Harbin Ice and Snow World is a theme park of the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival. First held in 1999, the event has different themes in different year. According to the sponsor, the event will have a trial run from December 22, 2014 to January 4, 2015. It will officially open to the public in January 5 and close around February 25. During the trial run, tourists can also enter the park with entrance tickets. This winter, the theme of the event will be "The Wonderland in the Land of Snow, The Grand View in the World of Ice and Snow".