Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpt Contest Returns July 8

When: Friday, July 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Heather Road beach in Wildwood Crest

Grab your buckets and shovels and head to the beach at Heather Road in Wildwood Crest from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and get ready to create works of art in the sand! This amateur and semi-pro sand sculpting contest is hosted by professional world-renowned sand sculptor Matt Long, a former cast member of the Travel Channel’s SandMasters, and “Can You Dig It!” Sand Tools. 2022 marks the 10th year for this fun festival. FREE to all participants and spectators.

 Fun activities featured at this year’s festival include a magic variety show at 10:30 a.m., live music at 11:00 a.m. by the Mike Shackleton Band, and beach games. Sculptures will be judged on creativity, execution, composition and overall presentation, and prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in each division. Rain or shine! Participants can pre-register by emailing matt@sandsculptor.com. For more information call 609.523.0202.