This festival is fun, costs very little to attend, and it’s at Fort Myers Beach.
I thought that might get your attention.
The 2012 American SandSculpting Championship and Beach Festival blows into Fort Myers Beach (Holiday Inn Fort Myers Beach, 6890 Estero Boulevard) Nov. 16-25, 2012. This popular, family-friendly event features 16 of the world's best Master Sculptors competing for the ‘American Solo Champion’ title, ten of the world’s top Master Sculptors competing for the ‘American Doubles Champion’ title, plus many local and amateur sculptors.
But admiring the amazing works of art is just the tip of the sandbar. The Festival features:
And I really like this idea. You can step inside a specially designed sculpture and have your photo taken.
Sounds perfect for holiday cards!
The details: The event will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults and children 5 and older. Children under 4 get in free. Advance tickets are available at discounted prices.
Fun Fact: The sculptors will pile and carve over 1,000 tons of sand to create their works of art at Fort Myers Beach this year.