Deadline for entry is December 7, 2017

Date: Nov 02 - Dec 07, 2017


Application Deadline: Thursday December 7, 2017

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Grab your buckets and your snow shovels—it’s time to apply for Aspen’s best snow sculpture event! Carve an 8’ square foot cube of snow in 48 hours on the Aspen pedestrian mall as part of the larger Wintersköl™ festivities. Anderson Ranch Arts Center is seeking submissions from artists and amateurs, families and businesses, young and old. Everyone is invited to participate! It only takes a good idea, a love of snow, and a few pairs of mittens. Join in on the fun! Submit a team today!

Winning Prizes:

  1. First Prize: $300 + 4 Aspen Snowmass Lift Tickets
  2. Second Prize: $200 + 2 Aspen Snowmass Lift Tickets
  3. Third Prize: $100 Gift Certificate to ArtWorks Store at Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Rules and Guidelines Meeting for Participating Teams: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Anderson Ranch Art Center at 5:15pm

Theme: The slogan for this year’s Wintersköl™ festival is “Together, We Move Mountains”. Wintersköl 2018 embraces the idea of being “Better Together,” a tribute to resort and community. Inspired by the Aspen Ski Company’s new marketing campaign “The Aspen Way,” sculptures must reflect upon and promote what Aspen values, principles, and ideas bring people together. 


Wintersköl Schedule of Events

Thursday, January 11th
3pm: Sculpting Begins on Aspen Pedestrian Mall

Friday, January 12th
9:30am-12:00 noon: Kidsculpt Competition
12:00 noon: Kidsculpt Judging and Awards
All day: Wintersculpt Continues

Saturday, January 13th
All day: Wintersculpt Continues
2:30pm: Judging
3:00pm: Award Announcements on Aspen Pedestrian Mall


Contact Katherine Bell at or 970/923-3181 x204 with questions or for more information.