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2018 Siesta Key Classic - Watch as the Master Sculptors come and showcase their talents and see who wins the coveted 1st place ribbon for both Judge's Choice and the People's Choice. Stay until the sun sets and watch as the event kicks into high gear with live music and libations, while the impressive sand sculptures are illuminated by a beautiful light display.

Dates: November 9th-November 12th, 2018

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Here is a complete schedule for the 2018 Siesta Key Crystal Classic. Visit their website for more information:  https://www.siestakeycrystalclassic.com/

Friday - November 9, 2018

Start End Activity

10:00 5:00

Festival Opens - Hours of Operation

10:00 5:00 Vendor Village Hours of Operation - Vote for your Favorite Sculpture - Drop Box at each plot

10:30 11:00 Sand Sculpting Demonstration in the Learning Curve Tent

11:00 11:30 Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

11:00  5:00 Party Tent Hours of Operation at Main Entrance - Beer Outlets Open

11:30  1:30

John Patti and Sunny Jim - Live on Main Stage

12:30 1:00 Quick Sand Competition - Sand Gallery Stage

1:00 5:00 Masters Compete

2:00 4:30

Ari and the Alibis

- Live on Main Stage

2:30

3:00 Sand Sculpting Demonstrations in the Learning Curve Tent

3:00 3:30 Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

4:30 5:00

Admission Sales End - 4:30 PM

Quick Sand Competition - Sand Gallery Stage - Event Closes

Saturday - November 10, 2018

Start End Activity

10:00 9:00 Festival Hours of Operation (Amateur Competition sign-ups inside Perimeter)

 9:00 2:00 Amateur Competition: Signups at 9 AM - Competition from 10 AM - 2 PM

10:00 5:00 Vendor Village Hours of Operation - Vote for your favorite sculpture inside the perimeter - drop box at each sculpture plot

10:00 3:00 Amateur Contest Begins in southwest corner of event perimeter

11:00 9:00 Party Tent Hours of Operation at Main Entrance Serving Adult Beverages

10:00 1:00

Island Chill Band

- Live on Main Stage

10:30 11:30 Sand Sculpting Demonstration followed by Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

12:30 1:00 Quick Sand competition at the Sand Gallery Stage

1:00 2:00 Sand Sculpting Demonstration followed by Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

1:00 5:00 Masters Compete

2:00 5:00

Twinkle

- Live on Main Stage

3:30 4:30 Sand Sculpting Demonstration followed by Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

4:00 4:30 Amateur Contest winners announced - Main Entertainment Stage - Prizes Awarded

4:30 5:00 Quick Sand Competition - Sand Gallery Stage

6:00 9:00

Reverend Barry and the Funk - Live on Main Stage

8:30   Admission Tent and Merchandise Sales Close - Sand Village open until 9 PM

Sunday - November 11, 2018

Start End Activity

10:00 9:00 HAPPY VETERAN’S DAY! Event Opens - Hours of Operation

10:00 5:00 Vendor Village Hours of Operation - Vote for your favorite sculpture - drop box located at each sculpture plot for People’s Choice!

10:00 1:00

Tropical Ave. Band

- Live on Main Stage

10:30 11:30 Sand Sculpting Demonstration followed by Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

11:00 9:00 Party Tent Hours of Operation at Main Entrance

12:30 1:00 Quick Sand Competition - Sand Gallery Stage

2:00 3:00 Sand Sculpting Demonstration followed by Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

2:00 5:00

Kettle of Fish

- Live on Main Stage

3:00 3:30 Awards Ceremony with ABC 7’s Bob Harrigan

3:30 4:30 Sand Sculpting Demonstration followed by Sand Sculpting Lessons in the Learning Curve Tent

4:30        5:00Quick Sand - Final Session!  Find out who wins the Quick Sand Competition!

4:30 5:00 Quick Sand Competition - Sand Gallery Stage

6:00 9:00

22N

- Live on the Main Stage

8:30   Admission Tent and Merchandise Sales Close - Sand Village open until 9 PM

Monday - November 12, 2018 - Last Day!

Start End Activity

10:00 5:00

Hours of Operation - Vote for your favorite sculpture on Monday!  Voting closes Monday at 5:00 as this is the last day of the festival.

People’s Choice Award will be announced on Tuesday, 11/13 online on our site and Facebook.

PLEASE NOTE:  Admission Tent and Merchandise Sales close daily 30 minutes prior to the Sand Village closing.  Please plan accordingly.

10:00 4:00 Vendor Village Open

12:00 3:00

A Train

- Live on Main Stage

10:00 5:00

Please read here for more detail regarding accessibility.

Admission Tent and Merchandise Sales close daily 30 minutes prior to the Sand Village closing.  Please plan accordingly.

*Please note: a walking mat WILL NOT be in place during the festival.   Please use the beach wheelchairs available free of charge every day the festival is open if you are in need of accessibility other than walking through the sand. First come, first served.

**Sculptures will be returned to their original sand state on Wednesday, 11/14 in the early AM.  Viewing them up close after 5 PM on Monday will not be possible.

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