Long Beach Sand Sculpture Art & Music FestivalSaturday & Sunday August 13 - 14, 2016


Long Beach Sand Sculpture Art & Music Festival

Live Music, DJ's, kids Activities, Shop Vendors,
Craft Beer & Wine Garden, Food Court and more!

 

When

August 13-14, 2016

10:00am to 9:00pm Saturday August 13th

10:00am to 6:00pm Sunday August 14th


Event Information

This year's 84th Annual Long Beach Sand Sculpture Competition will feature an impressive centerpiece sculpture built from a dream team of professionals creating an impressive work of art from sand for your enjoyment. The sculpture will be dramatically lit for incredible night time viewing.

You can also try your creative design skills and build your own sculpture.
Or simply wander the varied vendor booths of Art, Crafts and Food Tents.
There will even be Bar Service available (for those over 21) to partake
while enjoying some of Long Beach's best live music!

 

Amateur contest sign up on site Saturday between 7:00am and 9:00am judging at 2:00pm Please bring everything you'll need... Shovels, buckets etc.


Try your hand at sand sculpting and win up to $500! Sign-up your own sand sculpting team of up to 10 at www.lbsandcastle.com The community competition will take place Saturday, August 15th from 9:00am - 3:00pm

Join us for the day to simply meander our arts and crafts vendor booths and food tents while enjoying some of Long Beaches best live music.

Do you have kids? The event will include an impressive kid’s zone, where kids can build their own sandcastles! (with parent supervision) giant slides, jumpers, climbing wall, parachute drop, hamster balls and a lot more fun.

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We look forward to seeing you at this year's event!
Also if you are interested in volunteering to help out! 


FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Live Music: 

:: Saturday August 13th ::

Blanket Band - 12PM

DJ Spins - 1PM

Taylor Craford - 2PM

DJ Spins - 3PM

The Cold Shoulders - 4PM

DJ Spins- 5PM

Unset - 5:30PM

DJ Spins - 6:30PM

Klepto K & King Relik - 7PM

DJ Spins - 8PM

9PM - Music Ends

 

:: Sunday August 14th ::

Tall Walls - Noon

DJ Spins - 1PM

Big Bad Rooster - 2PM

DJ Spins - 3PM

Bearwulf - 4PM

DJ Spins - 5PM

6PM - Music Ends



Sculpting Competition:

:: Saturday August 13th ::

Professional Sand Sculptors and Semi-Pro teams crafting their masterpieces

10AM Event Kick-Off

5PM Day Wrap-Up

 

:: Sunday August 14th ::

Community Sand Sculpting Competition

10AM Event Kick-Off

5PM Day Wrap-Up


Parking

The parking lot between the pier and the Belmont Plaza Pool
and the parking lot east of the pool.

 

Do you have kids? The event will also include a Kid’s Zone, where they can build their own sandcastles! (with parent supervision). We’ll also have giant slides, jumpers, a climbing wall, a parachute drop, hamster balls and a lot more fun

 

PLEASE CONSIDER ARRIVING VIA PUBLIC TRANSIT, RIDE SHARE SERVICES, ON FOOT, OR BY BIKE — PARKING WILL BE EXTREMEMLY LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT. ALSO, PLEASE NOTE THAT NO DOGS WILL BE PERMITTED INSIDE THIS EVENT... NO EXCEPTIONS.
YOUR COOPERATION IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.

 

Granada Beach
Belmont Shore, CA 90803

Event Sponsorship Opportunities

 

Retail Vendor Space Available

Click the links below to view and print documents

Click here to download / view Retail Vendor Requirements - Application

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Important

Selling vendors are required to obtain a Special Events Vendor Permit from the
Business License Department for the event. The current fees are $50.37 PER DAY.

Link to the City of Long Beach Licensing Application Click Here. On that page see
heading "Special Events" at the bottom of that heading i s a link to the application...
"Special Events Vendor Application"

Food Vendors will need will need a "Temporary Food Facility Permit"
Click Here


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