Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Bring more than a plastic bucket and shovel to this beach party. The annual Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest, one of the oldest of its kind, celebrates half a century of taking the classic summer pastime to the next leve. Dozens of amateur and professional artists compete, sculpting everythign from sprawling castles (some as wide as 30 by 30 feet) to whimsical mermaids. The contest has several divisions, including ones for kids, so all can participate.