THe US National Snowsculpting Competition will take place in downtown Lake Geneva from January 26, 2019 - February 3, 2019. Each year top sculptors earn their spot in this national competition by winning their local qualifiers. Mounds of snow will be built on Monday and Tuesday before the competiton and the team will be scultping on Wednesday. The teams will work together over the next few days, and often throughout the nights, creating larger than life sculptures. The artists will have until 11am on Saturday, when the judges will call "Shovels down", to complete their sculpture.
The public is invited to cast their vote for their favorite while the judges will be deciding on their favorites as well. Winners for both People's and Judges choices will be awarded at 3:00pm.
WInterfest will run simultaneously to this competition and will feature many fun, and family friendly events around town. From the Soup-er Magic Night, Chocolate Crawl, Human Dog Sled Races and more, you'll always have something fun to do. New this year will be the magical Ice Castles that are being built on the Riviera Beach. This fairy-tale like experience is something you won't want to miss. The castle is just under an acre and includes slides, frozen thrones, crawl spaces, and slot canyons to squeeze through, Ice Castles is not only beautiful, it is fun for the whole family.
Stay tuned for more details on all the fun things happening in the Lake Geneva area this winter!