‘B’ Street Pier
1140 North Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

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Guess who’s coming to dinner on our very own pier?  It’s Elvis!  He’ll be here with his tribute band, Suspicious Minds, from 6pm til 8pm on Saturday and 6pm til 8pm on Sunday.  We asked Adam Levine and Alicia Keys to join him, but we have a feeling they may not be able to make it.

We do have great music for you all day Saturday, Sunday and Monday, however.  It complements the amazing sand sculptures, dynamite dimensional art in other media, kid zone and all the other wonderfulness on the bayfront (like Wonderspaces on ‘B’ Street, the U.S.S. Midway, Maritime Museum and the Coronado Ferry).  Wonderfront!

Here’s a schedule of our entertainers:


Saturday, August 31, 2019

11am-2pm: Private Domain Classic Rock
3pm-5pm: Bayou Brothers San Diego’s Cajun, Zydeco & Blues Band
6pm-8pm: Suspicious Minds Elvis Tribute


Sunday, September 1, 2019

11am-1pm: Tehlia Island Style Acoustic
2pm-4pm: Surf Birdz Surf Music (Does this surprise you?)
4pm-5:30pm: Award Ceremony Sculptors and Dimensional Artists get trophies and prize money
6pm-8pm: Suspicious Minds Elvis and his Band are Back!


Monday, September 2, 2019 – Labor Day

11am-1pm: Camino Paz Mellow Classic Rock
2pm-4pm: Mar Dels — the Boys Rockin’ Piano and Classic Rock
5pm-7pm: Johnny and Friends Classic Rock



USSSC + DAE is cancelled.

It was our great honor to have produced this iconic event for 8 years.  USA Today had named it to the ‘Top 10 in the Nation’ and American Express called it ‘one of the top 20 seaside festivals in the world’.

Hundreds of millions of media impressions were registered worldwide and over 40,000 attended the festivities each year on the downtown San Diego embarcadero. 

We thank the Master Sand Artists from Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas who created magnificent sculptures from nothing more than sand and water, as well as the artists who work in other media, the entertainers, food providers, sponsors, media, staff, suppliers, volunteers and the Port of San Diego who made the event possible.

Should a title sponsor or new production company wish to bring it back to benefit local non-profits and the Southern California community at large, we will endeavor to help advise as long as we are able. 

For now, enjoy the website from years past.*

Thank you once more.

Joyce and Gordon Summer, Executive Producers

on behalf of Bruce, Tricia, Steve and the entire USSSC team.

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