Dates, Times & Schedule

SandFest will happen rain or shine!

Dates & Times

This popular family event offers attendees a weekend of fun on the beach, while viewing magnificent works of sand art. Unique “island-style” jewelry, art, crafts, food and music will also be available.

Friday, April 21, 2017

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sculpture of a friar with bird

2016 Schedule

The 2017 schedule will be available in April 2017.

Friday, April 29, 2016

  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Masters’ area open
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Lesson Mountain & amateur area open
  • Noon – 6:00 PM: Vendors open
  • Noon – 6:00 PM: Beer & Wine Garden open
  • Noon – 1:30 PM: Jared Clark (Music Tent)
  • 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Rich Lockhart (Music Tent)
  • 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM: Amateur check-in (Amateur area)
  • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Clarissa Serna, Season 6 of The Voice (Music Tent)

Saturday, April 30, 2016

  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Advanced Amateur contest
  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Masters’ area open
  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Vendors open
  • 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM: Adult & Teen Amateur contests
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Lesson Mountain & amateur area open
  • 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Beer & Wine Garden open
  • 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Bonnie Lang (Duo) (Music Tent)
  • 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Guppy & Youth contests
  • Noon – 2:00 PM: Cord Carpenter (Music Tent)
  • 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Abbi Walker (Music Tent)
  • 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Amber Carrington, Season 4 of The Voice (Music Tent)
  • 5:30 PM: Amateur winners announced

Sunday, May 1, 2016

  • 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Advanced Amateur contest
  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Masters’ area open
  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM: Vendors open
  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM: Mike and Ken Show (Music Tent)
  • 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Lesson Mountain & amateur area open
  • 11:30 PM – 1:00 PM: Kara Stevens (Music Tent)
  • Noon – 6:00 PM: Beer & Wine Garden open
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Passing Strangers (Music Tent)
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Bonnie Lang (Trio)
  • 5:00 PM: Advanced Amateur & Masters Awards; Golf Cart Drawing
Cover of SandFest program.

Read all about Texas SandFest in the Official Guide to Texas SandFest (PDF)

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