GaySavannah.com and GayTybeeIsland.com will offer Tybee Rainbow Fest from May 2-5.

The weekend will offer a non-stop mix of fun throughout the island, and this year's highlight will be the first Tybee Rainbow Fest Parade from 3-5 p.m. May 3. A $300 prize will be awarded for best parade entry. Several events require tickets, which go on sale March 25 online at GaySavannah.com and GayTybeeIsland.com. 

Friday, May 2

4-6 p.m.: Happy Hour at Coco's Sunset Grille, Lazaretto Creek Marina, Old U.S. Hwy. 80

Coco's Sunset Grill welcomes you to stop by on your way onto the island for happy hour and complimentary hors d'oeuvres.

6:30-10:30 p. m.: Kickoff Party at Tybee Wedding Chapel Ballroom, 1114 U.S. Hwy. 80

The fun begins at this lively soiree, which offers the opportunity to party at the newly built Grand Ballroom at the Tybee Wedding Chapel for a luau-themed dance party featuring Kristina Foxx, Angel Collins and Destiny Myklz. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to benefit Savannah Pride. There will be door prizes and a photobomb contest, in which a winner will receive $100 and two VIP passes to all of the weekend's events. Tickets are $10 per person and include heavy hors d'oeuvres. Tickets available online March 25.

10:30 p.m. -3 a.m.: Big Deck After Party at Tybee IslandSocial Club, 1311 Butler Ave.

Come party the night away on the deck at one of Tybee's premier party spots.

Saturday, May 3

10 a.m. -2 p.m.: Beach Day in front of Marlin Monroe's, 404 Butler Ave.

Spend the day relaxing on the beach, sipping cocktails and enjoying fresh seafood at Marlin Monroe's. This serves as the perfect kickoff for the summer season.


3-5 p.m.: Tybee Rainbow Fest Parade

Make history with us at this first-of-its-kind Tybee Rainbow Fest Parade. The parade will start at 4th Street, continue down Butler to Tybrisa and then down Strand (net proceeds benefit Tybee Marine Science Center). There will be a $300 prize for the best parade entry. For a parade application contact GayTybeeIsland.com at info@gaytybeeIsland.com.

         

5:30-10:30 p.m.: Fannie's on the Beach, Third Floor Dance Party, 1613 Strand Ave.

Party as the sun goes down with delectable hors d'oeuvres and drink specials all night. Tickets are $10 per person and include hors d'oeuvres. Tickets available online March 25.

10 p.m. to 3 a.m.: Foam Party at Bernie's Oyster House, 13 Tybrisa St.

Bernie's will be removing all of the tables and filling the restaurant and back deck with 6 feet of foam! It doesn't take much imagination to see that this will be a lot of fun. Tickets are $10 per person and will be available online March 25.

Sunday, May 4

11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Sunday Brunch at several locations, including Fannie's on the Beach, 1613 Strand Ave.; Marlin Monroe's, 404 Butler Ave.; Tybee Island Social Club, 1311 Butler Ave.; Bernie's Oyster House, 13 Tybrisa St.; Dolphin Reef, Oceanfront at 15th St.

Enjoy Tybee's best brunches at several participating restaurants, all of which feature fresh coastal ingredients in an LGBT-friendly environment.

2:30-4 p.m.: Beach Sweep for Tybee Beautification, 1613 Strand Ave.

Meet up in front of Fannie's on the Beach to join forces with the Tybee Beautification Association to clean up the beach and help keep Tybee beautiful. Don't miss this great event for a great cause!

Starting at 4 p.m.: Marlin Monroe's Tea Dance, 404 Butler Ave.

You don't want to miss this closing party held poolside. Tickets are $10 per person, available online March 25.