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Opening of the 36th China Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival

Date: 2020.01.07 Author: Rosie Wu

On January 5, the Harbin Ice and Snow World set off fireworks to celebrate the opening of the Ice and Snow Festival. On the same day, the 36th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin, Heilongjiang, opened the Harbin Ice and Snow World, which will last until February 28th, 2020.


Harbin Ice and Snow World is located the north bank of Songhua River, Songbei District, Harbin 150000, China. Covering an area of 800,000 square meters, it is a large comprehensive amusement park, combining ice cartoon, themed snow performances, ice sculpture exhibition and many other art and culture activities.


You can also enjoy various snow entertainment and activities, such as ice slide, ice rock climbing, icy castle mazes, snow fighting, snow football, ice shuffleboard on ice and so on. You can also play ice bikes, snow go-karts, snowmobiles, ski skating, etc., and even snow CS, snow football, ice tug of war and other exiting activities. Most of the projects inside are included in the entrances, and you do not have to pay extra fee for these.


The China Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival is one of the world's four grandest ice and snow festivals, together with Japan's Sapporo Snow Festival, Norway's Ski Festival, and Canada's Quebec City Winter Carnival. The best time to visit Harbin Ice and Snow World is from the late December or in early January to the beginning of March next year, when is winter season in the Harbin. You can enjoy the wonderful view of ice sculptures, snow sculptures, ice castle, snow castle, etc., which is extremely beautiful, especially when all the colored lights are on at night. It would be definitely a visual feast.