Sand Sculpture Festival

Grab your shovels and some friends come build a sand sculpture! Participation by all ages and skill levels is encouraged, cash prizes will be awarded! Spectators are welcome and donations are gladly accepted.

The best time to view sculptures is noon-3 p.m., awards will be announced around 2 p.m.

Registration opens at 8 a.m. at the Manila Community Center, 1611 Peninsula Drive in Manila. The entry fee is $10 for teams of up to six people and $15 for teams of more than six. Register in advance at www.friendsofthedunes.org or at the Humboldt Coastal Nature Center and receive a $3 discount.

This event is free for spectators, a $1 per person donation is requested to support our school education programs.