An annual winter festival called Harbin Ice and Snow World takes place in Harbin, China. Since its founding in 1985, the event has grown to rank among the biggest ice and snow festivals worldwide.Depending on the weather, the festival often starts in early January and lasts for roughly a month.With a total area of more than 600,000 square metres, Harbin Ice and Snow World is one of the biggest ice and snow parks worldwide.

The festival is well-known for its elaborate ice sculptures, which are the work of international artists. Blocks of frozen Songhua River ice are used to create these sculptures, meaning that the supply of ice is practically free.Impressive snow sculptures are also on display throughout the festival, in addition to ice sculptures. Compacted snow is used to create These sculptures, which may reach as high as 46 metres.

Every year, a new theme for the festival is introduced, which is reflected in the decorations and sculptures. Previous themes have included fairy tales, Chinese mythology, and well-known sites.

There are many different things to do for visitors at Harbin Ice and Snow World, such as ice skating, snowboarding, sledding, and ice sliding.

The ice and snow sculptures' nighttime illumination is one of the festival's biggest attractions. Vibrant lights surround the sculptures, resulting in a mystical and alluring ambiance, making it a must visit destination.