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Address: 550 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Phone Number: 732 927 5475
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: Hot Sand is the country's only glassblowing studio where you can try...
Hot Sand is the country's only glassblowing studio where you can try glassblowing. Just stop in during our scheduled Walk-in hours, pick from our array of objects, choose your color and design options and we'll pair you up with a glassblower. You will sit with the glassblower throughout the creation of your piece and use your own breath to blow it up!
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Hope these glassblowing artists keep anchoring the arts in Asbury

Incredible works of glass art that you can purchase (not cheaply), or, better yet, sign up for a session and make yourself on the premises. A great Asbury resident.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Ocean, NJ
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Ocean, NJ
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Incredible works of glass art that you can purchase (not cheaply), or, better yet, sign up for a session and make yourself on the premises. A great Asbury resident.

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Middletown, NJ
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49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Conveniently located on bustling Cookman Ave in Asbury. The store has unique hand blown glass sculptures, vases, glassware, ornaments and curios. In the back is their studio where you can walk in and blow your own glass creation. We tried this with 2 couples. It's a one to one experience taking two at a time in the workshop. Our significant... More 

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East Rutherford, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I went just recently in March, and I have to say it was really cool! The glass pieces are beautiful that they create. I think since that 2012 review about not being kid-friendly, they have definitely stepped there game up. The staff was extremely kind and helpful and there was a kid's party ending right before we started ours. Although,... More 

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tinton falls nj
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I have visited and shopped here since they open on the boardwalk, always interesting things going on and really cool art glass to admire, or buy. I go every year for some cool ornaments, also going to inquire on taking a class..

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We have come here each year since it opened, getting our daughters hand or foot made into a memento. As she has gotten older, now 9, shes moved to blowing her own pieces -- a glass ball, and this winter a glass egg. These folks are a delight. The young staff have a calm careful air about them and its... More 

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New Egypt, New Jersey
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We took our three kids here for my daughters birthday, ages 9,11 and 13. The staff was extremely friendly, helpful and very detailed explaining each step of the process. Each child picked something different to make and all came out really nice. They also have quite a bit of blown glass on display that you can purchase if you are... More 

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Belmar, New Jersey
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128 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Make your own glass creation. Great for all ages. Fun, reasonable. Bring home something nice and original.

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We came to Ocean Grove specifically to take a class at Hot Sand in sand casting. Nick was simply amazing. We learned so much in 3 hours. But it's also a agreat place to go for just a little while -- especially with children. They'll be mesmerized by making a sand cast of their hands, then seeing Nick pour molton... More 

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Westfield, NJ
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42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Hot Sand was an unexpected find for us. We never imagined stumbling upon a glass blowing studio in downtown Asbury Park that would allow kids to see and experience how glass items are made. Our boys loved it! The store owner and employees were very friendly and patient teaching our kids how glass is blown. The kids got to be... More 

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Whippany, New Jersey
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45 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I took my mom here for her birthday. She always loved blown glass and wanted to try it but didn't want to take a whole art class. This was perfect! We walked in during open hours and picked our projects, colors, and patterns. She made a bubble and I made at cup. We had employees that walked us through the... More 

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Additional Information about Hot Sand

Address: Address: 550 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Phone Number: 732 927 5475
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Asbury Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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