Note: Activities and times listed below are tentative, subject to change as event plans are finalized for the 2020 season!

The finishing touches are being placed on the solo sculptures today from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  Along with the sand sculptures along the Bolstad Beach Approach, preview sculptures are available for viewing at the North Beach Tavern and the Long Beach Peninsula Visitor Information Bureau.

These sculptures have nearby parking available and are accessible to strollers and wheelchairs.


Are you inspired to try your hand at a sand sculpture?  There are categories and prizes for all groups, including novices and families.  It’s a fun and rewarding way to bring out your inner child and create a one-of- a-kind sculpture of your own.  Online registration will be available Spring 2020!


For more information, visit our FAQ page or the Sandsations trailer at the Bolstad Beach Approach on Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 PM or Saturday beginning at 8:00 AM.  There you’ll find helpful volunteers as well as great t-shirts and other official event souvenirs for sale!

Christmas Photo Sand Sculpture

The traditional Christmas sand sculpture will be available to use as a backdrop to take a photo for your Christmas card.  An assortment of Santa hats and reindeer antlers will be available for your use.  Bolstad Beach Approach, all day Friday and Saturday.

Free Sand Sculpting Lessons

Lesson Beach will provide you and your family an opportunity to learn tips from a master sculptor on how to create a prize-winning creation.  Bolstad Beach Approach, 4:00 – 6:00 PM, Friday and Saturday.  Free to all!

Information and Official Event Gear

Check out the Sandsations trailer at the Bolstad Beach Approach for information, event schedules, official event t-shirts and other gear, Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 PM, and all day Saturday.