56th Annual Sandcastle Contest 2020

  • Address: 207 N Spruce St, PO Box 64, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
  • Phone: (503) 436-2623


  • Presented By: Cannon Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Dates: June 13, 2020
  • Location: On the Beach in Cannon Beach
  • Time: Saturday Sandcastle Contest Build, Sunday Singing Sands 5K Run/Walk

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

 Registration coming soon!

2020 Schedule of events


Friday, June 12th


10 AM-5 PM | Packets n' Pail Pickup at the Cannon Beach Visitor Information Center


12 PM | Team registration closes


Saturday, June 13th


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM | American Legion Pancake Feed


10:00 AM | Sandcastle Contest begins


3:30 PM | Final Judging and Awards Presentation


5:00 PM | Cars must be off the beach


7:00 PM | Live Music on the beach at 2nd Street from the Bruce Thomas Smith Band


8:00 PM | Bonfire on the Beach with S'mores on the beach at 2nd Street


Sunday, June 14th


9 AM | Singing Sands 5k Fun Run & Walk on the beach at 2nd Street. Pre-registration recommended. Check in and final registration at 8am.


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