Get ready to be amazed by the incredible works of art on Siesta Key Beach this autumn. The Siesta Key Crystal Classic will showcase the exceptional skills of some of the world’s most talented sand sculptors. Taking place from November 15 to November 18, 2019, this event is both artistic and perfect for families and should definitely be added to your must-see list.
The Siesta Key Crystal Classic, located just a quick trip away from downtown Sarasota, is a must-see destination. This eight-mile island, surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, boasts stunning turquoise waters and beautifully fine sand. Renowned as the best beach in America, Siesta Key’s sand is distinctive for its pure white quartz composition, creating the impression of sand sculptures carved from marble.
The Siesta Key Crystal Classic on Siesta Key saw professional sand sculptors battling it out for the grand prize. The four-day event had the artists working tirelessly for 24 hours, creating stunning sand art displays that left the audience awestruck. Not just limited to the professionals, the competition named Residual gave everyone a chance to showcase their skills. The sculptures made from the giant sand dunes were an absolute delight to watch, and the intricate details of each piece were mind-boggling.
The Siesta Key Crystal Classic is a wonderful celebration of cultural and visual arts that has been running for eight successful years. Each year, over 200,000 people flock to the coast of Siesta Key to enjoy the festival. The event features an impressive collection of life-size displays, some of which soar over ten feet tall, creating a vibrant outdoor art gallery on the beach.
Looking for a fun family weekend activity? Look no further than the Siesta Key Crystal Classic. This event is not just any sand sculpting contest, it offers so much more including sand sculpting demonstrations and lessons, live music, and entertainment. You can also find a variety of local food and beverage vendors as well as a village shopping area. But that’s not all, there’s also a popular Quick Quick Sand contest and an educational Curve Learning Area. With all these activities, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Catch a glimpse of the skilled sculptors as they showcase their creativity and vie for the top prize ribbon in both Judges of Choice and People’s Choice categories at Siesta Key Crystal Classic event. And, if you stick around until dusk, you’ll be treated to an electrifying musical performance and spiritual blessings that’ll set the tone for the magnificent sand sculptures that glow under the enchanting light display.