This sand-sculpting event takes place on the grounds of the Fort Gratiot Light Station and features master and advanced amateur sand sculptors from across the United States and Canada. USA Today has included Blue Water SandFest as one of its choices for the 10 best Sand Sculpture Competitions nationally. This three-day event will have a variety of family and adult activities including vendors, demonstrations, music, sculpting classes and sand sculpting competitions. Amateur competition is on Saturday where the public is able to register for and participate in. For more information, visit the website link or call (810) 982-0891.