Fort Myers Beach Events

Sandsculpting Championship 2017 (31st Annual American Nov 17-26)

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Name: Sandsculpting Championship 2017 (31st Annual American Nov 17-26)
Date: November 17, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Event Description:

Come join us on Fort Myers Beach for the 31st Annual American Sandsculpting Championship and Beach Festival!  Last year's event featured 16 sculptors from three continents and this year's Championship promises to be even more exciting and will be the largest sand sculpting competition in the State.

This will be a fun-filled event that will include World Class Master Sand Sculptors, a State Championship contest,  Amateur contest, Quick Sand Speed Sculpting, Sand Sculpting Demonstrations and Lessons, Chain Saw Art, Flying Colors, a kids activity area with bounce houses and slides, and more than 50 vendors.


The event is scheduled for 10 days this year, the first week will be the Master Solos and Amateur divisions. The second week will be the Master Doubles and State Championship divisions. In all more than 25 Master Sand Sculptors and hundreds of amateurs will participate in the event.  Awards ceremonies will be on Sunday the 19th and also Sunday the 26th. Attendees will have the opportunity to view up to 30 works of art on display throughout the event. In all over 1000 tons of sand will be piled and sculpted.  

Don't miss out on what's sure to be the best event on Fort Myers Beach this season.  For help finding accommodation please click here.  And to receive up to date info and photos please like us on Facebook:

Potential vendors can download the application here.  If you have vendor questions please contact

If you would be interested to help as a volunteer at the American Sandsculpting Championship please contact  the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce at 239-454-7500 or by email at

This event is brought to you by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce.

Wyndham Garden Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn)
6890 Estero Blvd.
Fort Myers Bch, FL 33931

We highly recommend visitors to use the free parking and shuttle service from

Lover's Key State Park.
8700 Estero Blvd  
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Date/Time Information:
10am to 5pm daily
Contact Information:
Jason Camp
Daily admission to the 31st Annual American Sandsculpting Championship & Beach Festival is $7.  Children 4 and under are free.  Proceeds go to support local charity and Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce initiatives. 

Thanks to our corporate sponsors: