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Sand & Sawdust Festival
Jun 24 - Jun 26
This amazing festival pays tribute to the natural beauty and resources of the Pacific Northwest. Come watch carvers from around the world turn a beautiful piece of wood into a stunning work of art. Choose which ones you will bid on during the daily auctions.
Be sure you take time to head down to the beach to check out the sand sculpture contest. Learn how to make a beautiful sand sculpture from Form Finders. And inside the Convention Center check out the huge variety of arts, crafts and gift ideas from among our vendors. Grab a snack and a beverage while you are here.
Come enjoy yourself while watching 30 chainsaw carvers showcase their work, each artist creating chainsaw carvings during the festival, with live auctions each day. Purchase your favorite creations at the auction Friday at 5:00 p.m., Saturday at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Don’t miss the “quick carve” on Friday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This is the largest chainsaw show in Washington State. You are sure to find the perfect piece of art for your home or business.