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Revere Beach International Sand Castle Festival

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Official Website:Revere Beach International Sand Castle Festival
Location:Revere Beach Blvd., Revere, MA, 02151
Dates:Friday, July 21, 2017 - Sunday, July 23, 2017
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Kids, Teens
Category:Fairs & Festivals

Revere Beach International Sand Castle FestivalThe Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival is one of the largest sand sculpting festivals in the world! Master sand sculptors come from all over the world to compete for a grand prize.

As the largest Sand Sculpting Festival on the East Coast, we are pleased to welcome world-renowned artists and over 300,000 spectators to our sandy shores.

This year’s festival will run Friday, July 21st to Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 and our centerpiece sculpture will feature the U.S.S. Constitution. The 2017 International Sand Sculpting Festival will serve to provide an artistic representation and celebration of the engineering genius that are Tall Ships.

Make sure you come to Revere Beach on July 21st to marvel at a massive, twenty-foot-wide, sand-sculpture recreation of the USS Constitution along with a ten-foot-tall lighthouse.

In addition to the judges selections, there is a people’s choice award, allowing festival goers to vote on their favorite sculpture.

Along with amazing sand sculptures, the festival also includes fireworks, live entertainment, food trucks/stands, children's activities, and amusement rides.

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Event Highlights

* Master Sand Sculpting Competition * Interactive Learning Zone
* Live Entertainment * Community Village
* Gourmet Food Trucks * Exhibit Booths
* Fireworks Extravaganza * (9:00pm on Saturday)
* Sand Sculpting Lessons * Lots more…

The 2017 International Sand Sculpting Festival will also feature the availability of lessons from highly trained, sand sculpting professionals. Returning, once again, to lead these lessons are Sandi ‘Castle’ Stirling and Raymond Poirier of Ontario, Canada.

The Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival is free and open to the public. We encourage everyone to experience the beauty, history and fun that is Revere Beach.


Friday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am- 8:00 pm


Revere Beach Blvd., Revere, MA, 02151 map

Revere Beach is accessible from the Blue Line via Wonderland or Revere Beach stops. Free parking and shuttle service to the T will be available at Suffolk Downs. Parking is also available at the Wonderland Garage.


Sand Sculptures Were Amazing!
Sand sculptures were beautiful and quite creative. There were several food stands and stands with free samples set up as well. Parking is free on the street. Took a little while to find a spot but not bad. Revere Beach is a very nice beach though I would love to see a no smoking rule.

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