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SandSations long beach wa

The City of Long Beach and the Long Beach Merchants Association Present


July 18-22, 2018 in Long Beach, WA, USA

The 34rd annual Long Beach Sand-Sculpting Competition Extravaganza will take place Saturday, July 21, 2018 along the shoreline, adjacent to the Long Beach Boardwalk and near the Bolstad beach approach.  Competitions for ALL ability levels!


Sand Sculpting Lessons

Masters:  Pound Up Day


Information & Sales Trailer


Sand Sculpting Lessons

Masters: Q&A: Let the sculpting begin!


Information & Sales Trailer

Learn how to build from a Pro!

Build a better sandcastle. 

Lessons are available most Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, ALL SUMMER.  Choose AM or PM for your group of up to 10 people.



Photo Op Xmas Card

FREE Sand Sculpting Lessons 5pm on the Approach

LAST MINUTE Registration

Information & Sales Trailer



Sand-sculpting competition Extravaganza!

LAST MINUTE Registration 7:00 – 10:00 am

Check-In & Plot Assignments:  8:00 am  (Masters 7:00 am)

Construction & Judging: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Masters Demonstration: View the finished sculptures–and photo ops!

Check out the Sandsations Trailer on Bolstad Beach Approach for info, SWAG.

Awards Ceremony 3pm at the Pavilion on the Approach


The Xmas Card Photo OP will stay up Saturday and Sunday for your viewing enjoyment–and photo ops!

Sand Sculpting Lessons: Noon on the Approach by the Pavilion

Click any map pin for more information about the location.