Sandcastle Season in the Sunshine State

Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in United Kingdom Releases | Comments Off on Sandcastle Season in the Sunshine State

November in Florida can only mean one thing – sandcastles – and lots of them!

United Kingdom, October 2018 – Head to Florida this November to see some of the world’s most talented sand sculptors create intricate works of art from sand. Sarasota, Fort Myers and Key West will each host sand sculpting competitions and festivals throughout the month, where attendees can watch the art of sand sculpting in action and enjoy live music and tasty food on Florida’s award-winning beaches.

Anyone hoping to improve their own sand sculpting skills should look no further than Beach Sand Sculptures. The north-west Florida based company gives one-on-one or family lessons in the art of sandcastle building and can meet visitors on any number of Florida’s north-west beaches. Lessons start at £170 for groups of up 5 people. 

Find out more about Florida’s sand sculpting events taking place in November:

Nov 9-12, 2018 – Siesta Key Crystal Classic, Sarasota 

Nov 16-25, 2018 – American Sandsculpting Championship and Beach Festival, Fort Myers  Nov 21 – 25, 2018 – International Sand Art Competition, Key West 

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Or our How to Do Florida: Sand Sculpting video is available here:



Hannah Mulvey



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