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REVERE, MA – June 19, 2024 – We are officially one month away from the start of the highly anticipated Revere  Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival.

Since its inception, the Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival has grown to become the largest, free festivals in New England, attracting hundreds of thousands of people over the course of the three days. From Friday,

July 19th through Sunday, July 21st, the Festival will not only highlight the incredible artistry of sand sculpting but also promotes community engagement and supports our local businesses.

Event highlights:

• Master Sand Sculpting Competition: We have invited 15 Master Sand Sculptors from 5 different countries to Revere Beach to compete. With $28,000 in prizes up for grabs, the fierce competition is certainly one not to be missed.

• Live Entertainment: Once again, the Festival will have three primary areas of entertainment – Centerpiece Stage, the Reinstein Bandstand, and in our Beer Garden. With over 15 acts of entertainment from steel drum duos to local guitarists to magicians to a special pop-up performance yet to be announced, the Festival weekend will have endless opportunities to engage.

• Fireworks: Every year, our Fireworks Extravaganza will be held on Saturday night at 9pm. As the 20th Anniversary, expect the fireworks to be bigger and better than ever!

• Food Trucks and Specialty Vendors: With over 30 food trucks and specialty vendors, there will be

something for everyone. Stay tuned for the Official List of participants closer to the event.

• The Beach Shop Pavilion: The Beach Shop Pavilion is back for the second year. We have partnered with UPNEXT once again to include local Revere businesses, emerging small businesses, and non-profits at our Festival

• Outdoor Beer Garden: For the second time ever, the Festival will feature a Beer Garden, this year located on the beach. The Beer Garden will welcome those 21+ years of age and will feature live music and games.

It will be open Friday from 12:00PM to 9:00PM, Saturday from 12:00PM to 8:00PM, and Sunday

12:00PM to 7:00PM.

• Amusement Rides: This family-friendly affair will feature New England’s largest Ferris Wheel alongside a handful of other amusement rides.

Please see below for a high-level schedule of the festival:

Friday, July 28th

10:00AM Festival Opens

10:00PM Festival Ends

Saturday, July 29th

10:00AM Festival Opens

6:30PM Awards Ceremony

9:00PM Fireworks Celebration

10:00PM Festival Ends

Sunday, July 30th

10:00AM Festival Opens

8:00PM Festival EndsJoin us in celebrating this milestone anniversary and witness the extraordinary talent of sand sculptors from around the globe. Whether you’re a long-time attendee or a first-time visitor, the 20th Annual Revere Beach International Sand Sculpting Festival promises to be a memorable experience for all.

More details and announcements regarding the event will be made at a later date. For the most up-to-date information about the event, please visit our website www.rbissf.com, or follow us on social media.