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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any additional questions, please fill out this inquiry form and someone from our team will get back to you. Thank you!

Can we buy tickets at the event?

Yes! Tickets will be available for purchase at the front entrance of the event.

Are wheelchairs permitted?

Yes! Disability Motorized Scooters and Wheelchairs are permitted, as well as Strollers and Kiddie Pull Wagons. We also have sand wheelchairs available on a first come, first serve basis. 

Can I bring a cooler or ice chest?

No. Outside ice chests and coolers are not permitted. Outside alcohol is also not permitted, but will be available for purchase within the event grounds. You may bring in water, which is also available for purchase.

Are dogs allowed?

Yes! Well-behaved dogs on leashes are allowed. Please note that The City of Port Aransas requires that dogs must be on a leash at all times (City Code, Chapter 4, Sec. 4-26). You must pick up after your dog (City Code, Chapter 4, Sec. 4-9). There will be bags available. Texas SandFest reserves the right to remove any dog from the festival grounds.

Can I bring a drone?

No, drones or other remote flying devices are not permitted on festival grounds.

Can we park our RV at Texas SandFest?

Yes! RV parking spots for vendors and visitors will be available on a “1st come 1st served” basis. The lot is near the north entrance to SandFest. The parking lot will open midday Thursday, April 13. No reservations are available.

  • NO SIDEWAYS PARKING. Nose or tail in parking only.

  • There are no utility hookups on the beach.

  • Please be aware of beach conditions — such as high tides, loose sand, wet sand and blowing sand.


SandFest is not responsible for RVs or vehicles stuck in the sand. SandFest is not responsible for any damages or loss.

Can I bring folding chairs and a tent?

You are permitted to bring in folding chairs as long as you do not block foot traffic, however pop-up tents and shelters are not allowed.

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