This free public event will be held at the Park Point Beach House, at the end of Park Point, from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The City of Duluth Parks and Recreation Department will hold the Annual Park Point Sand Modeling Contest/Summer Beach Bash and Water Safety Expo Thursday, July 19. Families and kids of all ages are welcome to participate in the sand modeling contest, a variety of games, there will be live DJ music, and several demonstrations on safety topics such as throw rings, life jackets, weather safety and rip currents.

The sand modeling will start at 10:00 a.m., with judging to being at 1:00 p.m.  Prizes will be awarded to all winners.

Everyone is encouraged to bring their own beach blankets, sand modeling supplies like shovels, pails, and whatever you need and don't forget the sunscreen.

This event is organized by the City of Duluth Parks and Recreation, The Duluth Area Family YMCA, and Minnesota Sea Grant.