Established in 2012, the South Padre Island Sand Sculpture Trail is a year-round attraction that is the first of its kind - and "Easter Egg Hunt" approach to discovering  a variety of sand sculptures created by some of the most talented artists in the world. SII is committed to helping sustain and grow the trail.  more info....

Holiday Sandcastles 2018

Sand castle days

Improving south padre island, tx - one sandcastle at a time

sand Castle Trail - ongoing

We are bringing this back - see you in June! SandCamp is a series of small sandy bites; FREE hands-on workshops where participants acquire a better understanding of the material while learning some very specific skills. more info...

SandCamp - Summer 2021

Were you able to join us for the third semi-annual "March of the SandMen," 12/27/18? We sure had fun, and are going to do something similar in Feb. of 2019, helping people just like you create a beach full of sandy valentines. Beach lounges in March; flowers in April and Mama Seaturtles in May! Follow us on Facebook for all the details...

Group Fun Builds 2019

Holiday Sandcastles 2021

Due to Covid, SPI Sandcastle Days had to be cancelled in 2020. We are looking forward to coming back bigger and badder than ever in 2021. SCDays is a free family fun festival featuring sandcastle demonstrations and instruction as well as contests for both seasoned master sculptors and amateur hobbyists. more info...

The Island's first ever Holiday Sandcastle Village was created by the same sculptors who competed at Sand Castle Days in Oct. see video

SII was proud to be able to participate by raising sponsorship monies to help cover the costs of housing and feeding the sculptors.

The Holiday Sandcastle Village is currently gripped with graduation fever! We are adding the names of Point Isabel students for free - (add your name here!) and will include graduates from other institutions for as little as $25. (More info.)

Remember - you can livestream the village at