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Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival will feature world-class sculptors on Clearwater Beach

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Posted at 10:36 AM, Apr 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-12 13:37:34-04

CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. — Featuring world-class sculptors and 1,000 tons of sand, the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival begins next week on Clearwater Beach!

This 17-day celebration will transform America’s No. 1 Beach into an artistic paradise April 12-28.

This year's theme, A Journey Around the Globe, will feature immaculate sculptures of renowned destinations and prominent landmarks from around the world.

PHOTOS: Stunning sand sculptures at Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

With a week added to this year’s event, The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival stands out as one of the best sand sculpture festivals in Florida, with world-renown sand artists entered to win the best in show with their crazy-cool sand creations.

Head to Clearwater Beach and get your ticket to peruse the expansive 21,000-square foot structure, and gaze at the artists at work creating their amazing sculptures using Clearwater’s internationally famous sugar sand. With free live music, fireworks, kid’s play zones, and sand sculpting classes there’s more fun to have during the festival than grains of sand on Clearwater Beach.

This ticketed exhibit can only be seen once a year, and no two years are alike.

Daily Ticket Prices:

  • $10 General Admission
  • $8 Children (Ages 4-10)
  • Free for Ages 3 and under

The event will also showcase delicious food, cold beverages and much more. Volunteers are still needed! If you're interested, click here.

Remember, these aren’t sandcastles — they’re premiere works of art. Don’t forget your camera!