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ICE! at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

Two million pounds of ice, five ice slides, a live ice-sculpting zone, and holiday cultures from around the world make up this year’s ICE! At the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. A chilly 9-degree exhibit, ICE! Is a playful wonderland for children and adults visiting the hotel.

Talented ice artisans come all the way to DC from Harbin, China to create these magnificent sculptures, put on sculpting displays, and entertain families this holiday. Guests climb into thermal suits to keep warm and step into a winter wonderland to immerse themselves in this world of wonder to celebrate the holiday the way other countries do. While the experience is a 15 to 30 minute self-guided tour through the icy rooms, guests should begin at the new Christmas Village. The ICE! exhibit runs every day through January 1st.