Sunset Bay Experience 2018


Welcome to the Sunset Bay Experience!

The Sunset Bay Experience day-long events and activities will be held on Saturday, August 18th at The Sunset Bay Beach Club and Cabana Sam’s Sunset Bay Grill in Irving, NY.

The day will begin with the 6th Annual Reach the Beach 5K Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. This sanctioned race starts and ends at the Sunset Bay Beach Club. The course takes runners over Iola Drive, through Sunset Bay, and down South Shore Drive, twice. Click here to begin your online registration! Paper registration and waiver forms are also available for download here. All registrants will get free parking & beach access for the day. After the run enjoy beer, pop, water, and snacks.

After the race and refreshments, head over to Cabana Sam’s Sunset Bay Grill for our Craft and Vendor Show. Find unique beach glass jewelry, spruce up your look with Avon, bring home a new plant friend, and organize your kitchen with Tupperware products. Vendors will be displaying their wares from 12 to 6 p.m. at this beachside marketplace. View a complete list of this year’s vendors here.

Enjoy drink specials and a meal at Cabana Sam’s throughout the day while listening to live music and watching “Minute-To-Win-It” games.

Be sure to purchase tickets for the Basket Raffle and to take your chances on the “Basket of CHEER!” All proceeds from the day will benefit the Sunset Bay Volunteer Fire Department.

End the day with a beautiful sunset, a community classic!

For 2017 race results, CLICK HERE.

Reach the Beach 5K

Join us for a family-friendly 5K Run/ Walk through the Sunset Bay community. The race will begin and end in the Cabana Sam's parking lot, where snacks and drinks will be available during our Craft & Vendor Show!


Enjoy a whole day of activities and specials! Begin the day with the Reach the Beach 5K, browse the Craft & Vendor Show, indulge in a drink at the bar or a bite at Cabana Sam's, and end the day with a breathtaking sunset accompanied by live music!

Craft & Vendor Show

Browse products from dozens of local artisans and vendors right on the beach! Interested in hosting a table? Visit our Craft/Vendor Page for an application!