Map, Admission & Hours

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ADMISSION & HOURS

Friday, 11/10/17 and Saturday, 11/11/17 from 10 AM – 9 PM - See the sculptures under colored lights after sunset!

Sunday, 11/12/17 and Monday, 11/13/17 from 10 AM - 5 PM - Close up sand sculpture viewing inside the Sand Village.

Please know that the entry gates will close at 8:30 PM on Friday and Saturday and 4:30 PM on Sunday and Monday.  No entry will be permitted after these times.  Sculptures will be returned to their original state early Tuesday morning.

FESTIVAL TICKETS IN ADVANCE (ONLINE ONLY):

SKIP THE LINES and save some dimes - buy your tickets in advance today and save big! (Through October 29th only). Advance ticket holders access the Sand Village through a VIP line.   

RESERVED PARKING:  Available in advance and online only - limited.  Includes 2 one day adult tickets.

4 DAY PASS: $30 per person (Available in advance and online only) $20 for children ages 5 - 17 if accompanied by a paying adult. 

Children under 5 are free if accompanied by a paying adult.

ADULTS/MILITARY/SENIORS: $8.00 per person (Available in advance and online only)

New in 2017 - colored lights will dazzle our sparkling, white sand in the night on Friday and Saturday.  It will be spectacular!

Spend your time at the party tent until 9 PM on Friday and Saturday nights (vendors will close at 5 PM daily)

See live entertainment on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday this year under our tent in the center of the event. 

Watch artists compete during Quick Sand, a competition that pits 2 artists against one another while the audience determines what they carve in just 10 minutes! 

Bring your children to our Learning Curve to learn about our Siesta Key sand and sand from many other beaches around the world.

Participate in sand sculpting lessons and then participate in our amateur competition on Saturday.

FESTIVAL TICKETS AT GATE (Visa, MC or Cash)

ADULTS: $10 per day 

CHILD (Ages 5 - 17): $5 per day only if accompanied by a paying adult

Children under 5 are free only if accompanied by a paying adult.

MILITARY: $8 per day  - Active and Retired Military Personnel (Identification required.)

SENIORS (age 65 and up): $8 per day

Please see Event Schedule for more information about festival activities during the day.  Your admission includes  everything happening inside the Sand Village Perimeter every day until we close!

 

2016 Winner

Siesta Key Crystal Classic

November 10 - 13, 2017
Recently named America's #1 Beach, the Siesta Key Crystal Classic has become a favorite of the professional sand sculptors who have competed here.

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Become A Sponsor

The Siesta Key Crystal Classic offers sponsors high visibility, the opportunity to participate in a collaborative community event and a way to visibly support the cultural arts and our beautiful Siesta Beach.  With over 50,000 attendees, your brand or logo is exposed to over 25,000 people outside of Sarasota County.* 

 Please forward any inquiries regarding sponsorship to siestakeycrystalclassic@gmail.com.  Thank you!

*Based upon surveys of attendees from 2016 festival.

 

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