An artist works on his sand sculpture on Day two of the 2018 Parksville Beach Festival’s sand sculpting competition. Karly Blats photo

Artists continue work on sand sculptures

The public can view the sand sculptures starting at 2 p.m. on July 13

Artists continue to work on their sand sculptures on day two of the Parksville Beach Festival’s Quality Foods Sand Sculpting Competition and Exhibition.

The public can begin viewing the sculptures at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 13 at the Parksville Community Park.

Sculptors from around the world have until 2:45 p.m. Sunday, July 15 to finish their work. An awards ceremony will take place Sunday at 5:30 p.m.

The sand sculpture exhibition will then remain open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily until Aug. 19.

For a more complete schedule on the competition, the exhibition, and the rest of Parksville Beach Festival, go to

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