18th Annual Sand Sculpture Event

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18th Annual Sand Sculpture Event

June 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm


The fun starts Wednesday, June 8th, 2018 when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach and the “Grady Bunch” starts pounding up the sponsor site. The entire area is illuminated for night viewing through July 1st.

Watch Greg Grady and “The Grady Bunch” build a mammoth Sand Demo Site. View all entries online at this website.  The competition is by invitation only.  The event is funded by the Hampton Beach Village District and Sponsors, in cooperation with The Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce and The NH Division of Parks.

Schedule for 2018 Master Sand Sculpting Competition:

Mon. – Wed. – June 11 – 13 Massive 100 Ton Sponsor Site Created
Wed., June 13 – Sponsors Grand Finale with a Master Group Carve.
Thurs., Fri., & Sat., June 14-15-16 – Solo Competition $15,000 purse and entry awards.
Sat., June 16 – 1:00 – 3:00 PM Voting for People’s Choice Award.
Sat., June 16 at 8:00 PM Awards Ceremony on Sea Shell Stage. Special Fireworks Display at 9:30.
The event is lighted for nightly viewing thru July 1st.



June 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am
June 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm


Hampton Beach, NH
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