55th Annual Sandcastle Contest 2019


The center of the sandcastle building is on the beach at the west end of Monroe St.

Contest & Fun Run Register HERE!

Brochure PDF Download!

Schedule of Events

Friday, June 7th

                     Packets n' Pail Pickup - Cannon Beach Chamber & Visitors Center 10 AM - 5 PM

                     Registration Closes at 12 PM      

Saturday, June 8th

                     American Legion Pancake Feed 9 AM - 11 AM


                     Sandcastle Contest Begins 12:30 PM

                     Final Judging and Awards Presentation to follow 5:30 PM  *Cars off the beach by 6 PM*

                     Live Music on the beach & Bonfire on the Beach 7 PM - 10 PM

Sunday, June 9th

                     Singing Sands 5k Fun Run/ walk - On the beach at 2nd Street. Check in & final registration starts

                     at 8 AM. Race begins at 9 AM.

The event is the oldest sandcastle contest in the Northwest and the most popular annual event in Cannon Beach.

If you would like to purchase a limited first edition "50 Years of Sandcastles in the Making" book, please contact our office at 503-436-2623