• Your Guide to Mardi Gras in Tybee Island

    Get out your purple, gold and green masks, beads, to-go cups and goodie bags. It’s time to let the good times roll on the Georgia coast. Carnival season is the traditional time to indulge before Lent begins. Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last day of the celebration. Each year, Mardi Gras falls 47 days before Easter. That date for 2020 is Feb. 25. However, Tybee Island’s celebration takes place the Saturday before Mardi Gras,

    Posted December 23, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • How to Make the Most of a Winter Getaway in Savannah

    Savannah is a wonderful city to visit at any time of the year. But, during the winter, there’s a particular romance to the city. The smaller crowds, the holiday lights, the mild weather. Whatever the attraction, there’s certainly something inviting about winter on the Georgia coast. Celebrate Christmas or New Year’s Mass at the historic Saint John the Baptist Catholic Cathedral on Lafayette Square. On Christmas Eve, Mass will be celebrated at 6 and 10 p.m.;

    Posted November 24, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • Top 2019 and 2020 Winter Events in Tybee Island

    The only winter blues to experience on Tybee Island is the color of the ocean. Here, cold weather means trading snow for sand. If it’s cold where you live, get yourself to Tybee Island for some sunshine and Vitamin Sea. If you’re wondering what there is to do at the beach in the winter, the answer is “plenty!” Mild temps hover in the 60-degree range during the day, making for perfect beach-strolling weather. In addition, fishing

    Posted November 24, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • 6 Best Holiday Events on Tybee Island

    Tybee Island truly knows how to throw a party, and that’s as true during the holidays as it is during the summer. From lighting up the island to festive parades to caroling, you’ll enjoy the slower-paced celebrations of this quaint coastal community. The lineup is pretty spectacular. Read on for a few of our favorite reasons to visit Tybee Island this holiday season. 2019 Christmas in Tybee Island Dec. 6: Kick-off the season with the Lights on

    Posted November 1, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • 8 Unique Reasons Historic Savannah is Magical During the Holidays

    Every season is special in Savannah, but at Christmastime, it truly shines. After all, Georgia’s oldest city knows how to throw a party and Yuletide is the biggest of the year. Holly Days in Savannah Savannah Holly Days begin with the Tree Lighting on Broughton Street during Thanksgiving weekend. Throughout the holiday season, Cookies with Santa, Jingle Bell Block Hop party, Holidays on the Big Screen and other events are held. Holly Days on Broughton transforms

    Posted November 1, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • 5 Reasons to Visit Tybee Island in November

    Summer is not the only time to make an escape to the beach. Tybee Island may be only a few miles from the mainland, but it’s a complete change of pace and makes a great destination for a fall beach getaway. While we recommend a visit any time of year, check out a few reasons that make November a perfect month to book a stay. Go Fly A Kite Watch the skies above North Beach fill with

    Posted September 28, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • Savannah’s Film Festival Takes Center Stage

    This is your time, film buffs! If your idea of a perfect getaway includes a gathering that celebrates independent film, the Savannah Film Festival on Oct. 26-Nov. 2 is a must.   Each year, more than 50,000 people attend the week-long festival, which Variety magazine reports is a favorite Oscar season stop for stars and filmmakers. It’s no surprise, with a wide variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels and lectures.   Lineup and Tickets While this year’s

    Posted September 26, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • All the Best Ghost Tours in Savannah

      Walking into Savannah's historic buildings, cemeteries or even the cobblestone streets themselves, it’s easy to see the ghosts of the past and imagine and tales that rise from its foundations. You don’t just have to imagine it, though. If you’re into “frightseeing” during your Savannah stay, supernatural tours are profuse in this Gothic enclave. The Savannah History and Haunts Candlelit Ghost Tour, for example, doesn’t believe

    Posted September 19, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • Calling All Pirates to Tybee Island

    Yo, ho, ho, mateys! Grab your eye patch and head to Tybee Island for a swashbuckling adventure during the annual Pirate Fest on Oct. 10-13. The 15th annual fest welcomes buccaneers of all ages to the family-friendly gathering. Dress in your finest pirate attire or be ready to shop for some in the Thieves’ Market. The festivities commence on Thursday with the Buccaneer Ball at The

    Posted September 11, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
  • Everything You Should Know About Fall in Savannah

    Everything You Should Know About Fall in Savannah Savannah becomes an even more popular destination when the temperatures drop, and the weather calls for more outdoor adventure. There is a cornucopia of ways to take advantage of the great weather during the fall in Savannah. Picnic in the Park Milder days make it a great time to enjoy Savannah’s parks and squares. Take a morning stroll through the Historic District. Stop off at a sidewalk cafe for

    Posted August 30, 2019 | Author : | Category : Local Events |
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