2017-04-05 / Featured Stories

SandFest at a Glance


Folks climb to the top of Tribute Mountain to pose for photos. Folks climb to the top of Tribute Mountain to pose for photos. What: Sand sculpture competition for masters, advanced amateurs, guppy, youth, teens and adult amateurs.

When: Friday - Sunday, April 21-23

Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day

Where: On the beach between Sandcastle Drive and Beach Access 1A. One-way traffic southbound from Avenue G to Beach Access 1A.

Park and Ride: See story in this edition for details.

Admission: $10 for adult wristband three-day pass, kids 12 and under are free

Details

Lesson Mountain: Free sand sculpting lessons in the amateur contest area, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day


Steve Zarych works on a dragon sculpture at the first SandFest in 1997. The event has grown from nine teams of competitors to 23 competitors in the masters and advanced amateur divisions. Steve Zarych works on a dragon sculpture at the first SandFest in 1997. The event has grown from nine teams of competitors to 23 competitors in the masters and advanced amateur divisions. Vendors: Will be on site selling food, beverages and merchandise

Live entertainment: See schedule of events

Pets: Welcome (on leashes) Pick up after pets.

Golf carts not allowed on grounds (with exception of SandFest event staff) Beach parking permits required

Y’all come back and see us for SandFest 2018: April 27-29



Chip Cooper, front in white T-shirt and Steve Zarych, in back with yellow shirt, are still part of SandFest by helping at Lesson Mountain each year. Chip Cooper, front in white T-shirt and Steve Zarych, in back with yellow shirt, are still part of SandFest by helping at Lesson Mountain each year.

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