Weekend Getaway: White Pass Winter Carnival

Celebrate the last weeks of winter with a spectacular interactive snow castle, carnival games and races, world-class snow sculptures, fireworks, and live music at the 27th annual White Pass Winter Carnival, March 2nd & 3rd.  This event is routinely rated among the best winter events in the Pacific Northwest!

At the center of the event is a gigantic snow castle located in the base area. Admittance to the castle and the surrounding snow sculptures is free and open to the public. Live music, a torchlight parade and fireworks highlight festivities on Saturday night and various fundrasing games and races support Children’s Miracle Network and the hard working White Pass Volunteer Ski Patrol.

Thinking about taking the family?  Here’s a personal account of a family day out at the Winter Carnival.  Read…
CASTLE QUICK FACTS:
Castle footprint:                     2,500 square feet
Castle height:                         30 feet
Number of walls:                     36
Number of tower lifts:            35
Tubing hill:                              120 feet with 200 foot run out 
Estimated weight of snow
shoveled:                                119,280 lbs.

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