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Zaniest Winter Festivals

Zany Winter Festivals
(Photo: Switzerland Tourism)

When the winter doldrums start to set in, nothing jump-starts your adrenaline like a frozen T-shirt contest, a snow bath, or an outhouse race in a blizzard. We give you 10 over-the-top winter festivals in North America and frozen tundras abroad where you can unleash your inner Jack Frost and get in on some wild and woolly fun.

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