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Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition

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The Rockford Park District is proud to present the 37th annual Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition, January 18–21, 2023. Teams from around the state will compete in Rockford for the right to represent Illinois in the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition in 2024. As many as 50,000 visitors view these massive works of snow art each year.


All votes cast for the people’s choice award in the state and high school divisions will be done online or via text at the link below. Votes will be accepted Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony Saturday, January 21, 2023, at 1:00 pm.


Daily from sunrise until 10:30 pm. You may drive or walk through. Sculptures will remain up in the park after the event for as long as weather conditions allow.



Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition
  • January 18, 2023 - January 21, 2023
  • Sinnissippi Park
  • Free admission, donations are welcome
  • Recurring daily