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Sea Glass festivals & Events

Sea Glass Festivals
& Events 2018

As the popularity of sea glass collecting (aka beach glass) continues to grow so does the proliferation of sea glass happenings. Here's a list of the upcoming sea glass festivals and other events from around the country.

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Sea Glass Festival Slide Shows.

7th Annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival

Sat & Sun, March 9th & 11th, 2018
Cayucos Vet's Hall
Cayucos, CA

8th Annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival

Enthusiasts from near and far travel to the quaint beach town of Cayucos, California every spring for The Cayucos Sea Glass Festival. As one of the premier events on the Central Coast, visitors come from all over the country to enjoy a weekend of local artisan goods, fun in the sun, live music, and of course an extensive marketplace of the finest sea glass art. Whether a sea glass fan or someone looking to learn about this world-wide hobby, the festival has something for everyone. Vendors are juried and the artwork is first-class.

For up-to-date details and more info visit Cayucos Sea Glass Festival.

See the 2013 Cayucos Slide Show.

2017 Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival

Sat & Sun, April 7th & 8th, 2018
Historic Mill
St. Michaels, Maryland

7th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival

The festival will be held at the Historic Mill in beautiful St. Michaels, Maryland. There you will find over 30 artisans showcasing their beautiful work, but you'll enjoy a step back in time, learn about the Chesapeake Bay while you stroll along the harbor and take in the breathtaking views.

For up-to-date details and more info visit Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival.

2018 Buffalo Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

Sat & Sun, April 14th & 15th, 2018
The Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds
Hamburg, New York

The Inaugural Buffalo Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

Join us for two days dedicated to beach and sea glass! Sea glass and beach glass artists, jewelers, and collectors from all across the U.S. and Canada will be showcasing their creations, sharing their knowledge through our lecture series, judging our Best Beach Find Contest, and enjoying great live music with fellow beach lovers.

For up-to-date details and more info visit Buffalo Beach Glass & Coastal Arts Festival.

2018 Northeast Sea Glass Expo

Sat & Sun, May 5th & 6th, 2018
Seabrook Community Center
Seabrook, New Hampshire

2018 Northeast Sea Glass Expo - Seabrook, NH

Come and enjoy natural sea glass, heart stones and other beach-combed creations at this annual New England event in Seabrook, New Hampshire. Located only 60 minutes from Boston, MA and 45 minutes from Portland, ME!

For up-to-date details and more info visit The Northeast Sea Glass Expo Facebook page.

2018 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

Sat & Sun, June 23rd & 24th, 2018
Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal
Lewes, Delaware

2018 Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

2018 is the ninth year for this event, and itÕs expected to be better than ever! It will feature nearly seventy sea glass artists, joined by other coastal artists- including decoy carvers and waterfowl artists. Vendors come from up and down the East Coast, and as far away as the Virgin Islands.

For up-to-date details and more info visit Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival.

2017 Misquamicut Sea Glass Festival

Sun, June 10th, 2018
The Windjammer Surf Bar
Misquamicut Beach, Westerly, Rhode Island

Misquamicut Sea Glass Festival

Various artisans will be displaying their sea glass and ocean themed creations. Right on Misquamicut Beach at the Windjammer Surf Bar function hall, this is the perfect place to shop for one-of-a-kind beautiful items, from martini glasses, house decor, jewelry and more! A raffle will be held to support local Westerly charities featuring items from each of our artisans.

Here's a link to the vendor application: Misquamicut Festival Vendor Application.

Sun, June 23rd & 24th, 2018
Bridge Street
Ashtabula, Ohio

Ashtabula Beach Glass Festival

Annual gathering of Beach Glass Artist and collectors.

Here's a link to the vendor application: Ashtabula Beach Glass Festival.

2012 Mermaid Tears Sea Glass Festival

Sat & Sun, July 28th & 29th, 2018
Souris, Canada

Mermaid Tears Sea Glass Festival

The Mermaid Tears Sea Glass Festival is the largest sea glass festival and was the first ever in Canada. The festival is held on the LAST full weekend in July each year Š be sure to save the date. It celebrates Sea Glass AKA Mermaid Tears.

For up-to-date details and more info visit Mermaid Tears Sea Glass Festival.

2018 Santa Barbara Sea Glass and Ocean Arts Festival

Sat & Sun, Sept 8th & 9th, 2018
Earl Warren Showgrounds
Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara Sea Glass and Ocean Arts Festival, 2018

Handmade, ocean-themed art and authentic sea glass jewelry created by dozens of talented artists from across the country, this festival is the only one of its kind in Southern California - and one of only three on the entire West Coast.

For more info visit Santa Barbara Sea Glass and Ocean Arts Festival.

2017 NASGA Sea Glass Festival

2018 NASGA Sea Glass Festival

To be announced.

Sat & Sun, Sept 29th & 30th, 2018
Things A Drift
Ship Bottom, Long Beach Island, New Jersey

Long Beach Island Sea Glass & Art Festival

This festival is designed to showcase the talents of local artists and bring together beachcombers and their finds from Long Beach Island and around the world.

For more info visit their Facebook page at LBI Sea Glass & Art Festival.

2017 Santa Cruz Sea Glass & Ocean Art Festival

Cocoanut Grove
Santa Cruz, California

2018 Santa Cruz Sea Glass & Ocean Art Festival

To be announced.

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