This Sand Castle Building Contest In Connecticut Will Bring Out The Kid In Everyone

Days at the beach in the summer can be long and lazy but they don’t have to be. Grab a bucket and a shovel and enter this sand castle building contest to test your seaside talents. Rather just watch? That’s fine too. Pack a picnic and enjoy a day at one of Connecticut’s great beaches and spectate the sand as it turns into art before your eyes.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Are you ready to enter this sand castle building contest? Or are you just going to bring a cooler and some chairs and watch?

If you can’t make the festival, then spend your time this summer on some of Connecticut’s beaches collecting sea glass. If you love our beaches and state parks, join the Connecticut Nature Lovers group on Facebook to see more incredible places to visit.