GRAB YOUR SHOVELS
Saturday, July 25, 2020
Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Sand Sculpture Festival is a fun family event for all ages! Come out and do something creative in the sand, or just enjoy the beach and the spectacle.
SATURDAY, JULY 25, 2020
REGISTRATION - Onsite from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. or register online below
PRIME TIME SPECTATING - 1 to 3 p.m.
AWARD CEREMONY - 2:30 p.m.
Grab your shovels and your buckets, the 25th Annual Sand Sculpture Festival is almost here! This fundraiser for Friends of the Dunes will take place on Saturday, July 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the northern end of the Samoa Drag Strip. Come play in the sand for a good cause!
Build a sculpture and compete for cash prizes! The registration fee is $20 for teams of 6 or less and $25 for teams of more than 6. Register early below for a discounted early-bird registration fee.
Award categories include: Best of Show, People’s Choice, Staff Pick, Most Dedicated Diggers, Best Youth Sculptor, and the coveted Golden Shovel which will be awarded for the best sculpture by one of our Business Partners!
This event is free for spectators, but a $5 per vehicle parking donation is encouraged to support Friends of the Dunes and our free education programs. Every dollar donated gets you a people’s choice flag to vote for your favorite sculpture. Bring your wallet and appetite, food vendors will be on site! Parking is limited and carpooling is encouraged.
2019 Sand Sculpture Festival Photos
Click here for photos from our 2019 Sand Sculpture Festival
ARCHIVE OF PAST SCULPTURES
Click here for a full archive of our past sculptures.
REGISTER YOUR TEAM
Registration is open from 10 a.m. to noon at the Samoa Drag Strip