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Posted on: July 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] July Fourth FAQs about Tybee Island's Status

Holiday FAQs


The phones have been ringing off the hook this week with the same few questions as everyone prepares to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday at the beach. We’ve compiled them into an FAQ to help get the word out. Be Safe and Have Fun!

  1. Is the beach open for the Fourth of July? Yes the beaches and most local businesses are open. You are allowed to bring chairs, coolers and umbrellas on the beach a this time. Please follow these Beach Rules while you are here. Remember to take your trash off the beach when you leave.
  2. Are masks mandatory on Tybee Beaches? No, you are not required to wear a mask anywhere on Tybee Island. However we encourage everyone to take proper safety measures and practice social distancing in public places.
  3. Is there a July 4th fireworks show this year? No, Tybee Island has cancelled its annual fireworks show for 2020. Please follow our fireworks laws to respect your neighbors and avoid legal trouble.
  4. Do I have to pay for parking on Tybee during the Holiday weekend? Yes. Parking is $3.50/hour and enforced 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 365 days a year. Use the Park TYB App to easily pay for parking. You can avoid traffic and parking hassles by taking the Tybee Shuttle.
  5. Are lifeguards on the beach? Yes we do have lifeguards on duty. Lifeguard stands are located at North Beach, 3rd St, 10th St, 14th thru 19th St and Chatham Avenue. But we encourage you to visit our website to learn about local beach conditions for your safety. We have rip tides and other dangerous water conditions.
  6. Can I bring my dog to the beach? Pets, glass, kegs, fires, and motorized vehicles are all prohibited on Tybee beaches. All beach rules are posted at beach crossovers and here on our website (scroll to bottom of page to view). Know before you go!
  7.  What are City Hall’s holiday hours? City Hall will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day. Otherwise, we are open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until further notice. Entrance is temporarily through the north side door off of 4th Street.

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