Work taking place on the 2022 winning snow statue.

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Michigan Technological University's Winter Carnival is an annual celebration that takes place every winter in Houghton, Michigan. It is a time to celebrate the large amounts of snowfall Michigan's Upper Peninsula receives each winter. Winter Carnival is characterized by snow statues, outdoor games, and many student activities.

Save the date: February 8–11, 2023

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Add to Calendar 02/08/2023 02/11/2023 America/Detroit Michigan Tech Winter Carnival Michigan Tech's annual Winter Carnival festivities. Michigan Tech Campus

Organized by Blue Key National Honor Society since 1934, Winter Carnival started in 1922 and has grown to become one of the largest annual winter festivals in the nation. Featuring dozens of huge, intricate snow statues all around campus and the community, this event also brings together students to participate in broomball, comedy skits, sleigh rides, a queen coronation, and lots of winter fun.

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Winter Carnival Statue Winners 2022

"Come One Come All to Our 100th Carnival" Huge, student-made snow statues featuring intricate ice sculptures are the star of Michigan Tech's Winter Carnival. One of the biggest annual winter celebrations in the nation, Carnival turns 100 in 2022—and the Huskies creating their snow statues went all out!

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