Take the family to the beach down in Galveston on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 for the 27th annual AIA SandCastle Competition on Galveston's East Beach. For 20 years now, teams of architects, designers, and engineers have taken their tools to East Beach in Galveston for one of the world’s largest sandcastle competitions. Beautiful, amazing creations appear on the beach overnight. TIP: Stop on the way and buy kids plastic sand buckets and scoops. You will be inspired.