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The Siesta Key Crystal Classic Sand Sculpting Festival

Siesta Beach

Date: 11/10/2023 - 11/13/2023
Starts: 10am
Ends: Varies

Watch artists converge on Siesta Key (about an hour from Anna Maria Island) to compete in a fantastic Master Sand Sculpting competition, and on Saturday evening, enjoy the sculptures under colored lights after sunset and vote for your favorite sand sculpture! Click here for more details and the event schedule. 

Check out the other attractions, including The Learning Curve - sand sculpting lessons and demonstrations are hosted multiple times daily, Fri - Sun; 4 days of live bands under the huge entertainment tent; Quick Sand - an ongoing contest of speed and skill; plus, the Amateur Competition on Saturday.

Also, the Barefoot Beach Bar Party Tent is open all 4 days with music and a full bar- no entry fee. 

Vendor Village surrounding Sand Village features 80+ retail vendors and 5 food trailers open to the public.