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The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival Announces 2020 Dates

Due to the success of the 2019 event and 2020 Easter holiday, the festival will be 17 days again

Post Date:06/26/2019 7:40 AM

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Time to mark your calendars and begin planning for the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival on Clearwater Beach. The Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival continues to grow into one of Florida’s most exciting events attracting people from all over the world each year. Due to the overwhelming success of last year’s Sugar Sand Festival and the 2020 Easter Holiday, this year’s festival will stretch for 17 days again, April 10-26. This will allow people more time to visit, and also give those visiting for the Easter holiday a chance to see this unique and affordable event.

General admission to the sculpture exhibit will be $10, $8 for children 4-10 years old and free for children 3 years old and younger. Tickets will also be $8 for those 60 and older, military personnel, police officers, firefighters and teachers. These discounted tickets will be available at the gate only with proper identification. All other tickets can be purchased online at beginning in January 2020.

Each year, the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival continues to grow in popularity and garner national attention. Last year’s event drew in more than 200,000 visitors throughout its 17-day run. The festival has also received numerous awards and continues to attract visitors from around the world.

About the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

Fourteen world-class artists craft elaborate sand sculptures from Clearwater’s internationally famous sugar sand. The works of art are on display in a 21,000-square-foot structure. More than 1,000 tons of Clearwater sand takes on a new life, bringing visitors on a magical journey. The festival is a joint effort between Sunsets at Pier 60, a 501(c)3 organization and the city of Clearwater.

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