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Dec 19, 2013, 13:00 ET
People flock to the International Snow Sculpture Championships, which gives rise to a temporary outdoor art gallery in downtown Breckenridge, Colo. Over 65 hours, artists hand-carve the sculptures, which each start out as a 12-foot tall, 20-ton block of compacted snow. The 2014 festival begins Jan. 21. Visit GoBreck.com for more information. (PRNewsFoto/GoBreck, Nathan Bilow)

Don't Call Them Snowmen: International Snow Sculpture Championships

Snow artists from around the world will compete Jan. 21 through Jan. 25, 2014 in Breckenridge, Colo. at the International Snow Sculpture...

Dec 09, 2013, 11:17 ET
Participants in Race of the Santas in Breckenridge, Colo. dance their way down Main Street as part of the annual fun run supporting toy charity Adopt an Angel Summit County. The event, followed by the lighting of the town tree, raised funds to support happy holidays for more than 2,100 children since its inception in 2011. Holiday festivities continue through the month in Breckenridge, Colo. Daniel Dunn / GoBreck  (PRNewsFoto/GoBreck)

Sprinting Santas Kicked off Holiday Season in Breckenridge, Colo.

 Race of the Santas drew more than 200 costumed runners on Dec. 7 to kick off the holiday season in the mountain community of Breckenridge,...

Dec 20, 2012, 10:07 ET
Terry Gunderson of team Canada-Yukon works on their 2012 piece, "Throat Singers," which depicted a family celebrating with dancing and a singing lesson. Repeat medalists, the team will compete at the 2013 International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colo. Jan. 22 - Feb. 3. (Nathan Bilow / GoBreck).

Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships Draws Most Diverse Field to Date

Sixteen teams are set to compete in the International Snow Sculpture Championships, which brings an outdoor art gallery to downtown Breckenridge,...

Dec 05, 2012, 10:47 ET

Breckenridge Ullr Fest Celebrates 50th Anniversary Jan. 6-12, 2013

The Breckenridge community will celebrate Ullr Fest's 50th anniversary Jan. 6-12, 2013 with a week-long party paying homage to Ullr (pronounced...

Jan 06, 2012, 09:03 ET

Snow Sculpture Competition Creates Outdoor Art Gallery in Breckenridge, Colo.

Fifteen teams with artists from 11 countries will compete in the 22nd annual International Snow Sculpture Championships Jan. 24-28, 2012...

Jan 06, 2012, 09:03 ET
El Campeonato Internacional de Esculturas de Nieve, que se celebra este ano entre el 24 y el 28 de enero, genera una galeria temporal de esculturas al aire libre en el centro de Breckenridge, Colorado. ||  The International Snow Sculpture Championships, this year set for Jan. 24-28, gives rise to a temporary outdoor sculpture gallery in the center of downtown Breckenridge, Colorado. (GoBreck.com / Carl Scofield)  (PRNewsFoto/GoBreck)

Team Mexico to Compete in International Snow Sculpture Championships

Team Mexico has been selected to compete in the 22nd annual International Snow Sculpture Championships in Breckenridge, Colorado Jan. 24-28, 2012....

Jan 06, 2012, 09:03 ET
El Campeonato Internacional de Esculturas de Nieve, que se celebra este ano entre el 24 y el 28 de enero, genera una galeria temporal de esculturas al aire libre en el centro de Breckenridge, Colorado. ||  The International Snow Sculpture Championships, this year set for Jan. 24-28, gives rise to a temporary outdoor sculpture gallery in the center of downtown Breckenridge, Colorado. (GoBreck.com / Carl Scofield)  (PRNewsFoto/GoBreck)

El Equipo de México competirá en el Campeonato Internacional de Esculturas de Nieve

El Equipo de México ha sido seleccionado para competir en el 22o Campeonato Internacional de Esculturas de Nieve anual en Breckenridge,...