There's no better way to see Clearwater Beach's famous white sand in action. The first Saturday of this 10-day festival is sure to be full of fun. Watch as artists work their magic on the 20 tons of sand to go with this year's theme, "All Out Music." Let the kiddos make their mark in the Giant Sand Box.
Sugar Sand Exhibit: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wander through the tented display of larger than life sand masterpieces. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6-17, and free for children 5 and under.
Free Sand Sculpting Class: 4:30 p.m.
Learn tips and tricks from the pros on how to create your own sand masterpiece. You'll even get a chance to get your hands a little dirty and try some new techniques!
Speed Sand Demonstration: 5 p.m.
Watch the pros compete against one another, in the free, fast paced, and interactive show.
Free Concert on the Beach: BLACK HONKEYS (R&B, Soul & Rock 'n Roll), 7 p.m.
Stay for sunset and a party in the sand with live music
Sunset Cinema Outdoor Movie: Dream Girls, dusk
Gather your group and find a spot on the lawn for Sunset Cinema's FREE outdoor movie. Bring a blanket or low lying lawn chair. Popcorn and concessions available on-site.
Bright House Blast Fireworks: 9 p.m
Watch as the sky lights up and the the gulf glitters under a spectacular fireworks show, just off the shore of Clearwater Beach.