Sand In The City: Not Just For The Kids

first_imgSubmitted by The Port Of OlympiaEnjoy Sand in the City this WeekendSandcastles aren’t just child’s play at Sand in the City on August 23-25 at the Hands On Children’s Museum. The largest sand sculpting event in Washington State, the free three-day festival expects 50,000 visitors to the new museum on Olympia’s East Bay Waterfront.Thirteen teams will compete in the sandcastle competition and people of all skill levels can sculpt a castle in the giant sandboxes.  Among the attractions are live music, great local food and more than 40 art and science activities.For a special event admission rate of $25, families can play inside the new museum’s nine themed galleries and the new Outdoor Discovery Center.All proceeds from Sand in the City directly support the Hands On Children’s Museum’s Free & Reduced Admissions program. Over 100,000 children and their families benefit from the program by experiencing the museum regardless of their ability to pay.Port of Olympia is proud to be a sponsor the annual Sand in the City festival. For more information, click here. Facebook1Tweet0Pin0last_img