The Guardhouse




The Guardhouse is part of the Tybee Island YMCA and Recreation Department. Located in Chatham County near Savannah Georgia, this location will feel like a true getaway for your guests. The bright yellow exterior of the building sets a relaxed and friendly atmosphere from the moment your family and friends arrive at this venue. You and your new spouse will have the opportunity for perfect wedding day photos as you pose on the wrap around porch or in the lush green backdrop that surround this venue. Indoors, the different rooms are spacious and simple, the perfect complement to any decor of your choosing. Enjoy a wedding reception as your sip on delicious cocktails and dine on lavish food in this traditional and elegant wedding venue. Celebrate your new beginning and gather your loved ones at The Guardhouse for a wedding so memorable, you’ll be talking about for years to come.

Venue Style

Event Center, Community Center, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 100 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 7:00AM. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $600 for a ceremony and reception and includes 16 hours of rental time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony-only wedding with no reception is $100/hr with a 3 hour minimum. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Guardhouse is estimated at between $2,320 and $9,698 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Dance area

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Music must end by 10:00PM
No bartender required but permit required to serve alcohol