Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

The annual Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival will be taking place on Clearwater Beach beginning April 13 through to April 22, 2018.

The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival features the best Sand Sculptors in the world creating unbelievable art, right on the Clearwater Beach in the Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit. Walk through and see some of the most magnificent sand sculptures in the world. The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival is FREE but, those who wish to enter into the Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit, tickets will be required. Adult Admission is $10 each, Student Admission (6-17 years of age) is $6 each, Senior (55 years of age and older), Police, Fire and Educator Admission, ID Required, is: $8 each and Children 5 and younger are FREE. To purchase advance tickets, click here.

Sculptors will also have the opportunity to participate in a Master Sand Sculpting Competition that will also take place in the exhibit, guests will determine the winner by donating money to the exhibit/sculptor that they feel should win, the sculptor with the most money raised at the end, will win a $7,000 cash prize, all donations collected in the competition will benefit Clearwater’s Sandy Lane Elementary School.

The Giant Sandbox will be one of the most popular activities at the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival. Families will be able to play, dig and even climb in the sand.

On Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15 and Friday, April 20 through Sunday, April 22 there will be live concerts on the beach featuring Tobacco Road, Chris McCarty, The Black Honkey’s, Soul Circus Cowboys, Bus Stop Band, Pirate Flag, Mystik NRG, Riley Biederer, Storm Bringer and many more. Click Here for the full concert lineup. Also on these dates there will be Movies on the Beach at dusk with the following movies being shown:

  • Friday, April 13: Cars
  • Saturday, April 14: Justice League
  • Sunday, April 15: Megan Leavey
  • Friday, April 20: Zootopia
  • Saturday, April 21: Only The Brave
  • Sunday, April 22: Apollo 13

(Popcorn and other snacks will be available for purchase.)

Stop by the Sand  Bar for a beverage to enjoy while at the Sugar Sand Festival, and any of the vendors that will be on hand to pick up a bite to eat.

Also, don’t miss the Fireworks Display on Saturday and Sunday at 9:00pm on Clearwater Beach.

For a full list of events that will be happening throughout the Sugar Sand Festival, click here.


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