We have all heard of the Harbin Ice Festival, but from 2014 there will be a new kid on the block. From January 3 to February 16 Daqing will host its first every Ice Festival. The festival will take place on the Olympic Stadium.
Much like its Harbin relative, Daqing’s Ice Festival will feature beautiful snow and ice sculptures. There will also be a tug-o-war contest, lantern prayers, snow kite tournaments and many other wonderful activities to keep the whole family entertained.
When: Jan 3 – Feb 16, 09:00 – 17:00
Address: Daqing Olympic Stadium, Xinfuriyuan Zhongbaolu, Saertu District, Daqing
Price: 115 RMB (click here), 150 RMB (At the gate)
Phone: 045 9697 2032
Getting there: Take bus 803, get off at the Olympic Stadium
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