Ice, Ice Baby: Gaylord Texan Gears Up for Holiday Ice Exhibit

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GRAPEVINE, TX -- There's nothing better than a beautiful view to ring in the holidays, right? The Gaylord Texan in Grapevine is gearing up for its 10th Annual Ice Sculpture exhibit, opening next week.

Folks from all over will be able to enjoy a 14,000 square foot room full of holiday cheer!

Yeah, this place is kept at a wintry 9 degrees to keep the art work from melting.

Gaylord's Marketing Director Martha Neibling  says they have “40 master ice carvers that have traveled all the way from Harbin, China to spend 30 days carving 2 million pounds of ice!”

Geesh, that’s some serious hand cramps, but I guess the hard labor is all worth it.

"I'm very happy even though I work hard,” said Ice carver, Xia Yuan.

The ice exhibit will feature good Ol’ Frosty and Saint Nick.

“This is going to be really special for people coming to see,” Neibling said.

Yeah, talk about a Winter Wonderland!