AIA Sandcastle Contest

Sat Aug 20, 2022
10:00am CT
All ages
Free to attend; $15 parking at East Beach

Come out and witness the careful crafting of unique sand sculptures. Artists work tirelessly for a solid 5 hour stretch to create a sand masterpiece, all in hopes of bringing home the coveted Golden Bucket Award.

Parking is $15 at East Beach Galveston, cash only. There are not ATMs on site. 

Picnic lunches are welcome and encouraged. 


6:30am Beach opens for teams and sponsors
9:00am Public is encouraged to begin to arrive to watch the competition
10:00am - 3:00pm Teams compete and build
1:00pm - 3:30pm Public favorite voting
3:00 - 4:30pm Judging
4:30pm Awards Ceremony

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