3. International Sand Sculpture Festival | Portugal

The largest sand sculpture event in the world, the International Sand Sculpture Festival or Festival Internacional de Escultura em Areia (FIESA) has been held in Pêra, Algarve, Portugal annually since 2003.

ANTALYA, TURKEY - JUNE 03: International Antalya Sand Sculpture Festival (Sandland), which is among the worlds largest sand sculpture events, welcomes its visitors for the 9th time in Antalya, Turkey on June 03, 2015. Each year the festival highlights different themes and the theme for 2015 is World's seven wonders. Gigantic sand sculptures built by using 10000 tons of sand are on display. (Photo by Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
ANTALYA, TURKEY – JUNE 03: International Antalya Sand Sculpture Festival (Sandland), which is among the world’s largest sand sculpture events, welcomes its visitors for the 9th time in Antalya, Turkey on June 03, 2015. Each year the festival highlights different themes and the theme for 2015 is World’s seven wonders. Gigantic sand sculptures built by using 10 000 tons of sand are on display. (Photo by Mustafa Ciftci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)