Tybee Wine Festival

Welcome to the Tybee Wine Festival

April 26-28, 2018 

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 10th 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.

2018 Events

Wine & Dine @The Shrine

April 26, 2018 6-9pm.  A gourmet dining experience catered by SAVOR…Savannah at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center with Executive Chef, Kasey Thexton, this Tybee Caribbean evening starts with appetizers and cocktails overlooking the best of Tybee’s expansive River and North End Ocean views.  Steel drums and sparkling lights create the ambiance for a culinary explosion of Caribbean flavored, three-course specially prepared meal paired with farm-to-table wines.   

Cocktails on the patio at 6 pm. Dinner at 7 pm.

Tickets:  Individual: $100
Table: $800 (includes reserved VIP seating for eight along the floor-to-ceiling windows offering the very best view of the Savannah River Channel available on Tybee). 
All tickets additionally include a 2018 Wine Festival wine glass, keepsake memento and a chance to win a special gift! Live auction of a select list very special items after dinner.

Tybee Post Pickin & Shuckin with Bubbles & Beer

April 27, 2018 6-9 pm.  A toast to the 10th Annual Tybee Wine Festival at an evening of roasted oysters and pig pickin’ with bubbles and beer on the lawn in front of the beautifully restored Tybee Post Theater. We’ll have a mountain of oysters from Ambos Seafoods, a pig, and pulled pork and brisket with all the fixin’s from Gerald’s Pig & Shrimp on Tybee all under a big tent for this delightfully casual and fun event. Then we’ll all move into the Theater for a lively concert starring Spec Hosti and his bluegrass band.  And everyone takes home a souvenir oyster knife and commemorative 2018 Tybee Wine Festival wine glass.

6-9  pm. Tickets: $65

Tickets: $65


The Grand Wine Tasting,

April 28, 2018 3-6pm. The Grand Wine Tasting is the Festival’s signature event featuring more than 100 international wines and samplings from the menus of our favorite Tybee restaurants and a few others nearby. This beautiful spring afternoon event set on the spacious grounds of the historic Tybee Light Station also features Sons Of Sailors, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band on our festival stage, a spectacular silent auction, and, as always, a commemorative 2018 Tybee Wine Festival wine glass to take home. So, bring your beach chair or blanket, relax on the Lighthouse lawn and enjoy this April afternoon of good food, fine wine and lots of fun!

Tickets: General admission $60;

VIP special, $100, includes  a special menu of hors d’oeuvres and a special selection of fine wines, all served under the big tent with tables and chairs for your wining and dining comfort.

 We hope you are planning on coming to the Grand Wine Tasting, Saturday. April 28. If you already have tickets, download the app for TASTEAVORE. Go to http://tasteavore.com/how-it-works. It’s a video to see how the app works, and then download to your IPhone or Android phone. You will be able to capture all the available information on any of the wines you try on Saturday. The 2018 TYBEE WINE FESTIVAL is going High Tech.

Participating Restaurants:




Our Lodging Sponsors: 



Our Media and Advertising Partners:


Our Services Sponsors:
Tybee Accountants


Our Recreational Activities Sponsors:

Our In-Kind Partners:


DrHarry Collins

Gerald’s Pig and Shrimp
Ambos Seafoods
Tybee Market IGA
Spec Hosti
Micheal Gaster, Gaster & Associates
Longwater Tree Service
Savannah River Farms


  • All persons must be of legal drinking age 21 or older
  • No dogs or pets are allowed at any event venues
  • All advance discount tickets are released in limited quantities and can sell out at any time without notice
  • All tickets sales are final & non-refundable
  • All events are rain or shine & event programs are subject to change without notice