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Experience the Mývatn Winter Festival

The Mývatn Winter Festival is a one of a kind event in Iceland, where people (and animals) compete in multiple non-traditional winter sports, mostly on frozen Lake Mývatn!

The Mývatn Winter Festival is a one of a kind event in Iceland, where people (and animals) compete in multiple non-traditional winter sports, mostly on frozen Lake Mývatn! Those competitions include Mývatn Open - Horses on Ice, the national competition of Dog Sledding and the "Sled of Mývatn" - where teams bring a home made sled to the track. Snocross is also a popular winter sport in Iceland but hasn't been very visible for the past years, that has now changed! The 4th-13th of March 2022 will be full of events and activities for the whole family. Learn how to fish through Ice, go Cross Country Skiing, visit the Snow Dogs and enjoy good food and good music while surrounded by Icelands most beautiful natural wonders!