Photo by Katrina Harris, Keys to the Magic Travel. When this great animated film came out a few years ago, Disney marked the occasion by holding a Highland Games Tournament at Epcot. To denote the special area, they used a sand sculpture as the sign, showing Merida, the twins, and some of the princess’s nervous suitors.
By Flickr user Andy Fitzsimmons. Announcing movie releases with sand sculptures is nothing new to Disney. They commissioned this great sculpture at the Cannes Film Festival for the 2010 premiere of Toy Story 3.
Photo by Norbert Schnitzler/Flickr. There have been many Disney-themed sand sculpture festivals, but only one is a yearly event sponsored by Disneyland Paris. The festival takes place at the Ostend beach in Belgium. At the 2012 event, WALL-E and Eve were there to watch over things.
Photo by Hans Veneman/Flickr. Holland’s European Sand Sculptures Festival takes place in Noordwijk every year. In 2008, the theme was Disney, and this delightful WALL-E sculpture took first place in the competition.