The International Snow Sculpture Championships
12.13.2018 / Nicole DeCesare, Updated 12.5.2022 / Lauren Parker
Every year, snow sculptors from all over the world come to Breckenridge to compete in the International Snow Sculpture Championships. This year, 16 teams will travel to Breckenridge from January 23-27, 2023, to compete for the gold medal. Witness these talented artists transform 20-ton blocks of snow into MASSIVE works of art! The teams will be sculpting throughout the 5 days and viewing is open to the public during this time.
people per team
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The Riverwalk Center
150 W Adams Ave, Breckenridge CO 80424
How much does it cost to see the sculpture event?
Nothing – that’s right… it’s FREE!
The International Snow Sculpture Championships Presented by Toyota is a free event open to the general public.
Where do I vote for my favorite sculpture?
Cast your vote anytime during sculpting week by texting the code of your favorite sculpture. More details can be found at each sculpture.
Is parking available?
There is free parking available at the parking lot off of Airport Road (with free transportation to the event from 10 am – 6 pm). The closest lot to the event is F-lot, but you will need to pay. You could also catch a Free Ride from our public transportation system from anywhere in town. Click here for a helpful guide on how to get around Breckenridge.
Are dogs allowed?
Yes. The International Snow Sculpture Championships Presented by Toyota is a pet-friendly event. We ask that you help keep it that way by keeping pets on-leash and away from the snow sculptures.
Lodging for the event?
Check out our current lodging special here for a great deal!
- The sculptures will be on display 24 hours of the day.
- If you plan to visit the sculptures on Saturday, January 28, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., you will need to reserve your viewing time. Availability is limited, but your entry will still be free of charge.
- The announcement of the 32nd International Snow Sculpture Championship will take place Friday, January 27 at 6 p.m. Door will open at the Riverwalk Center at 5:30 p.m. This is free to the public and will not require tickets.