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First day okay!

We discovered that parking on the beach [with your parking beach pass] is the way to go as there... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Grapeland, Texas
1st SandFest visit

This was our 1st visit to SandFest 2017. We decided to go early in order to beat the crowds. Let... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
San Antonio, Texas
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When life hands you sand, make sand castles! And that’s just what the folks down in Port Aransas do during their annual Texas Sandfest. Of course, this being Texas, they’ve got to do it bigger and aim to do it better than anybody else. With...more
On the beach between SandCastle Dr & Beach Access Road 1A, Port Aransas, TX
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visit Port Aransas for SandFest every year. It’s always a good time. The sand sculptures get better every year.

Thank SanAntonio2110
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was really a fun day. Great talent from the artist. Plenty of vendors for food and drinks and gifts.

Thank darmar01
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Took a wonderful 3 hour drive to Port Aransas for the Texas SandFest.... The drive was the best part. The Free ferry service went well getting us to Port Aransas - But, the SandFest was very disappointing.... A few average sand art projects were on...More

1  Thank Hugh S
Reviewed 1 May 2018

My last experience at a sandfest sculpture was the International Sand Sculpture held at Virginia Beach. It is much more organized and way more comfortable to attend. The artist's sculptures here were amazing and although we did not attend the finals, impressive just the same....More

Thank bonaventure
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Except Port A is not ready this year. A lot of the lodging is not yet open and very few of the restaurants are back open. Those that are are packed. The wait for the ferry to leave the island on Saturday afternoon was over...More

1  Thank Phil R
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We discovered that parking on the beach [with your parking beach pass] is the way to go as there are free buggy rides to the festivities. Things seemed well organized. There are a ton of vendors - food and merchandise. What would make it better...More

6  Thank ConnieC779
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Good times with family and pets. We attend Sandfest every year. It's always a good time with wonderful sand sculptures and friendly people. My only recommendation would be to provide more places to rest and get out of the sun.

Thank SanAntonio2110
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Our first time to Port Aransas Sand Festival. We had alot of fun. We went both Sat. and Sunday. Saturday the artist were still working creating their master pieces. When we arrived Sunday wow we got to see their creations. Some were so amazing. We...More

2  Thank janetF4615JR
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This was our 1st visit to SandFest 2017. We decided to go early in order to beat the crowds. Let me say that we were cold! The weather warmed up a little, so we got over it quickly. If you are going when it 1st...More

Thank LISA C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We've never been to the sand fest - not sure why after going this year. Very family friendly, cheap ($10 per adult for all 3 days and kids under 12 free), and what we were worried most about, parking, was a breeze. Just get a...More

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