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Twin Cities Beach Blast

July 17 @ 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM CDT

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Milk Carton Boat Races:

The Milk Carton Boat Races return to Thomas Beach at the Twin Cities Beach Blast! Registration is FREE. Cash prizes.
Race Divisions: Adults, Teens, Kids, and SUP: Stand-Up Solo Milk Carton Boats!
Featuring the Finale Showdown: The Day’s Fastest Milk Carton Boats race each other!
Bring your own boat, or paddle one of ours! We have 10 pre-made boats for you to choose from. They can hold from 1 to 4 people. Life jackets and paddles are provided too.
Register your team at www.tcbeachblast.com or come see who will win…and who sinks!

Sand Castle Competition:

What will you build this year?
The Sandcastle Competition is back at Thomas Beach during the Twin Cities Beach Blast!
Anyone can do it! We even offer free tools you may use including: bucket, shovel, trowel, smoother and spray bottle. Up to 5-person teams can compete with a 10’x10′ plot. Registration is free!
Register your team and build your own Sandcastle in either Friends or Family category. Or come and watch them being built, meet the artisans, and give gently-constructive criticism!
Award Categories: 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, and Best in Show.


July 17
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM CDT
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Twin Cities Beach Blast
(612) 910-4404

Twin Cities Event Calendar by Twin Cities Kids Club

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You can find great activities to beat the heat during the summer, like ice cream socials or a float-in movie. You can find a whole host of indoor activities in the wintertime to keep your kids happy and learning, like ballet, gymnastics, or storytime at the local library.

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