Join the fun with art on the beach

OCEANSIDE — It’s time to get seriously sandy.Does a trip to the beach always mean time for a little sand sculpture? Then consider signing up now for the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce “Fun in the Sand” Sand Sculpture competition Sept. 28 during Oceanside Harbor Days. The theme of the event will be celebrating Oceanside and the 50th anniversary of the Oceanside Harbor.

Starting at 10 a.m., Sept. 28, teams of six will begin building their sand sculptures, shooting for the title of Oceanside’s best sand sculpture. This is an amateur event, so families, businesses, teens and adults are all welcome to show off their sand-sculpting skills.

Registration is open until Sept. 1 with a fee of $25 per team. The grand prize is $125. Sand-building will begin on the north jetty and make its way south.

Whether you are keen to show off your creativity or just want to sit back, relax and enjoy the show, come on down to Oceanside Harbor Days Sept. 28 and Sept. 29 for the first “Fun in the Sand” sand sculpture competition.

More information and applications are available at or call (760) 722-1534.





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