Beach Day

Cleveland is going back to the beach with the third-annual Beach Day! Hundreds of Cleveland designers and community members will hit the beach to show off their sand castle skills and volleyball game. All are welcome at this family-friendly event, hosted by AIA Cleveland and Cleveland Metroparks. Attendance is free, but the competition requires registration below.

Registration Now Open!   REGISTER HERE

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Preparing for Beach Day? 

See the competition rules and proper sand castle building techniques below:

1.       Start on a Hard Pack, no soft sand foundations.
2.       Water + Sand = True Sand Castle Love
3.       Masonry Tools are Extremely Helpful, So are Large Clay Carving Tools
4.       Video Tutorial: Sandcastle from Start to Finish
5.       Video Tutorial: How to Make an Arch

1.       Food/Drink: Water will be Available; as will Concessions and Food Trucks
2.       Coolers: Encouraged, but No Glass on the Beach (or Alcohol outside the beer tent)
3.       Sunburns: Shade Tents and Sunscreen!
4.       Radios: Set Your own Mood



Saturday, August 5th, 2017

8:00AM:    Sand Castle Build Begins
10:00AM:  Volleyball Tournament Begins
1:00PM:     Public Voting Begins
3:00PM:    Parade of Castles, Celebrity Jury
4:00PM:    Championship Volleyball Game, Awards Presentation


Interested in Beach Day 2017? Please contact:
Wayne Mortensen, AIA
AIA Cleveland Director of Community Outreach