Come join us at Galveston East Beach for its annual sandcastle competition, the largest in the world! On Saturday, August 21st, watch as the beach transforms into a paradise of intricate sand sculptures. The competing teams are composed of architects, designers, and engineers, who bring extraordinary creativity in designing and building their imaginative creations. It’s an event you don’t want to miss!
Visit Zero/Six at our tent location, where we’ll be serving up lots of delicious food and ice-cold drinks while cheering on the teams competing for the prestigious Golden Bucket Award. This is a FREE event, so come out and enjoy fun for the whole family!
6:30 am beach opens for teams and sponsors
9:00 am Public is encouraged to begin to arrive to watch the competition
10:00am – 3:00pm Teams compete and build
1:00pm – 3:30pm Public favorite voting
3:00 – 4:30 pm Judging
4:30 pm Awards Ceremony
Parking at East Beach Galveston is $15 cash only collected by the Galveston Parks Board. There is no ATM. There is no Metro bus service, train line, or rapid transit to Galveston or the event. Carpooling is strongly recommended. Allow plenty of time for traffic and parking.
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To learn more about the AIA Sandcastle Competition, visit AIA Houston.
We hope to see you at the beach!
The Zero/Six Team