Thank you for considering a visit to Parksville, BC and to the 2017 Quality Foods Canadian Open Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition
The Sculpting Competition will begin with "pound up" on Thursday, July 13th, 2017 when the competitors prepare their sites for the competition and the competition will continue until 3:00 pm on Sunday, July 16th. Judging begins immediately following and at approx. 5:30 pm there is an awards ceremony at the site where the prizes are distributed.
The sculptures will stay on display until Sunday, August 20th at 9 pm. Visitors are welcome at the site starting Friday, July 14th at 2:00 pm. The site will remain open daily until 9pm. [A recommended donation at the gate is $3.00 per person]
This event is held at the Community Park in Parksville which is located on the ocean side of Hwy 19A (exit 46), on Corfield Road in the center of town.Facilities:
Washrooms and showers are available in the park, as well as a couple of food vendors. There are also many local restaurants within walking distance of the park. The park includes a long strip of sandy beach area and the Lions Adventure Play and Water Park for the young members of the family.Parking:
There is parking available on site but arrive early as it usually fills up by noon. During the competition weekend there is a suggested donation of $2 for parking, with proceeds going to the Parksville Curling Club.Other:
Let us know when you're coming!! If you contact us prior to your arrival, we can arrange to have one of our team of "ambassadors" greet your group and provide you with any assistance and additional information you may require.Parksville Beach Festival Society