A hugely popular event, (previously Tybee Gay Days) 2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend is a great opportunity for LGBT visitors and residents to show their pride and have a great time on the sunny, spring-time Georgia coast as well as nearby, historic Savannah.
Here’s just a teasing sampler of this year’s events:
FRIDAY, MAY 1ST
Happy Hour at Coco’s Sunset Grill: 5pm – 7pm
Lazaretto Creek Marina, Old US Hwy 80
Free Entry for happy hour and complimentary hors d’oeuvres.
Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend Kick-Off Party: 6:30pm
North Beach Grill, 33 Meddin Dr.
Party by the beach – the first 50 attendees get a free swag bag filled with goodies from sponsors.
SATURDAY, MAY 2ND
Beach Meet-Up: 10am – 2pm
Marlin Monroe’s, 404 Butler Ave.
Spend the day on the beach sipping cocktails and enjoying fresh seafood from Marlin Monroe’s.
Tybee Island Tour of Homes: 10am – 4pm
It’s the 18th annual Tybee Island Tour of Homes!
Tybee Rainbow Fest Parade: 3pm – 5pm
The parade will start at 4th Street, continue down Butler to Tybrisa, and end at Fannie’s on the Beach.
Marlin Monroe’s Party: 5pm – 3am
404 Butler Ave.
Party the night away at Marlin Monroe’s – Free entry!
Bernie’s Oyster Bar: 10pm – 3am
13 Tybrisa St
Bernie’s will be hosting a party with a Burlesque Show and DJ Vashti. Free entry – Donations for First City Network are appreciated.
SUNDAY, MAY 3RD
Sunday Brunch: 12pm – 2pm
Choose from three of Tybee Island’s outstanding restaurants and enjoy delicious, fresh coastal ingredients in an LGBT-friendly environment:
Marlin Monroe’s at 404 Butler Dr.
Fannie’s on the Beach at 1613 Strand Ave.
Bernie’s Oyster Bar at 13 Tybrisa St.
Beach Sweep: 2:30pm – 4pm
Fannie’s on the Beach, 1613 Strand Ave.
Help show your appreciation for Tybee Island’s hospitality by joining the Tybee Beautification Association to clean up the beach. Giving back feels sooooo good!
Tea Dance: 4pm
2nd floor of Fannie’s on the Beach, 1613 Strand Ave.
Further details for the full 2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend are still being filled in. Click this link for more updates as they happen.
2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend
May 1-3 – Tybee Island, GA
2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend Lodging
McMillan Inn is less than 30 minutes away from Tybee Island and is the perfect place to stay during the 2015 Tybee Rainbow Fest Weekend. Located in Savannah’s Landmark Historic District, our 1888, Italianate Revival Inn offers uncommonly lush appointments that will transport you to comfort – and relaxation and all within just minutes of both the festivities on Tybee Island and Savannah’s most popular destinations! Why stay anywhere else?