Wicked Holiday Guide

The New Hampshire Ice Castles are getting ready for the 2023 season! The popular frozen wonderland, located in North Woodstock, New Hampshire typically draws tens of thousands of visitors every year. No start date has been given, but it usually opens in early January and runs until March, or weather permitting. Tickets for the spectacular New Hampshire Ice Castles are on sale today, through their website.

Ice artisans are harvesting and hand-placing up to 10,000 icicles each day to build the multi-acre ice castle, as well as the other experiences the surrounding area offers. Last year, the attraction added an ice sculpture garden and winter fairy village. This year, they are going all out with a new ice bar! Check out all this famous frozen tourist attraction has to offer below.

 

 

  • NEW: The Ice Bar

    Cocktails on ice…that’s nice! A new ice bar will debut this season. A representative from Ice Castles reported to boston.com, “The bar will serve a limited variety of winter-themed alcoholic beverages available for purchase for our guests 21 and up. There will be no additional admission to the ice bar, as it is included in the Ice Castles experience. There will also be a small children’s area nearby, so parents can enjoy their beverage while watching their children crawl through and play in miniature igloos nearby.”

    Ice Castles may bring out the kid in all of us, but this season we'll have something NEW just for adults 21 and up! This...

    Posted by Ice Castles on Wednesday, November 16, 2022
  • Take a ride on the ice slide

    “Squeal with delight as you race down one of our exhilarating ice slides designed for people of all ages,” Ice Castles official site proclaims.

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    e Slides

    Squeal with delight as you race down one of our exhilarating ice slides designed for people of all ages.

  • Visit The Ice Sculpture Garden and Illuminated Winter Fairy Forest

    Two new attactions were added to the Ice Castles in New Hampshire last year. The ice sculpture garden and illuminated Winter Fairy Forest were very popular, and will return this year.

    That Magical Glow Though.

    So excited for winter, we're GLOWING! 🌟🤩🌈

    Posted by Ice Castles on Monday, October 24, 2022

     

  • 20 million pounds of fun

    As boston.com explained, this is “a 20-million pound attraction.” There is so much to explore from the cascadding towers of ice, to the tunnels, archways, caverns, fountains, crawl spaces and more. And it’s all brilliantly lit by colorful LED lights that change, often.

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  • Sleigh Rides, Snow tubing, and more!

    Ice Castles in North Woodstock, New Hampshire also offers a snow tubing hill, horse-drawn sleigh rides through a wooded trail, and a magical, illuminated Mystic Forest Light Walk!

  • Parking and Directions

    Location: 

    24 Clark Farm Road North Woodstock, NH, 03262, United States

    Driving North on I-93, use Exit 32

    • Take Exit 32 on I-93
    • Turn Right on Hwy 112
    • At stoplight proceed straight heading west on Hwy 112 (Lost River Road)

     

    • Driving South on I-93, use Exit 33

      • Take Exit 33 on I-93,
      • Continue on US-3 South.
      • Turn right at stop light onto Lost River Road
      • Go about .7 Miles on Lost River Road until you come to Clark Farm Road
      • Turn Right ON Clark Farm Road – and head straight – you will arrive at the venue.

      Go about .7 Miles on Lost River Road until you come to Clark Farm Road

    • Turn Right on Clark Farm Road – and head straight – you will arrive at the venue.