World Ice Art Championships (Fairbanks, AK)
A month-long celebration featuring over 70 teams from around the world creating masterpieces up to 25 feet tall! Visiting families will get a kick out of the youth contest and kids' park.
Newport Winter Festival (Newport, RI)
New England at its best! This festival features a chili cook-off, a polar bear plunge, birdfeeder making, a children's fair, and an amazing ice carving contest.
Saint Paul Winter Carnival (Saint Paul, MN)
A real Minnesota tradition, this festival is in its 131th year. In addition to ice carving, guests can also enjoy snow sculpting, parades, a sled dog rally, and more.
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