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Lower temperatures do not mean less attractive outdoor activities. Festivals throughout the United States are therefore plentiful.
1. Frozen Dead Guy Days, Nederland, Colorado
Every winter, Colorado townspeople celebrate the Day of the Dead with coffin races, funeral parades, frozen competitions, snowy “beach” volleyball and lots of fun activities. , unique in the harsh weather of winter.
2. Winter Carnival, Lake Saranac, New York
Many people are very excited about the cold because they can play winter sports in beautiful places covered with white snow, breaking the monotony of cold days. Every year, during this festival, there is a themed parade and a giant ice castle building competition, made from 1,000 to 3,000 stone blocks.
3. Fur Rendezvous, Alaska
In the northernmost part of the United States, the reindeer festival called Fur Rendezvous has been held since 1937, usually from February 24 to March 4. The festival includes a series of interesting activities such as reindeer racing, releasing reindeer on the street … creating a chaotic but extremely bustling atmosphere.
4. Whitefish Winter Festival, Montana
Legend has it that Ullr, the northern snow god, settled in northwestern Montana and built a house on Big Mountain. The locals believe that if they work hard, Ullr will bring them a prosperous winter, so this winter festival was born to pay homage to the people here. The whole city is decorated with elaborate sculptures and a festive atmosphere with lots of activities like Wacky games, ice skating or skijoring, etc.
5. Plunge Fest, Annapolis, Maryland
At this festival, people will take a dip in the freezing cold water in Chesapeake Bay. Besides, this festival also has the appearance of huge sand sculptures and melodies.
6. Pond Skim, Mammoth, California
During the festival, people will ski and participate in special activities or compete in frozen lakes in unique costumes, such as hot bathing suits, or sumo costumes, Super hero…
7. Polar Fest, Minnesota
Many people often choose to go south to the sunlit beaches on cold winter days, while the people of Detroit Lakes (Lake Detroit) have different activities and festivals. distinct. They had a week full of fun in the cold with activities, bizarre contests like bowling, golf on ice.