Minnesota Ice Castle

MOA Ice Castle Week 4 Progress

MOA Ice Castle Week 4 Progress

Don’t miss out on the ice castle being built in the parking lot at the Mall of America in Bloomington!  The castle will open on New Year’s Eve, December 31, and stay open until February 20, weather permitting.

This is something to see! The castle is being constructed on a roughly 1 acre parking lot with around 4 million gallons of water.  The first to be created in the Midwest, the Ice Castle is built by a unique, patent-pending construction process using icicles that are fused together, rather than blocks of ice typically used for ice structures. Water from sprinklers freezes over the icicles creating spires, walls, tunnels and cascades.  The castle itself will be 40 feet tall.  It is not just something to look at, you can actually go inside and walk through it!  The icicles sparkle during the day in the sunlight and at night it is illuminated by thousands of multi-colored lights in the ice.

Don’t miss this one of a kind event! For hours of operation and ticket prices, click here.

Take a look at this progress video to see how the structure is actually made, it is definitely interesting!

About wendycarson

If you're a buyer or seller, relocating from out of state or in town, an investor in a short sale or foreclosure situation, townhome or single family, acreage or development, new construction or existing, I'm here to serve your real estate needs! My main areas of business are residential real estate in the Twin Cities 13 County Metro Area and Western Wisconsin. I sell all types of residential real estate, from first time homes through executive properties, and specialize in relocation services working with various companies, organizations and universities throughout the Twin Cities. Because I pride myself on providing over-the-top customer service, the majority of my business comes from referrals. My educational background includes a BA in Communications from Central College, Pella, IA, and a Masters in Business Communication from the University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN.
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