Greg Grady and Greg Grady Sr.


Greg J. Grady (G2)

Derry, New Hampshire 

New Hampshire native, Greg is a self-taught artist and a 2nd generation sand sculptor. What started as a hobby on summer vacations as a young child has turned into following in the footsteps of his father. His Irish luck would have him apprenticing under the world’s best sand sculptors, playing in the biggest of sand boxes, and traveling to beaches across the country. A passion for sand had turned into a career over the last decade. Greg has made sand sculptures for just about every event imaginable, from the simple but very important wedding proposal, to the largest of corporate events, to being a part of successful attempts at setting Guinness World Records.

A honed talent and love for creating has expanded to working with other mediums over the years such as snow, wood, foam, stone, pumpkins and more.



Greg Grady Sr.

Hampton, New Hampshire

For me the beach isn’t just a place to stick an umbrella in the sand and enjoy the ocean. For me the beach is a place to create and display mine – and others – fabulous sand sculptures like here in Siesta Key. Artist and professional sand sculptor, as well as being the driving force behind the hugely successful Hampton Beach, New Hampshire Masters competition held each June. My love for the ocean has provided myself and many others a life time of grateful memories.

If you’d like to build a sand sculpture yourself, I’ll give you a lesson. Also, organizer for group cooperate events, birthday parties, weddings, grand openings or wherever wonderful whimsy is needed. “If you can dream it, we can build it”.



The free Siesta Key Breeze Trolley runs daily from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm to and from Siesta Key Village and Turtle Beach. A mobile app is available to track the trolley in real time.

New transportation on and off Siesta Key is now available via Sarasota County’s OnDemand Service.

Customers can request a ride via a mobile app, which is available in app stores for iPhone and Android devices, online at, or by calling 941-300-1553. OnDemand uses accessible minivans and operates similarly to today’s popular ridesharing services like Uber and Lift. The OnDemand vehicle will pick up customers and take them to their destinations within the same zone.

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