Michigan's First and Only Master Sand Sculpting Competition

Michigan Sand Sculpting State Championships.

Master Sculptors

Worlds best sand sculptors and Advanced amateurs from all over the U.S. and Canada.

Fort Gratiot Light Station County Park

Port Huron Michigan

New 2016 Dates - July 8th to 10th......July 8th is Heroes Day, see below for more information...

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS



 July 8-10, 2016

For the 4th year in a row, The Blue Water SandFest will host Michigan's first and only Master sand sculpting and Advanced Amateur competition/festival. This three day event is held at the foot of the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse, along the beautiful beaches of Lake Huron.

The event is the Michigan State Championship of Sand Sculpting.


Event Activities


• Master Sand Sculpting Contest
• Advanced Amateur Contest
• Amateur Contest
• Live Music
• Sand Sculpting Demonstrations
• Hands on Lessons
• Quick Sand© Speed Sculpting Show
• Food Vendors
• Kids Zone
and much more
... ....


Kid's Zone: a place for the Kids to practice their sand sculpting skills and get some hands on lessons.

You don't want to miss this spectacular display of unbelievable works of art made from sand and water by some of the worlds top sand sculptors.

 

Event Location

The event is hosted at:
The Fort Gratiot Light Station

County Park
2802 Omar Street

Port Huron, Michigan 48060 click here for map

General Information


ALL ACTIVE DUTY AND VETERANS OF THE ARMED SERVICES AND FIRST RESPONDERS AND BORDER PATROL GET IN FREE!!
(must present valid I.D.)

Tickets

Tickets are available at the event gate, however you may purchase them online and save time by clicking the button below.
(AVAILABLE SOON!!)

Volunteer

Send email [email protected] or call Marsha Hicks, 810-982-0891 ext. 118

Group Tickets

Send email [email protected] or call Marsha Hicks, 810-982-0891 ext. 118
Tours must be scheduled in advance and prepaid with no refunds to receive a discounted ticket price. Tour group size must be 20 or more.

Proudly Presented By:
Friends of the Fort Gratiot Light, The Port Huron Museum and these great supporters.


Lighthouse tours

Previous Winners

There have been some spectacular sand sculptures over the last 3 years. Click below to see them all.

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More info.....