Man Builds Epic Light-Up Ice Fort in Backyard for Party

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Man Builds Epic Light-Up Ice Fort in Backyard for Party

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This dad takes the cake for throwing the coolest, pun totally intended, party on the block. Chris Marchand, 39, from Ontario, Canada, decided to build an awesome 5-foot-tall ice fort in his backyard to help combat his “sedentary desk job” as a newspaper editor by doing “something that keeps [him] somewhat in shape and stress free” during the winter months. “I just wanted something that was practical that I could have a party in,” Marchand told of his colorful light-up ice fort. “Right from the get-go I was going to make something I could share with other people, and make it big enough to have a lot of people in.” It took one month for Marchand to freeze about 300 to 400 ice blocks, dye them with food coloring and assemble them into the castle-like structure. He didn’t even mind the freezing -25 degrees Celsius temperatures, calling the extreme cold outside “just a beautiful place to be.”

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