Once again, one of the most popular displays at the St. Paul Winter Carnival is not around this year. But if you want to see ice castles of years past, you’re in luck. Replicas of all the ice castles from past years are on display, built to scale. The builder makes sure they all look exactly the same as when their larger counterparts were built.
The ice castles out at the Mall of America has been so popular, it’s staying open a bit longer.
Photojournalist Dave Wertheimer explores the opening night of an icy exhibit now open outside the Mall of America. There are two acres full of ice castles to explore – some standing as much as 40 feet high.