Sandblast moves to Atlantic City

Another one of Asbury Park’s long-standing events is headed to more southern Jersey shores.

The organizer of Sandblast Weekend,  a collection of parties and events held in Asbury Park geared toward the LGBT community,  has announced the festival’s move to Atlantic City this year, according to Tom Gilmour, the city’s director of economic development.

“Brad Hurtado, the creator of Sandblast Weekend sent me an email yesterday to inform me the event is headed to Atlantic City this year on the heels of the Garden State Film Festival,” announced Gilmour in an email sent early Thursday morning.

“Sandblast played a significant role [in] establishing Asbury Park as a place that welcomed all,” Gilmour said.

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