04/26/2018 - 11:00am to 04/28/2018 - 11:00am
The 2018 Tybee Wine Festival dates will be April 26-28 with the Grand Wine Tasting at the Tybee Island Light Station, Sat. April 28, 3-6 pm!
"The Tybee Wine Festival has truly evolved into one of Tybee's signature annual events, growing year over year in popularity," said Cindy Meyer, this year's Tybee Wine Festival chairperson. "The festival is the perfect way to experience Tybee Island during such a beautiful time of the year. The festival offers attendees a welcome respite from the pressures of our busy lives with fantastic food and wine in a glorious island setting."
Sip international wines and sample fresh coastal seafood and other culinary delights at the Tybee Wine Festival. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit historic Tybee Post Theater. The Tybee Wine Festival is one of the Tybee Post Theater’s major fundraising events. Now in its 9th year, the Festival will feature fun and unique wine and food experiences, combined with extraordinary live musical performances – all taking place within the beautiful surroundings of Tybee Island, just a few miles east of Historic Savannah, GA.
The festival opens Thursday with Wine & Dine @ The Shrine, a gourmet dining experience that starts with appetizers and cocktails on the patio overlooking the water. Then we venture inside for a three-course gourmet meal and paired farm-to-table wines with each course. Steel drums and sparkling lights create the enchanting ambiance.
Wine & Dine @ The Shrine:
Cost per person:
$100 individual, or a Table, $800
Date: Thursday, April 26
Time: 6 – 9pm
Location: Tybee Lite Shrine Club
On Friday night, we move to the Tybee Post Theater, where we'll experience Pickin and Shuckin With Bubbles & Beer! It's a casual, fun evening with roasted oysters, pig pickin' and live entertainment on the lawn spotlighting the beautifully restored Post Theater. Every patron takes home a commemorative oyster knife.
Tybee Post Pickin & Shuckin with Bubbles & Beer
Cost per person: $65
Date: Friday, April 27th
Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm
Location: Tybee Post Theater
And everyone turns out for The Grand Wine Tasting Saturday at the Tybee Light Station.This event always features a hundred wines from around the world and food tastings from Tybee's most beloved local restaurants. This year, we've got Sons of Sailors, a great Jimmy Buffett tribute band from Nashville on the festival stage. The giant silent auction is back this year. And of course, everyone takes home a souvenir 2018 Tybee Wine Festival wine glass. So bring your blanket or beach chair and enjoy this perfect spring afternoon with your friends and neighbors!
Cost per person: $65
VIP Special: $100
Date: Saturday, April 28th
Time: 3-6pmLocation: Tybee Lighthouse Grounds