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Sand in the City-Big Beach Party

August 22, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sand in the City® features a Sand Sculpting Exhibition, a hybrid of master sculptors and local community groups, access to dozens of FREE art and STEM activities for children, live entertainment, face painting and delicious food!

Sand sculptures are the heart of the festival. They can be viewed Saturday and Sunday. Drop a dollar in the box on Saturday to vote for your favorite. Donations benefit Hands On’s Free & Reduced Admissions Programs.

There will be additional activities including:

  • Face Painting
  • Dig and create in giant sand boxes
  • STEM activities for our youngest guests in the Tot Spot
  • Meet live animal guests
  • Blow giant bubbles
  • Climb the rock wall
  • Feast on festival food
  • Craft works of art in the Artists’ Workshop
  • Cool off with Splash Ball
  • Wade in the 250-foot interactive stream

Don’t miss visiting the award-winning Hands On Children’s Museum for a special discounted rate of $5.50 per person Sand in the City weekend!


August 22, 2015
10:00 am - 7:00 pm


Hands On Children’s Museum
414 Jefferson St NE
Olympia, WA
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