June 10-17 – Event Site or on the Beach
Event Site: Marina del Sur
Categories: 10 & Under l 11-17 l Adults l Families
Judging: 1:00pm Sunday, June 17
Event site or via submitted photos
Download Rules & Entry Form
Bring your creative side, your friends and your family to Elephant Butte Lake to build a sandcastle, big or small! You can build it at the event site (Marina del Sur) or anywhere along the beach (simply submit photos!). To enter, download the rules and entry form, complete the form, and submit per the instructions on the form. In the past, we’ve seen mermaids, castles, turtles, elephants, alligators and much more, so come with your idea for the best sandcastle ever! Fun for the whole family!
View Sandcastle Flyer
View Sandcastle Handout
View Progress of the Elephant Sandcastle
9:00pm Saturday, June 30
Elephant Butte Lake State Park
Rain Date: Sunday, July 1
There’s no better place to celebrate the 4th of July than Elephant Butte Lake! Camp out at the beach… rent a boat, paddleboard, kayak or jet ski… swim… play… and watch New Mexico’s most spectacular fireworks from the water or from shore! No gate fees from 6:00 pm until after the show. Bring your family and friends for the best 4th of July weekend ever!
View 4th of July Flyer