Bay City-area teams were among the competitors at Snowfest 2024

Zehnders Snowfest 2024 in Frankenmuth celebrated ice and snow Jan. 24-28. This was the 33rd annual festival.

Snow carvers came from all over the world to compete in World Class Double and Single Block Snow Sculpting Championships.

Other divisions included the State of Michigan Snow Sculpting Competition; High School Snow Sculpting Competition; Multi-Block Ice Carving Exhibition; and Collegiate Alumni Ice Carving Challenge.

If you didn't venture out to see the carvings in person, here are a few.

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