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World Snow Festival

Ice-cold art in the Eiger village​

Grindelwald Tourismus
Dorfstrasse 110
CH - 3818   Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12

The World Snow Festival in Grindelwald is a celebration of icy art, with international artists around the world creating figures and sculptures from three-metre-high blocks of snow. Due to the external conditions, the World Snow Festival will be cancelled in January 2023. The next festival will take place on 15 - 20 January 2024. In keeping with its 40th anniversary, the motto is "Tradition"...more

Announcement 2024

To the registration


Apply now for the World Snow Festival 2024, which will take place from 15.01 to 20.01 in Grindelwald. The application should be submitted to by 31.05.2023. For the application we need the completed registration form, a sketch and a description of the artwork on the theme "Tradition", as well as a description of the team.


From 15.01 to 20.01.2024 the 40th World Snow Festival will take place in Grindelwald under the motto "Tradition". Here you can find the ranking lists of the past years.


To the program


During 5 days the teams work on their sculptures from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. You can watch the teams at work until the sculpture is finished. In the ski resort Männlichen, teams ork daily from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm to creat the impressive sculptures from snow.


To the teams


Various artist teams from different nations take part in the World Snow Festival in Grindelwald every year. Here you can find the team list for the coming year. 

Partners and Sponsors

To the partners and sponsors

Supporters of the festival

Many thanks to all our partners and sponsors who have been supporting us so generously for years. 


To the impressions


Here you can find pictures and impressions of the 39th World Snow Festival in Grindelwald with the motto "Mountains".

Grindelwald Tourismus
Dorfstrasse 110
CH - 3818   Grindelwald
+41 33 854 12 12

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