U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition
Sculptors from Italy, Ireland, Portugal, the Netherlands, Quebec, and the U.S. compete "to create the most fantastic sand sculptures San Diegans have ever seen." Also, nine winning teams from past U.S. Open Sandcastle Competitions in Imperial Beach take the "I.B. Challenge." Sand artists joined by 3D artists working in media such as metal, glass, wood, ceramics, fabric, gemstones. Sandboxes for kids. Sandcastle-building lessons by leading sculptors. Pirates and stiltwalkers. Big bands, dancers, singers.