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Address: 550 Cookman Ave, Asbury Park, NJ 07712-7120
Phone Number:
+1 732-927-5475
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Hours:
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
Description:

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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Great place !!! Great pieces!!

Love Hot Sand !!! You can make your own or buy!! The items they offer are different it's s great place to go to decorate your home!!! Five stars!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tempfrait
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
Level Contributor
35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love Hot Sand !!! You can make your own or buy!! The items they offer are different it's s great place to go to decorate your home!!! Five stars!!

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Thank tempfrait
Marlton, New Jersey
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534 reviews
238 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While shopping in the upcoming and neat area of Asbury Park, this place caught our eye. Its a glass blowing shop and you can be taught by a glass blower and make your own glass art there! We enjoyed watching the couple that was doing the experience and we will be back to do our own. They have prices from... More 

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Thank Hgtravl
Brooklyn, New York
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience!!! Went to Hot Sand to learn about glass making, and what a fantastic experience it was! We spent time with an artist in glassblowing and watched/helped from beginning to end. The staff was so patient, informative & friendly. Dress appropriately as it is extremely hot when you are in the are where you learn/work. The store itself is... More 

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Thank Megasser
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 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 

Ocean
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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
Level Contributor
51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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
Level Contributor
33 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
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 

West Orange, New Jersey
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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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129 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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 

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