MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Snow and ice sculptures are starting to take shape at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. It’s part of the upcoming St. Paul Winter Carnival.
Usually there’s a competitions and sculptures have 48 hours to put their art together. But this year it’s not so much a competition as an exposition.READ MORE: Longfellow Rising: The Rebirth Of Minneapolis' Epicenter Of Unrest
About 30 sculptures will be on display this year for a drive-thru event because of COVID-19.READ MORE: Family Shocked To Find Water In Gas Tank - And More Shocked By How It Got There
One woman from Eden Prairie, Deneena Hughes, has been part of the event for over 25 years. She says there’s pros and cons to the changes.MORE NEWS: Finding Minnesota: Bob Bell's Hockey Canes, From One Type Of Ice To Another
The drive-thru sculpture show begins Thursday at noon. And thankfully, mother nature’s forecast Saturday was a bonus for building these creations.