Ice Castles in New Hampshire announcing opening datesIce Castles NH
Press Release December 30. 2017 4:16AM
A popular icy attraction in Lincoln, New Hampshire is just two weeks away from opening to the public. Ice Castles will open its icicle-adorned archways to the public on January 1, 2016. Tickets will go on sale on Ice Castles’ website within the next week. UPDATE: The new opening date is January 5, 2018.
The Utah-based company behind the attraction is currently building ice castles in an unprecedented six locations across North America. The acre-sized interactive attraction in Lincoln, New Hampshire will feature ice-carved tunnels, fountains, slides, frozen thrones, and spiraling towers embedded with color-changing LED lights that twinkle to music at night.
Artisans have spent the last several weeks dripping, shaping, and hand-placing icicles to create the life-size fairytale playground. The breathtaking attraction has become a must-see winter attraction and social media sensation.
Since 2011, travelers from all over the globe have flocked to Ice Castles to walk through the frozen creation made up of 25 million pounds of ice.
The ice castle in Lincoln, New Hampshireis one of six locations this year. The company has other locations in Midway, Utah; Dillon, Colorado; Stillwater, Minnesota; Lincoln, Edmonton, Alberta; and Winnipeg, Manitoba.
About Ice Castles: The concept for Ice Castles was created when founder and Utah resident Brent Christensen attempted to build an ice cave for his daughter in the front yard of his home in Alpine, Utah. The project turned into a winter hit drawing crowds of locals to visit and tour his creation. Ice Castles has since turned into an internationally renowned tourist attraction with six locations across North America and growing.