U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge & Dimensional Art Expo

Looking for something fun for Labor Day Weekend in San Diego? This 4-day event is fun for the entire family starting August 31st to September 3rd. Come for an entertainment filled weekend with gourmet food trucks, kid activities, dimensional art for your home and garden and of course the main event, the amazing, out of this world sand sculptures.


sand sculptures illuminated at night


This year will be the first time for the Sand Sculptures to be illuminated at night! Enjoy a cocktail, watch the sunset and let the sculptures and the entire Broadway Pier come to life each night. 

 habit burger burger grillDon't miss out and be one of the first 200 V.I.P ticket holders to get a free meal from the Habit Burger Grill food truck at the event! V.I.P tickets are valid for everyday entrance with the following benefits:


V.I.P. benefits (value up to $84):

Daily admission to event (value up to $15 each day . . . $56 for all 4 days)

Easy entry -- No waiting on ‘Purchase Tickets’ line

Entry to shaded V.I.P. area at West end of Pier

Upscale facilities

2 free beverages on one day only (alcoholic or non-alcoholic … value up to $16)


***First 200 V.I.P. ticket holders only: 1 free meal at Habit Burger Grill food truck at event (value up to $12)

The V.I.P lets you experience it all; different band entertainments, challenges and activities, ceremonies and awards! Check out the event schedule and see whats happening on each day at the event website.

bruce jenner sand sculptures

LIMITED TIME OFFER - Early-bird prices and big discounts still available online thru midnight, August 12th! Save money and time at the gate and attend an event to remember by purchasing 


Active duty military, SDPD, SDFD, other first responders - FREE admissions every day with I.D.

VIP Single $33.00

Friday, Preview Night, August 31
from 5pm-9pm

Seniors (62+): $7

Adult: $8

Child (2-12): $6

Saturday, September 1st from 10am - 9pm  
Sunday, September 2nd from
10am - 9pm 
Monday, September 3rd from
10am - 7pm

Senior (62+):$9

Adult: $11

Child (2-12): $8

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