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Southern New Hampshire Blog by Steve Russo, Realtor


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2014 Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Competition

There are two reasons to visit Hampton Beach this time of year – a refreshing dip in the ocean – and one of New Hampshire’s premier summer events – the Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Competition.

During the weekend of June 19th-21st, competitors will fashion works of art from 250 tons of imported sand. Yes, they import sand to Hampton Beach! The competition, open to registered participants only, results in great sculptures that beautify the beach for several weeks.

There will be several special events in conjunction with the competition, including sand sculpting classes, fireworks (June 21st), and voting for a people’s choice award winner. The creations will be on display through July 6th.    Beach

For more details and for photos of the impressive works of past award winners, go to the Sand Sculpture website by clicking here. Master sand sculptors who would like to participate in the competition should contact the event co-sponsor, Greg Grady, via his website.

The 2014 Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Competition is supported by the Hampton Beach Village District, the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, and the NH Division of Parks.

The 2013 Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Competition

It’s never too early to look forward to one of New Hampshire’s premier summer events – the Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Competition.  On June 20th, competitors will fashion works of art from 250 tons of imported sand.  Yes, they import sand to Hampton Beach!  The competition, open to registered participants only, results in great sculptures that beautify the beach for several weeks.

There will be several special events in conjunction with the competition, including sand sculpting classes, fireworks (June 22rd), and voting for a people’s choice award winner.  The creations will be on display through July 7th.  For more details and for photos of the impressive works of past award winners, go to the Sand Sculpture website by clicking here.

Master sand sculptors who would like to participate in the competition should contact the event co-sponsor, Greg Grady, via his website.  The Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Competition is supported by the Hampton Beach Village District, the Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce, and the NH Division of Parks.  Additional sponsors and volunteers are always welcome; visit the Sand Sculpture website for more details.