Volleyball Tournament, May 12-14
Bump! Set! Spike! Help support beach volleyball events that engage families, fans, athletes, students, communities and sponsors for a great day at the beach. This is a fabulous opportunity to see elite athletes compete for top honors. You’ll also get the chance to interact with the pros by participating in contests and promotions set up by the tournament sponsors. First and second place teams will move on to complete in the world finals of beach volleyball in August. Can you dig it?
SCAD Sand Arts Festival, May 12
Prepare to be amazed at some very spectacular works of art while you relax on Tybee Island’s picturesque South Beach near the pier This is an event for your beach bucket list and it’s a great opportunity to view these incredible creations up close before the ocean gobbles them up!
31st Annual Tybee Beach Bum Parade, May 19
Beach Bums unite! Here’s your chance to live like a local. Join in the South’s largest water fight, as Tybee residents let off some steam to celebrate the opening of high season at the beach. Parade floats will be filled with water and all sorts of water gushing props. Be sure to line up along the parade route with your buckets of water, squirt guns and hoses in your own defense. This will be an all-out water war that targets fun-loving beach bums of all ages!
There’s no need to send up a May Day SOS for lack of fun and adventure. Tybee Island has it all lined up for you in May! Of course, every great adventure starts with a Natural Retreats vacation rental. Book yours conveniently online, anytime, or give our XPlore team a call and we’ll help you plan it!