Siesta Key Crystal Classic Nov 15 - 18
Sand Sculpting Festival in Sarasota
You are fascinated by sand artists who create magnificent sand buildings? Come to Siesta Key Beach from 15.-18. November 2019!
"The Siesta Key Crystal Classic" is an amazing Master Sand Sculpting competition. Since 2010, international sand sculpting artists meet every November to create numerous sculptures out of tons of fine sand. The jury selects winners for solo and team artists. The announcement will be made on Sunday afternoon.
Even for amateurs there will be the opportunity to prove their skills in the "The Crystal Classic Amateur Competition". For this competition on Saturday, there are different classes. The winners will be awarded the same day.
The “Quick Sand Contests”, which take place several times on Friday and Saturday, are also fascinating. Within 10 minutes, a participant has to create something out of a pile of sand, that fits to a given word. The applause of the audience will be used as an indicator for the best result. Winners advance to the next round. The competition culminates at the finals on Sunday at 12:30.
Other highlights of the festival are:
- Learning Curve Tent with tips for building yourself
- Bearfoot Beach Party Tent with live music and bar
- Vendor Village with food, drink and stalls
- Evening illumination of the sculptures
More info at siestakeycrystalclassic.com.