Watch the sand come alive at this year’s 25th anniversary event on Saturday, July 16. This year’s theme is “Food.” Registration table opens by 9 a.m., but groups may begin as early as 7 A.M. Judging starts after noon with awards at 1:00 P.M. Whether building or not, come vote for your favorite in the “People’s Choice Award.” Park volunteers will be judging sculptures for the funniest, most creative, and most thematic.

All awards provided thanks to the Friends of Indiana Dunes.