It’s winter carnival time in Luck, WI.

Above, you see the beginnings of the annual ice castle. I am pretty sure the builders are glad the polar vortex moved on; Saturday’s temp when I took this photo was 60˚ warmer than earlier in the week. No shortage of ice this year! As I watched, one guy on a ladder poured a bucket of water over (and into?) the top blocks, presumably to encourage them to freeze together and thereby strengthen the wall. If I am in Luck after dark sometime in the next week or so I’ll get a photo of the castle lit up.

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5 Responses to It’s winter carnival time in Luck, WI.

  1. ohhhhh I’d love to see more of this! Our snowsculpting was downtown today Kind of warm..wonder if they got slushy

  2. gayle says:

    Looking forward to the castle!

  3. Diane Nelson says:

    It takes a village – and Luck is an amazing supportive village. They accomplish amazing things for a small town. Yes I’m biased

  4. Nicole says:

    Looks like fun! We don’t get enough seasonal variety to ever have an ice festival.

  5. Kat says:

    This reminds me of the festival of the same name held each winter in Houghton, MI! So.Much.Fun!

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