Beach Concerts

Come celebrate the sunset and enjoy free live music on Clearwater Beach! It's a dance party in the sand!

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Street performing or busking is a live entertainment unlike any other.

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A street show draws its substance from its audience as many shows incorporate their acts around the actions of those watching the show. What makes busking even more unique is the fact that the audience decides the worth of the performance. There is never an admission fee and no tickets are sold.

This year's featured guest buskers are Wacky Chad and Nicolas Tweedy.

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Come see the night light up on Clearwater Beach with free fireworks! Bring a beach blanket or a low lying lawn chair to see a dynamite Fireworks display. You’ll have a blast!

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Cornhole Tournament

What's better than a beer and cornhole on the beach? Sign Up Now!

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College Cornhole Night
Practice: 6:30PM
Tournament: 7PM
$10 per player includes one complimentary bar ticket. No online registration.

Sugar Sand Cornhole Tournament
Registration & Practice: 10:30am
Tournament: 12pm-5pm
$30.00 per player includes one complimentary bar ticket. Register Online!

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Sand Sculpting Classes

Free Sugar Sand Sculpting Classes allow our guests a chance to create their own sand masterpiece. Workshops will be held beachside daily and carving tools will be supplied.

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Speed Sand Demonstrations

Watch the Pro’s compete against one another, in this free, fast paced, interactive live show!

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Have you ever wondered what a UFO flying over New York or an Eiffel Tower sand sculpture would look like? Here’s your chance! Crowd participants will be asked to write down a potential sand sculpture idea for the sculptors to carve. Sand sculptors have ten minutes to sculpt whatever prompt is randomly chosen.

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The Giant Sandbox

One of the most popular free attractions for kids and families! Parents can relax underneath an umbrella while the children dig, climb, and play on mounds of Sugar Sand Piles!

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Master Sand Sculpting Competition

The Master Sand Sculpting Competition takes place inside the Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit. Seven master sculptors will create their own artistic piece in addition to the main sculptures. This is a rare chance for visitors to watch the art of sand sculpting in action!

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Guests will select the winner of the $6,000 Master Sand Sculpting Competition cash prize. Vote for your favorite sculpture by donating cash or small change. The sculptor who raises the most money wins the competition.Every penny counts!
All of the proceeds collected will be donated to Sandy Lane Elementary School in Clearwater.

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Photo Opportunity

Every adult or senior Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit ticket includes a complimentary photo! Check out CCM’s Photo Stop located outside the exhibit for photo souvenirs like canvas prints and custom photobooks.

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Movies on the Beach

Join us for Sunset Cinema our FREE outdoor movie theater under the stars. Sunset Cinema is great for family outings, date night, or just to get together with friends! Bring a blanket or low lying lawn chair! Popcorn and concessions available on-site. Movies begin at dusk.

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Artisans and Crafters

Stroll through Pier 60 to see an eclectic variety of handmade treasures by the sea!

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VIP Lounge Experience

Come enjoy the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival in style with a swanky experience!

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VIP access gets you into the tented bar area with private air conditioned restrooms, lounge seating and live DJ. VIP ticket holders will also get admission to the Sugar Sand Walk Exhibit, a Shephard’s 40th anniversary T-shirt and swag bag, complimentary beer or wine drink tickets, admission to Shephard’s Wave Nightclub and more.

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Knockerballs, water slides, bounce houses, bungee jumps, aqua balls and more!