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Reasons to Visit Tybee Island in the Fall

When the heat of summer begins to taper off and a cool ocean breeze sweeps over Tybee Island, visitors head our way to enjoy mild beach temperatures, lighter crowds, fresh seafood and more. Fall is the perfect time to experience Tybee Island living at its finest.

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Explore the Great Outdoors

Tybee Island’s bounty of pristine waterways and quiet bike paths make it a prime destination for nature lovers. From kayaking and sailing to biking and bird watching, the island offers countless ways to recharge and reconnect with nature.

The iconic Tybee Island Pirate Festival Parade is one of the most-attended island events of the year.

Fall Festivals

Cooler fall temperatures make for refreshing outdoor events across Tybee Island. Celebrate the end of summer at the Labor Day Beach Bash an action-packed weekend filled with live music, free entertainment and a massive fireworks display. If dressing up is more your style, mark your calendar for the annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest. Be sure to brush up on your pirate lingo or you’re bound to walk the plank, matey!

Fort Pulaski Drowning to Dysentery Tour

Haunted History Tours

Savannah may be known as a city full of ghosts but Tybee Island has its share of darker history too! For only a few nights in October, join the Tybee Island Historical Society as they take a look back on the haunted history surrounding the Tybee Island Lighthouse and Battery Garland. Experience the darker side of Fort Pulaski National Monument’s history by lantern light during their nighttime tours.

Oyster Season

Anyone who has been to Tybee Island knows that the destination is an oyster lover’s paradise. The island’s abundance of marshlands and creeks make it a popular habitat for these beloved bivalves. Fall officially marks the start of oyster season and just about every Tybee Island menu boasts a variety of dishes showcasing this seasonal delight.

Sit & Sip

Porch sittin’ is an art on Tybee Island. Fall brings cool breezes laced with warm sunshine, creating the perfect weather for swinging in a hammock or relaxing in a rocking chair. All you need is a glass of sweet tea (or a cocktail) and you’re officially on ‘Tybee Time’.

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