Join the more than 20,000 spectators as Galveston East Beach transforms into a wonderland of intricate sand sculptures at the world’s largest sandcastle competition on Saturday, August 24! Architects, designers, and engineers will gather to unleash their creativity as each team brings months of planning to life through imaginative creations chiseled out of nothing more than water and sand!
Come see Zero/Six at our tent location where we’ll be serving up delicious food and ice cold beverages to cheer on the more than 60 teams competing for the prestigious Golden Bucket Award. Event admission is free, so put on your sunscreen, kick off your shoes and have some fun on the beach with the Zero/Six team!
6:30 am Beach opens for teams and sponsors
9:00 am Watch the competition.
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Teams compete and build
1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Public favorite voting
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Judging
4:30 pm Awards Ceremony
Parking at East Beach Galveston is $15 (cash only) collected by the Galveston Parks Board. No ATM will be on-site. Additional parking and shuttle buses will be available from Stewart Beach.
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