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Yarmouth Sand Sculpture Trail

Yarmouth Sand Sculpture Trail is coming back in 2023, bigger and better than ever! 

Sand sculpture of a cartoon-style whale and the words: "Have a Whale of a Good Time in Yarmouth"

Nationally renowned artist and sculptor, Sean Fitzpatrick, will  once again delight Yarmouth locals and visitors with dozens of his unique and super-creative sand sculptures.

Gigantic sand carving of a happy-faced squid holding discs showing fun things to see and do in Yarmouth MA

Where to See the Sand Sculptures

They're all over the town of Yarmouth.

You'll see them along Rt. 28 on the south side of town, on Rt. 6A on the north side, and at a few spots in between. There's one at the rest area on the Mid-Cape Highway, too.   

Sand Sculpture Trail: Interactive Map

*Note: This is last year's map. I'll update this map with the 2023 locations as soon as they're announced. So please check back often! 

Click on the map to see the street address of each location.

When you're ready to go, just put the address into your GPS and it'll take you there.

Sand Sculpture Trail: List of Stops

*Reminder: This is last year's list. I'll update with 2023 stops as soon as they're announced.

Prefer to see all the stops on the trail in list form?

Here you go ...

Mid-Cape Highway

Rest Area & Visitors Center – US-6, eastbound side, at mile marker 70.6.

Large sand sculpture of a lobster catching a baseballWelcome to Yarmouth!

Good to Know ...

The two primary roadways in the town of Yarmouth are known by several different names:

  • Route 28 is officially designated as MA-28. It's also known as "Main Street" in West Yarmouth and South Yarmouth.

  • Route 6A is officially designated as MA-6A. It's also known as "Main Street" in Yarmouth Port.


West Yarmouth

Cape Sands Inn - 149 Route 28

The Cove Resort – 183 Route 28

Bellew Tile & Marble – 280 Route 28

Instant Karma – 327 Route 28

Route 28 Visitor Center – 424 Route 28

The Music Room - 541 Route 28

Bayberry Hills Golf Course - 635 W. Yarmouth Road

Cute-faced ice cream sundae carved from sandLoads of Yumminess at this Stop on the Trail!

South Yarmouth

Cape Cod Irish Village - 822 Route 28 

The Pancake Man Restaurant - 952 Route 28

Candy Co. – 975 Route 28

Seafood Sam’s – 1006 Route 28

Dunkin’ Donuts - 1050 Route 28

Yarmouth Town Hall – 1146 Route 28

Hearth ‘N Kettle – 1196 Route 28

Cape Cod Creamery – 5 Theater Colony Road

Red Jacket Beach Resort - 1 South Shore Drive

Seaside Cottages – 135 South Shore Drive

Caffe Gelato Bertini - 46 South Street

John G. Sears Landscaping – 221 Old Main Street

Cultural Center of Cape Cod - 307 Old Main Street

Y-D Red Sox - Red Wilson Field at Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School, 210 Station Avenue

(*FYI: The Y-D Red Sox are Yarmouth's home team in the  famed Cape Cod Baseball League.)

Rockland Trust – 428 Station Avenue

Dunkin’ Donuts - 436 Station Avenue

Today Real Estate – 487 Station Avenue

Cape Cod 5 – 514 Station Avenue

Ocean Tailors - 65 Whites Path

Bass River Golf Course – 62 Highbank Road

Large sand carving of a lobster holding a sign: "Say No To Pot!"Lovin' This Sculpture!

Yarmouth Port

Just Picked Gifts – 13 Willow Street

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod – 121 Route 6A

Kinlin Grover Real Estate – 927 Route 6A

Yarmouth Port Village Green - 2 Strawberry Lane

Humorous sand sculpture of a large fish holding his "catch"Catch of the Day
(My favorite from 2022!)

Best Time to See the Sculptures

When is the best time to tour Yarmouth's sand sculpture trail?  The short answer is: all summer long.

Sean normally starts working on the sculptures in mid-May, and he puts the finishing touches on the last one by late June.

If you're here during that time, keep an eye out for Sean at work around town. It's fascinating to watch as he brings a big pile of sand to life!

Man wearing a yellow shirt and camo ballcap, carving a smiling sun figure from a large pile of sandThe Master Doing His Magic
Four-foot tall sand sculpture of a grinning, wide-eyed sun and the word "Yarmouth" in front.Later That Day ... The Finished Sculpture

How long do his works of sand art stay in place? Much longer than you might imagine! 

Thanks to the special materials and techniques used to build them, the sculptures are incredibly durable. 

Unless they're accidentally damaged or intentionally vandalized (gladly, that doesn't happen very often!), the sculptures stay intact from the time they're created, all the way through to Columbus Day in October. :-)

Sand Sculpture Trail Photo Contest

While you're touring the trail, be sure to snap a few pics for the  photo contest!

Prizes are awarded for the best photo in categories including Most Creative, Best Selfie, and Best Location.

* Important *

Each sculpture is finished with a very thin (invisible) protective coating made from Elmer's glue and water.

If the coating layer is broken, moisture will seep into the cracks. And that's the beginning of the end for the sculpture. :-(

Please, please, please ... don't touch!

Windmill carved from sandReplica of Yarmouth's Judah Baker Windmill

Enjoy Your Tour of the Yarmouth Sand Sculpture Trail
and Good Luck in the Photo Contest!

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