Sand and Sawdust highlights

  • Fri Jun 28th, 2019 4:16pm
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The Five Star Dealership Sand and Sawdust Festival runs Friday through Saturday this weekend, with most of the activities in and a round the Convention Center, and at the beach nearby.

For a detailed list of events go to Here are some of the highlights.


Inside the Convention Center, the center parking lot and at the beach.

On the Beach

To access the beach, use the Chance a La Mer entrance next to the Shiloh. Once on the beach, the activities are to the left of the poles (south). Cars are not allowed past that area, but cars allowed to the right (north).


Sand drawing workshop with Justin the Circler from 11 a.m. to noon at the beach.

Experts build a sandcastle at the beach, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Chainsaw carving, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Convention Center.

Chainsaw art auction – Oyhut Bay Tent, 5 p.m.


Sandcastle building workshop on the beach, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Amateur sandcastle contest on the beach, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chainsaw carving, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Chainsaw art auction – Oyhut Bay Tent, 5 p.m.


Chainsaw carving, 11 a.m. 4 p.m.

Chainsaw art auction, 2 p.m. Oyhut Bay Tent

Inside Convention Center- Every Day!

Associated Arts of Ocean Shores Juried Fine Arts, 3D & Photography Show

Crafts, merchants, nonprofit and sponsor booths

Ride the mechanical Shark! How long can you last?

Tables and chairs for general seating

Information and Amateur Sandcastle Contest registration (Saturday event)

Convention Center Parking Lot – Every Day!

Food booths

Giant sand box for the kids

Rock climbing wall and strength test for family fun

Bennett’s Fish Shack Stage – live music and DJ’s

Festival beer garden and bar

Bennett’s Fish Shack Stage

Check the festival web site for musical performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday.