Snowfest starts Wednesday

Grab your cold-weather gear, Zehnder's Snowfest is almost here.

Thousands of tourists converge on Frankenmuth, filling up the hotels and packing the resturants.

It has become one of the top snow sculpting events in North America for the past 21 years.

Visitors see larger-than-life snow sculptures and beautifully detailed ice carvings.

The streets of Frankenmuth will be lined with people, all wanting to check out the latest snow and ice carvings.

Zehnderâ??s Snowfest is also host to the National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship and the High School Snow Sculpting Competition.

In addition, Snowfest will have entertainment for the entire family in the warming tent.

They will also have a fireworks display, petting zoo and childrenâ??s activities.

Click here to download the 2013 Snowfest Schedule

Click here to download the Apple Recipe Contest brochure

Click here to view the complete Snowfest blog