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Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition

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  • Location
    Sinnissippi Park
    1401 N. 2nd St.
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone
    (815) 987-8800
  • Date
    January 17-20, 2018
  • Recurrence
    Recurring daily
  • Time
    Wednesday-Saturday: Viewing hours sunrise until 10:30pm | Awards Ceremony Saturday 1:00pm
  • Price
    Free admission, donations welcome
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As many as 40,000 visitors view these massive works of snow art each year. Teams from around the state will compete in Rockford for the right to represent Illinois in the 2019 U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition, and high school teams from the Rockford area will compete in the high school division the same week.

Sinnissippi Park is open to the public for sculpture viewing while weather permits. Viewing hours are daily from sunrise until 10:30pm. You may drive or walk through the park. Visitors are encouraged to take the time to walk through to maximize their experience and allow them to view the sculptures from all sides.

Limited parking is available at Sinnissippi Park. Additional parking is available at Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens just west of Sinnissippi Park across N. Second Street.

Photo credit: ©Rockford Park District - Photo by Nathan McDonald

 

Subarea:Rockford Northeast

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Directions:
From I-90: Exit at U.S. 20 Business (E. State St.) and follow Business 20 into Rockford. Turn right on IL 251 and follow it north to the From the south: Exit I-39 west on U.S. 20 Bypass to IL 251 (11th St.) Follow IL 251 through town to the entrance to the park on the east side of the street.

Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition
  • January 17-20, 2018
  • Sinnissippi Park
  • Free admission, donations welcome
  • Recurring daily