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Sand Sculpting Festival a Start to Summer

(Michigan City, IN) - A new lakefront festival for the summer is scheduled in Michigan City. The Singing Sands Sand Sculpting Festival is a three-day event is expected to begin on June 3. Professional sand sculptors recognized worldwide are expected to attend.


According to the mayor’s office, there’s nothing like it anywhere on Lake Michigan. Live music featuring some of the best regional acts is planned, along with food and arts and craft vendors.


Then, following the Singing Sands Sculpting Festival, will be the return of the Kiddie Parade on June 25. The City’s youth will take to the streets to celebrate summer and show their civic spirit along Franklin Street in the Uptown Arts District. That same evening, Michigan City’s harbor comes alive with lights and music with the return of Venetian Night. Boat owners will decorate their boats and parade through the harbor and around the pier, celebrating another beautiful summer night.


The annual Patriotic Parade and Fireworks Show at the lakefront will follow Venetian Night.


“What an incredible way to celebrate summer, our patriotism, and our independence”, said Mayor Duane Parry.

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