Artists Invited | US Sand Sculpting
It's been called the "most creative atmosphere in the world". It has an upscale audience that loves beauty and has the wherewithal to buy it. So you might sell more here than at just about any other event in Southern California. An estimated 250,000 people will come to San Diego's North Embarcadero over the Labor Day holiday weekend. They'll enjoy Seaport Village and the Old Police Headquarters, the Maritime Museum's Festival of Sail (tall ships from around the world), the U.S.S. Midway aircraft carrier museum, and of course, our beautiful bay. Some 40-50,000 of them will pay a modest admission price ($10-$15) to enter our exquisite art show and sale. They will see the world's best sand sculptors from Italy, Ireland, the Netherlands, Russia and Canada challenge the best from the U.S., carving magnificent sculptures that can be seen nowhere else. They will peruse and purchase works in other media (can't take sand sculptures home — they weigh over 10 tons