Siesta Key Amateur Sand Sculpting Contest
Sarasota County Parks’ Amateur Sand Sculpture Contest will return to Siesta Beach on Saturday, May 5, for the 46th year. Come with buckets and shovels in hand and great ideas for your creation.
This free, family-friendly event is open to all ages and all amateur skill levels. Cash prizes, which are sponsored by the Friends of Sarasota County Parks and the Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, are awarded to first, second and third-place finishers in the adult individual, adult team, children (10 years old and younger) and youth (11-17 years old) categories. There is also an award for the overall people’s choice winner.
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. May 5 on Siesta Beach near the yellow lifeguard stand, where participants will be assigned a 10-foot-by-10-foot square. Judging begins at 1 p.m., and awards are presented at 2 p.m. Spectators are invited to vote for the people’s choice award.
Siesta Beach is located at 948 Beach Road, Siesta Key. For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.