Special Report

50 Most Outrageous Snowmen and Ice Sculptures Around the World

Source: Tracy Hunter / Flickr

31. Medieval building
> Location: Harbin, China

Harbin, China is a mecca of ice sculpting, and this building at the Snow and Ice Festival is just one reason why.

Source: Carl Scofield / 2017 Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

32. Mermaid
> Location: China

China’s 2017 submission for the International Snow Sculpture Championships in Colorado won gold for pushing the boundaries with its illusion of a freed mermaid swimming alongside other sea creatures.

33. Pen Pineapple Apple Pen
> Location: Japan

This sculpture is an image of Japanese comedian Piko-Taro, who rose to internet fame with his song “Pen-Pineapple, Apple-Pen.”

34. Prehistoric fish chasing person
> Location: N/A

Perhaps depicting the biblical story of Jonah and the whale, this sculpture shows a sharp-toothed prehistoric fish pursuing a person.

Source: acertainlust4life.tumblr.com via Buzzfeed

35. Prisoner Snowmen
> Location: United States

These snowmen want to escape prison, but only a big melt will free them.

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