Key West has hosted numerous International Sand Art Competitions over the years, beginning in 2014 and lasting for several subsequent years. There have also been a number of related events, including amateur sand sculpting competitions, “Treasure Digs” and others. All of the events combine beach fun with nontraditional artistry and one of the most beautiful, … Read more

Mel Fisher Treasure Dig

Gold treasure from a shipwreck in the Florida Keys, Mel Fisher Maritime Museum

In past events the ISAC in Key West has had an amazing price and perk for spectators. Visitors who attend the content will be allowed to search for a piece of buried treasure from the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, courtesy of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum. The Atocha was a Spanish shipwreck near Key West … Read more


Sculptors participating in the International Sand Art Competition have come from all around the world, including: Europe Canada Mexico Many states in the U.S. Many of the International Sand Art Competition (ISAC) sculptors participate in other sand sculpting events throughout Florida and internationally. Sculptors received 7 tons of sand and were given four days to … Read more