Second Annual Sandfest In Port Huron

Blue Water Sandfest 2013. Photo courtesy of

It’s been named as one of the ten best Sandfests in all of the United States and it’s right in our back yard.

Blue Water Sandfest is officially underway at the Fort Gratiot Light Station Park just north of Port Huron.

Event Chair Dave Brooks says they had to truck in 300 tons of sand suitable for carving

Five Masters and seven Advanced Amateur teams are competing. Sandfest, which continues through Sunday features entertainment, food and hands-on lessons for folks of all ages.