Siesta Key Beach – Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition
Siesta Key will be busy this weekend as spectators of the this weekend’s Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition on Siesta Beach will be out to see master sculptors and local sculptors shape fabulous creations. The featured centerpiece is a 6-foot-tall, 300-ton sand masterpiece with the logos of the event sponsors.
Today, Thursday, November 18 is the kickoff day for the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition that will run through Sunday, Nov. 21.
$18,000 of price money is up for grabs by eleven teams of two sculptors competing. This Siesta Key event includes live music, hands-on sand sculpting classes, and an amateur sand sculpting competition. There is also a vendor village for local businesses.
Mote’s Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program will receive the proceeds for the sand sculpture competition.
Tickets are available for an up-close view of the sculptures. For more information visit: www.mote.org/crystalclassic.