Must-see photos of China's magnificent city of ice
The world's largest celebration of ice
The Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is an annual winter event that takes place in Harbin, Heilongjiang, China, and it's now the largest ice festival on the planet. It starts every year on January 5th and runs for a month, boasting a jaw-dropping and shivering display of the world's biggest ice sculptures.
Click through to see the city in all its icy frigid glory—and how it all comes together. When it comes to winter, if you can't beat it, join it!