Friends and fans of Sandi will say a final "aloha" as the tree is loaded up and driven away.
Your coverage is invited to watch as 700 tons of Sandi sand is loaded up and driven away
Thursday, January 2, 2020 starting at 8 a.m.
WHO: Fans and friends of Sandi will say a final ‘aloha,’ as the tree is loaded up and driven away. The star of Holiday in Paradise, Sandi’s final shows will go until midnight on December 31.
WHAT: Sandi rode a wave of excitement this season with a surf and conservation theme, but now it is time to say goodbye, as she prepares for another year of travel. Sand removal will begin on Thursday, January 2 at 8 a.m. and will last 3 – 4 days.
VISUALS: Large dump trucks loading up 800-tons of sand (Sandi is 700-tons; the rest is used on additional sculptures)
WHERE: West Palm Beach Great Lawn; 101 N. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401
WHEN: Thursday, January 2, 2020 starting at 8 a.m. and lasting 3 – 4 days
WHY: Sandi will have just wrapped her eighth season on the West Palm Beach waterfront. Since making her grand entrance in 2012, Sandi has received numerous international and regional awards and accolades, which include being named “Best New Event” and “Best Event within an Existing Festival” by the International Festivals and Events Association; and “Most Innovative Project” by the Florida Festivals and Events Association. Sandi has been featured in The Huffington Post, on Thrillist, on CNN, on People.com and The Ellen Show and even has her very own, and wildly popular, Twitter account - @Sanditreewpb.
As always, this year’s Sandi theme was welcomed with much anticipation and excitement --- we hope you will consider covering this one last angle until Sandi returns for the 2020 holiday season!
MEDIA CONTACT: If you are planning to cover, or would like to set up special coverage (interview, live-remote, etc.), please contact Meredith Westheimer, The Moore Agency, 561.213.8192 (c)
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