36th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest at Drakes Beach

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Date: Sunday, August 27, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Phone: Carlo Arreglo at (415) 464-5146

Registration begins at 9 am at the Ken Patrick Visitor Center.
Judging begins at 12 pm.
Prizes awarded at 3:30 pm.

Please note the change of date. The Annual Sand Sculpture Contest will be held on the Sunday before Labor Day weekend, as opposed to the Sunday of Labor Day weekend.

We welcome all ages at this free community event located at Drakes Beach. Categories include: Children (14 and under), Families, Adult Individuals, and Adult Groups. Three prizes will be awarded in each of those categories, along with prizes for the sculpture with the most recycled plastic included.

Please be aware that parking will be extremely limited during the contest and Drakes Beach will be heavily impacted with contest participants. To avoid crowds here, please consider visiting another beach in the park.

This event is family based, but please remember no dogs are allowed on this designated swimming beach (no lifeguard on duty).

Prizes awarded in each of several age and group catagories.
Free to participants and spectators.

Bring a picnic and spend the day!

Special Notes

Free Community Event