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Cannon Beach Announces 2018 Sandcastle Event Schedule
Published: 05/10/2018  Updated: 05/15/2018
 

A popular event for visitors and locals alike, the 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest expects to attract thousands to Cannon Beach for a weekend of fun, June 8-10.

Popular among visitors and locals alike, the 54th Annual Sandcastle Contest will take over this beach town on Saturday, June 9th with its party atmosphere. Make your lodging reservations early, as hotels typically sell out all rooms in advance. Day-trippers should plan on arriving early. The Sandcastle Contest is the only day of the year when the beach is used for parking to accommodate the large crowds, but cars must be off the beach by 6:30pm to avoid potential issues with the incoming tide. To read more about the sandcastle competition, visit Sand Carvers Converge in Cannon Beach

2018 SANDCASTLE CONTEST WEEKEND SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, JUNE 8

10am-5pm
Packets n' Pail Pickup, Cannon Beach Visitor Information Center

5:30pm
Sandcastle Parade, downtown along Spruce and Hemlock

SATURDAY, JUNE 9

8-10am
American Legion Pancake Feed, 1216 S Hemlock

12pm
Sandcastle Contest Begins

5:30pm
Final Judging and Awards Presentation

6:30pm
Cars need to be off of beach

7-10pm
Live Music with Thistle & Rose on beach near 2nd Street beach access

8pm
Beach Bonfire near 2nd Street beach access

SUNDAY, JUNE 10

9am
Singing Sands 5K Fun Run/Walk, check-in on beach near 2nd Street beach access

For additional information about Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest, contact the Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce at (503) 436-2623 or visit cannonbeach.org

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