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CLOSED JULY 4
At the Museum - Jul 5th

We are closed on the Fourth of July. Come visit us on July 3 and 5. Happy Independence Day!

Hours & Info

Calendar

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    Sand in the City
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Everyone's Favorite Sand Festival

15th Annual Sand in the City®
Aug. 22 & 23, 2015 
at the Hands On Children's Museum


Sand in the City®
 is the South Sound's largest free family festival!

At this beloved event, families can watch expert sand sculptors craft works of art, enjoy dozens of FREE art and STEM learning activities and visit the award-winning Hands On Children's Museum for a discounted rate of $5.50 per person.

  • Sand in the City Gala: 7-11 p.m., Friday, Aug. 21. This is a Party with a Purpose just for grown-ups, and the museum will close at 3 p.m. in preparation for the party!
  • Big Beach Party: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 22
  • Grandparents' Day: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 23
Like us on Facebook to get event sneak peeks and share your experience: #HOCMsandinthecity

Support Our Free and Reduced Admissions Programs

Proceeds from Sand in the City®  supports the museum's Free & Reduced Admissions Programs, serving nearly 80,000 children and families each year.

Our Free & Reduced Admissions Program includes:

    • Free Friday Nights
    • Power Parenting classes
    • Gold Star Military Family Support Program & military discounts
    • Family support groups
    • Dental Health Month screenings
    • Field Trips for underserved schools
    • Sponsored family memberships
    • Special Night of Play for families of children with Autism
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Presenting Sponsor




Event Day Sponsors


Friday Evening Gala Sponsor
Heritage Bank

Saturday's Community Beach Party Sponsor
Olympia Federal Savings





Sunday's Grandparents' Day Sponsor
Lucky Eagle










Site Host & Event Support




Major Sponsors

Master Sand Sponsor

Moving Sponsor




Media Sponsors





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Thurston Talk Logo


Gala Hospitality Sponsors 






Main Stage Sponsor





Gala Entertainment Sponsor


Art Tent Sponsor

(Available)

Cabana Sponsor

Shuttle Sponsors

(Additional Shuttle Sponsorship Available)

Premier Green Sponsor

Lemay Shredding  









Sand Sculpting Exhibition Sponsors























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Parent Resource Center








 

Main Stage Sandbox Sponsor

 

Rock Wall Sponsor

Raffle Sponsors

Southwest Airlines LOGO



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Gala Auction Sponsor

(Available)

Gala Paddle Sponsor


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Gala Centerpieces Sponsor


Info Booth Sponsor: Plaza








Info Booth Sponsor: Stage

(Available)

Info Booth Sponsor: Swantown

(Available)
 

Signage Sponsor


Art Supply Sponsor 

(Pending)

Tot Spot Sponsor







Oasis Sponsor

DRAIN PRO LOGO                                                                                                           

Voting Sponsor

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Sandbox Play Sponsor


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Materials Sponsor

Supporting Green Sponsor

Activity Sponsor

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Janitorial Sponsor


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Sand Band Sponsor

(Available)

Camera Obscura Sponsor


First Aid Sponsor

Olympic Ambulance