Instagram Mural Photo Tour


  • Enjoy a 1-1.5 hour tour exploring Sand City’s many murals
  • Learn about Sand City’s West End Arts District
  • Capture your own unique photos along the way
  • Your guide will take photos to share with you after your tour
  • Available almost any day or time
  • Great for any level of photography skill

What to Expect

This Instagram Mural Tour takes you on a delightful journey through the most colorful streets of Sand City, known for some of Monterey County’s best art and music festivals including Sand City’s West End Celebration which typically takes place every August. For 1-1.5 hours, your guide will share with you the history and charm of its West End Arts District, where streets and alleyways are filled with inspiring murals by both local and traveling artists. Throughout your walking tour, expect to see several murals and learn the story behind the art. 


Your guide is there to take photos of you and your group in fun, expressive, and creative ways on a smartphone, but you are welcome to bring your own equipment and camera to photograph these colorful public art pieces in your own way. Within 48 hours of your tour, your guide emails you edited photos in a digital album to use however you wish. 

Important Information

  • Depending on the time of day, many buildings create cool shade. Since we may linger in these shady areas for photographs, we recommend layers of clothing so you’re comfortable no matter the temperature.

Where to Meet

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Frequently asked questions

Sand City is a small seaside town in Monterey County that is 7 miles from Carmel, and just 4 miles from Monterey. It’s easily accessible by car.

Sand City is known for some of the best art and music festivals in Monterey County, including the Sand City West End Celebration, an annual event that features live music, art exhibits, and food and craft vendors.

We’ll meet outside the Post No Bills Craft Beer House, located at 600 Ortiz Ave in Sand City CA 93955.

Our Instagram Mural Tour can occur nearly any day or time. Check our calendar or reach out to us directly to check for availability.

The tour typically lasts for 1-1.5 hours, depending on how much time a group spends at each stop.

You can park in the parking lot surrounding Post No Bills, or take advantage of any available street parking.

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for walking.

We recommend bringing your own camera for capturing photos.

This is a walking tour, but the walks are relatively short distances with breaks. This experience is appropriate for most fitness levels.

You’ll receive retouched photos within 48 hours of the tour’s conclusion.

We reserve the right to cancel the reservation based on poor/unsafe weather conditions. In the event we must cancel due to the weather you will receive a full refund for the entire tour.

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