January 25-28

31st Annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition


“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow”

100,000 visitors visit this to view 35 snow sculptures.

Three rules for this challenging event:

•  No power tools

•  Nothing artificial can be added

•  Sculptures must stand up on their own, no frames allowed

ill. snow sculpting info


Click here to watch preparations — trucking and packing snow for the sculptures — with nice music in the background — indeed an interesting video to watch:

snow packing