30th annual Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival opens this weekend


30th annual Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival opens this weekend

The 30th annual Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival will take place on Duncannon Beach in County Wexford this weekend from Friday, August 5th to Sunday, August 7th.

An action packed family festival with fun events on the beautiful Duncannon beach offers fireworks, and Family Beach Party, Beach games, Live music and awesome professional Sand Sculptures plus a range of free activities and entertainment.

Professional Sand-sculptors will be onsite creating giant sand-sculpted masterpieces and the festival will kick off on Friday with the Grand Unveiling of the Sand Sculptures in the now Familiar Tent on the beach, A giant Family beach party with Music from DJ Noel, plenty of Children’s entertainment and a huge Fireworks display after dark lighting up the Hook Peninsula.
Festivities will recommence on Saturday with the Sand Sculpture Tent open all day from 10am, there will be plenty of fun games for all the family to join in on the beach, this will include for the first time Irelands biggest Water Fight on a beach, Water balloons will be provided for a small fee and everyone can join in.   There will be a visit from the Barrack Street Band playing some fantastic tunes on the green.

The family fun continues on Sunday with the Annual Amateur Sand Sculpting Competition – this competition is open to all ages and ability and best Sand Sculpture wins.  There will also be a Live DJ on the green followed by an outdoor movie screening.

 

For further details on the festival see www.visitwexford.ie

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Tourist information for county Wexford in the Sunny Southeast of Ireland - for further details see www.visitwexford.ie
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