Zehnder’s Snowfest 2020

Winter fun for the whole family Alicia Frank   Trivia: 1999 Record for the world’s largest snow cone was set at Zehnder’s Snowfest featuring 3,300 pounds of ice and 60 gallons of blueberry syrup.   1994 Zehnder’s Snowfest received the Michigan Tourism Award from then-Gov. John Engler.   1996 Willard Scott and the “Today Show” broadcast live from Zehnder’s Snowfest. Over 250,000 gallons of water are required to produce enough snow for Zehnder’s snow blocks. During the past 28 years, approximately 4.2 million guests have attended Snowfest.   1994 Glacier ice from Alaska was shipped to Zehnder’s Snowfest. The Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan made its first visit to Snowfest in 2013. Zehnder’s Snowfest includes 70 snow blocks and 150 ice carvings. The warmest Snowfest temperature reached the low 60s.   As host of the top snow-sculpting events in North America, Zehnder’s Snowfest has been a winter favorite to many for the past 28 years. From the larger-than-life snow sculptures to the detailed ice carvings, this year’s event will entertain the entire family. The festivities kick off Jan. 22 and continue through Jan. 27, when the carvers begin chiseling their 2020 masterpieces. This year’s entertainment includes a fireworks display, petting zoo, the National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship, the High School Snow Sculpting Competition and much more.

Winter fun for the whole family

Alicia Frank

 

Trivia:

1999

Record for the world’s largest snow cone was set at Zehnder’s Snowfest featuring 3,300 pounds of ice and 60 gallons of blueberry syrup.

 

1994

Zehnder’s Snowfest received the Michigan Tourism Award from then-Gov. John Engler.

 

1996

Willard Scott and the “Today Show” broadcast live from Zehnder’s Snowfest.

Over 250,000 gallons of water are required to produce enough snow for Zehnder’s snow blocks.

During the past 28 years, approximately 4.2 million guests have attended Snowfest.

 

1994

Glacier ice from Alaska was shipped to Zehnder’s Snowfest.

The Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan made its first visit to Snowfest in 2013.

Zehnder’s Snowfest includes 70 snow blocks and 150 ice carvings.

The warmest Snowfest temperature reached the low 60s.

 

As host of the top snow-sculpting events in North America, Zehnder’s Snowfest has been a winter favorite to many for the past 28 years. From the larger-than-life snow sculptures to the detailed ice carvings, this year’s event will entertain the entire family. The festivities kick off Jan. 22 and continue through Jan. 27, when the carvers begin chiseling their 2020 masterpieces. This year’s entertainment includes a fireworks display, petting zoo, the National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship, the High School Snow Sculpting Competition and much more.

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