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MTU Winter Carnival 2020

One of the largest annual winter festivals in the U.S. takes place on the campus of the Michigan Tech University

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Michigan Technological University Winter Carnival is a winter celebration that is held in Houghton, Michigan, every February. Michigan's upper peninsula receives a record amount of snow, and students take advantage of it with winter outdoor games and making snow statues. Students play broomball, participate in comedy skits, sleigh rides, a carnival's queen coronation, and other fun activities.

MTU Winter Carnival in Midwest - Best Season 2020
Best time for MTU Winter Carnival in Midwest 2020

In 1922, the MTU students held the ice carnival for the first time. Many of the attendees were dressed in animal costumes since 'circus' was the theme. The Winter Carnival was organized on a large scale by Blue Key National Honor Society in 1934.

Best time to see MTU Winter Carnival in Midwest 2020
Best time for MTU Winter Carnival 2020

The most prominent feature of MTU Winter Carnival are dozens of colossal snow statues around campus and town. Blue Key National Honor Society chooses a new theme every year, and students compete for the best statue award. Some statues take up to a month to be built, while others are made over night. Many of them are monumental and quite impressive.

Best time to see MTU Winter Carnival 2020
Best time to see MTU Winter Carnival 2020