Come and witness the incredible transformation of sand into breathtaking works of art at this year's Sand Sculpture Contest taking place at Indiana Dunes State Park!

Get in the Sand and Get Sculpting

The theme for the event is "Animals," but don't be fooled - participants are free to use their imagination and create any type of sand sculpture they desire. Get ready to be amazed by the stunning sculptures that will adorn the sandy shores of Indiana Dunes. Save the date and get ready for a day of artistic expression and friendly competition.

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When and Where is the Sand Sculpture Contest

The event begins at 9am on July 13, 2024, at Indiana Dunes State Park. All sculptures will be judges by a panel of volunteers with awards for the funniest sculpture, most creative sculpture, and most thematic sculpture for both children and adults.

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Questions About the Event? Reach out!

If you have any questions regarding the contest rules or logistical details, don't hesitate to reach out to the Nature Center. They will be more than happy to assist you. Simply give them a call at 219-926-1390.

Don't Miss the Magic

Don't miss out on this wonderful opportunity to witness the magic of sand sculpting and participate in an event that celebrates creativity and imagination. Gather your friends and family, and come experience the Sand Sculpting Contest on July 13th at Indiana Dunes.

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Gallery Credit: Hannah Lang