Sandcastle Contests On The Oregon Coast

Sandcastle contests on the Oregon coast are a huge tourist attractions. They draw people by the boatload. And it's no wonder. The sand sculptures that people come up with are jaw-dropping. It shows just how creative and talented some people are.

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When you make your way to the Oregon Coast, you will not want to miss the sandcastle festivals. If you're one of those highly creative types yourself, this may be just the opportunity you need to show the coastal communities just how great you are! ;)

The two most-well known and popular events happening here every year is this one and the Kite Festivals. Both are huge draws for visitors and competitors all over the country.

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There are 2 big events held each year:

The annual event at Cannon Beach is held in June and attracts over 20,000 visitors each year. Young and old take advantage of this fun day to create some of the absolute coolest sand sculptures you will ever see. There are roughly 1000 people who participate in this great family event. For more information, you can dial them at (503) 436-2623 or check the Cannon Beach web site. 

The most well-known of the festivals is hosted in Lincoln City. Make sure you take a day and join in the fun of this great annual festival. You can view incredible sand sculptures, have some great food, win some prizes to take home with you and much more. For additional information, call (541) 996-3800. 

Check out just a handful of the great sandcastles, past and present:

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Photos by George Vetter


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