Tybee Island’s history with pirates isn’t just confined to our annual Pirate Fest that is held every year in October. For many decades during the 18th century, pirates actually roamed the seas of the southeast coast and many pirates used Tybee Island and other barrier islands along the Georgia coast, not only as a safe haven, but also as hiding places for treasure.
Understanding the Pirate Fest – Festival Zone Wristband Policy During Pirate Festival weekend, if you want to drink an alcoholic beverage on the streets you need a wristband. Here’s your guide to enjoying the revelry with a tankard in hand:
On October 8-11, Tybee Island, Georgia, will celebrate its 11th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest. Swashbucklers, wenches, & scallywags of all ages will converge on the island, celebrating the colorful, seafaring history of the Georgia coast. Every Columbus Day weekend, Tybee Island’s South Beach parking lot transforms into a lively pirate village, with live music and fun for the whole family.
We are happy to announce the 2015 Tybee Pirate Fest headline acts for the! We hope you all will join us for another fun filled year!