Map, Admission & Hours

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ADMISSION & HOURS

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ADMISSION GATES CLOSE 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE SAND VILLAGE CLOSING DAILY

Friday, 11/11/16 through Tuesday, 11/15 /16 from 10 AM – 5 PM - CLOSE UP SAND SCULPTURE VIEWING INSIDE SAND VILLAGE PERIMETER:

  • See live entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 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, new this year, to learn about our Siesta Key sand and sand from many other beaches around the country. 
  • Participate in sand sculpting lessons and participate in our amateur tournament on Saturday.

 

DAY OF FESTIVAL - ON SITE PURCHASES: $5 for Children 5 - 17;  $10 for ADULTS.  Children under 5 are free.  ATM IS NEARBY BUT WE WILL ACCEPT VISA, MASTERCARD OR CASH AT ENTRANCE.

$8 per day for Active and Retired Military Personnel and Seniors (age 65 and up).  Identification required for admission.

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!

Meet the Artists Party & Sponsors Celebration Event, Tuesday, November 8th - 6 PM - 8 PM

Location at Mattison's 41

Purchase tickets online for $39 per person.

Meet all 24 Master Sculptors in one location, up close and personal. 

2016 Winner

Siesta Key Crystal Classic

November 10 - 14, 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.

Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors.

 

Off Site Transportation

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 40,000 attendees, your brand or logo is exposed to over 25,000 people outside of Sarasota County.* 

 

*Based upon surveys of attendees from 2015 festival.

 

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