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Sand Castle Competition and Pirate Encampment. Kites too!

August 5 - August 7


Come experience the coolest and most fun Sand Castle Competition in St. Helens,OR on our very own island! Come for the Day or Stay for the entire weekend at a Campground on Sand Island, St. Helens Oregon.

Day Pass: Your boat ride to Sand Island begins directly in front of City Hall on the boat dock below the gazebo. Follow the signs. To park free simply drive to the end of South 1st Street in St. Helens, OR 97051 area code and park in that big lot. Lot is closed at 9pm. The last boat ride to return will be at 8:30pm. Your pass allows you access to all areas, classes and fun, live music and more. Bring your sand pails and chairs and plan on a great day on the island.
Sorry Sand Island is not accessible to most wheelchairs.

Camp on Sand Island from Friday through Sunday and join in the fun. Book a campsite ticket and you’ll be able to pick out your spot on a first come first serve basis. Sand Island is incredible and has a 5 star rating with our overnight guests. Vist http://www.sandislandcampground.com for details about Sand Island Camping. Besides a wonderful camping site you’ll be able to partake in 2 great events. We’ll have incredible sand castle competitors from across the country. Watch them as they carve up amazing sand designs, sand building classes, scavenger hunts and sand bucket fun. We’ll also be hosting a whole pirate encampment with the crew from Outrageous Fortune and other pirate groups. These pirates are organzing all kinds of fun for guests. Canon firing, live music, treasure hunting, a pirate tavern and a variety of pirate oriented fun will have you saying AARRRGGHHH. Live Music Saturday from 4 – 9pm in our Pirate Tavern and Sunday 11 – 3pm.


August 5
August 7
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Submitter Name
Tina Curry
Submitter Email
[email protected]


St. Helens, Oregon
265 Strand
St Helens,
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