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Address: 550 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7120
Phone Number: +1 732-927-5475
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon 12:00 - 20:00
Thu 12:00 - 20:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Hot Sand is the the Jersey Shore's only Walk-In Glassblowing Studio! Just...

Hot Sand is the the Jersey Shore's only Walk-In Glassblowing Studio! Just stop in during our scheduled Walk-in hours, pick a super fun Walk-In Activity, choose your color and design options and we'll pair you up with a glassblower. You'll collaborate with us to make a piece of your very own!

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Went here with our family. Staff was courteous and fun. Kids overall had a good experience but they really are just wall paper in the process. Would have prefer if they had... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
alexgo2013
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New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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60 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with our family. Staff was courteous and fun. Kids overall had a good experience but they really are just wall paper in the process. Would have prefer if they had something more meaningful from an instructal perspective.

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Thank alexgo2013
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking a moment to share a review with us! We are glad to hear the kids are had a great time with us and that you were satisfied with your customer service. We know that blowing glass with us at Hot Sand can really leave you wanting more! In that way, WorkShop with us would be... More 

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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made apples for Father's Day . The .staff is fun , educational and helpful. Glass pieces are beautiful. Eat in Asbury Park, stroll the boardwalk, walk on the beach and blow a glass piece I.....a great time !!

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Thank Donna G
Holmdel, New Jersey
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51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was my first time with glass blowing. I didn't know what to expect. The staff were so knowledgeable, friendly and helpful, and explained every step. It was great fun and I can't wait to see my creation. I have to wait 7 days before it's ready. I highly recommend this activity for a group as well.

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Thank Kickie
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

Hi Kickle, Thanks for taking a chance with us and stepping into the world of glassblowing! It's good to know that the staff took care of you when you were here. They really do know their stuff and they love blowing glass and have a passion for sharing that love with others! We hope you love your finished product as... More 

Florissant, Colorado
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

took a friend there who enjoyed watching the artist at work but, then went on to make a beautiful piece of blown glass with a senior staff artist. would definitely return and recommend to others to visit

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Thank Nicke153
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

Nicke153, Thanks for bringing a friend with you to blow glass with us at Hot Sand! It really is a joy to watch the artists in action with the molten glass, puffing it and shaping it into a variety of forms! We appreciate you spreading to good word to your friends, too! Take care! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Great family event when the weather is bad out! Staff really good with large groups and made sure the whole group had fun

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Thank Linda C
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

We agree, Linda C! Hot Sand is the perfect place to stop when the weather is inclement! When it's cold and rainy out there, it's warm and dry in here! In fact, it's always warm and dry in here! Please feel free to stop back anytime. Thanks again! More 

Asbury Park, New Jersey
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Hot Sands glass blowing was great - my son loved to watch and he was able to participate a bit. They have a selection of glass crafts you can make.

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Thank Janet M
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

Hi Janet M, We're glad to hear you had a good time blowing glass with us at Hot Sand! Thank you for reaching out and letting us know you enjoyed your experience! Don't be a stranger! More 

NJ
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128 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Took my wife for her birthday. We both made drink glasses. What a great time. I'd highly recommend this for almost anyone. The artists that helped us were super attentive. We both really enjoyed ourselves. Highly highly recommend this.

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Thank tanney9
thomas s, Manager at Hot Sand, responded to this review

Tanney9, Thanks for taking a moment to let us know you had a good time! The drinking glass is a super fun activity and we hope you're enjoying using it as much as you enjoyed making it! More 

Philadelphia Suburbs
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Hot Sand is an incredibly unique experience for you and your child while you are at the beach. If your child is 9 or older they are welcome to learn how to blow glass and create their own work of art. Young children are able to make a glass tile that can later be burned and mailed to your home.... More 

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Thank foodfun
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

foodfun, Nice to hear from you! Thank you for taking a moment from your schedule to let us know you are satisfied with your experience here. We know how hectic life can be and the fact that you set aside a bit of time to let us know things are well really means a lot to us. We'll use your... More 

Tinton Falls, NJ
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95 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

While having lunch in Asbury Park, we walked along Cookman Avenue, and walked into this great store. People were blowing glass and you can buy items on display. We bought a mini surfboard for our niece, and they engraved it for free, and told us how to paint the engraving so it would show.

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Thank Bevi1083
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

Bevi1083, What luck to have you just stop by like that! Thank you for stopping in and showing your support! We hope your Niece loves the surfboard as much as we loved making it for her! Looking forward to next time we see you. You could even bring her by to blow some glass with us! More 

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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

I brought my son who at the time was 7, to have a glass cast made of his hand prints for my mothers birthday. The employees had an abundance of patience and knowledge! The cast came out amazing and he even got to make his hand prints blue! I would highly recommend to anyone looking for that something different!

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Thank Kristin H
thomas s, Owner at Hot Sand, responded to this review

Kristin, Nice to see you on here! We really are honored to have had the opportunity to offer you our services and even more so that you would consider us to play a part in birthday celebrations for a family member. We hope that your QuickCast is well loved for years to come and that it holds a special place... More 

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