Ice Castles Coming Back to Colorado!

By Melissa Moore on September 26, 2023
WUHAN, CHINA – DECEMBER 21: (CHINA OUT) Local residents play on ice sculpture during an ice and snow art festival in Wuhan Optical Valley Tennis Center on December 21, 2021 in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. With just over a month before the Beijing Winter Olympics, the launching ceremony of the 8th National Public Ice and Snow Season was held in Wuhan and the central Chinese region for the first time. As a vital part of the largest ice and snow event in China before the Beijing Winter Olympics, an ice and snow art festival covering an area of nearly 1,000 square meters kicked off in Wuhan on Tuesday. A temporary indoor ice and snow sculpture exhibition, made by 400 tons of ice and 50 tons of snow, was open to public and will last until January 3, 2022. Besides the sculptures of Wuhan’s landmarks, Winter Olympics mascots and cute animals, entertainment facilities such as ice slides and bumper cars on ice bring citizens in southern part of China even closer to experience the joy of ice and snow. (Photo by Getty Images)

After two winters away, Ice Castles is coming back to Colorado! 

Ice Castles, an immersive winter attraction, will return to Colorado in December in a new location, Cripple Creek.  The attraction will feature ice-carved tunnels, caverns, fountains, slides, frozen thrones, towers, and crawl spaces illuminated by color-changing LED lights.

Construction on the winter attraction will begin as early as late October and will remain open until early March. 

Tickets to visit the frozen fortresses will be available in December at

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