Winter’s Ice and Snow may be the source of headaches in the form of slippery roads or high heating bills, but they can also be a source of joy and wonder. Here is a list of some of the best festivals if you have a yen to travel and don’t mind freezing temperatures! Ask Granny suggests you might visit China’s Harbin Ice and Snow Festival this winter. Harbin, the capital city of Heilongjiang Province in Northeastern China lasts a full month and attracts thousands of visitors to see the famous ice lanterns, snow sculptures and other ice and snow art. The World Ice Art Championships are held each year in Fairbanks, Alaska. The Sapporo Snow Festival in Sapporo, Japan is known for attracting artists from all over the world to join in their competitions and the winter festival in Hwacheon Sancheoneo, South Korea is also known for attracting thousands of visitors to enjoy winter sports, winter festivals and wonderful food. The Quebec Winter Carnival in Quebec City, Canada is three weeks of fun. Known for its concerts in addition to night parades, dogsled races and more, it promises many unforgettable winter fun experiences.
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