Sand Magic, celebrating 90 years of Magic #Mickey90

With just sand and water, artists from around the world create a fantasy world full of magic, and all heroes of Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars.

The festival is built by 40 professional artists from all around the globe.  Not less than 240 trucks of special sand is sculpted during one month of preparation, on an area of 10,000mВІ, creating a visitors circuit that takes one hour to complete, with 150 sculptures from 2 to 6 meters high to discover.

Around the Castle of Sleeping Beauty you see artistic impressions of the most famous Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters of all times.

The Sand Sculpture Festival is officially the largest festival of its kind in the world (Guinness Book of Records 2010).

This summer with the new, classic and upcoming films from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars.

Daily from 23 Juin up to 30 September 2018.

Disney Sand Magic opens its sand-crusted gates to the public from Saturday, 23 June up to and including Sunday 30 September 2018, with daily opening from 10 o’clock in the morning until 7 o’ clock in the evening.

A series of specially laid paths makes the festival accessible for wheelchair users and other physically challenged visitors.

  • It’s forbidden to touch the artwork.
  • The trail is approximately 1 Kilometer or 0,6 Miles.
  • The visit takes about one hour.
  • Dogs on a lead are admitted.
  • Visitors are authorized to photograph and film for private use only.
  • The festival surface is about 10.000 sqm.

Tickets can be purchased at the box office at the entrance to the festival site. Prior reservation is not necessary.

  • The admission fee for adults is € 12,00 per person.
  • Students, 65-plussers and the physically challenged pay a reduced fee of € 10.00 per person.
  • Children between the ages of 4 and 11 years pay just € 8.00 each.
  • Free admittance for children under the age of 4 years.

The group rate for parties of more than 10 paying visitors gives a € 2,00 reduction per person.

  • Ticket Adult: 10,00 €
  • Ticket kid 4 – 11 years: 6,00 €
  • Ticket Student, 65-plusser and the physically challenged: 8,00 €
  • Free admittance for children under the age of 4 years.


Disney Sand Magic takes place on the beach of Ostend, this is between the central railwaystation and the Casino.

GPS: Zeeheldenplein, 8400 Oostende, Belgium


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L’inauguration officielle de Disney Sand Magic prendra place vendredi 22 juin 2018 Г  19h30.


The Sand Sculpture Festival Disney Sand Magic 2018 is organised and realised by Sand & Ice Events Bruges, Belgium, in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company and the City of Ostende.