FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) Blame the Grinch or Mother Nature, but the annual Christmas in Ice sculpture park wont open this year in North Pole, Alaska, because of a lack of ice.
Its the first cancellation since the event started 14 years ago in the city where Christmas is celebrated year-round and city light poles are decorated like candy canes, Executive Director Keith Fye told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.
The ice park is next to the Santa Claus House gift shop in North Pole, located 14 miles southeast of Fairbanks. The park normally operates through December and features Yule-themed ice sculptures.
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