The most snowmen built in one hour is 2,036 and was achieved by Drama 24 Unhandy Handyman (Japan) at Zuriyama Observation Field, in Akabira, Hokkaido, Japan, on 28 February 2015.
1,406 people participated. The attempt took place during the filming of a TV drama and actors as well as local citizens participated in the attempt.
It took an adjudicator and 4 witnesses two hours to measure and count the snowmen. Thirty stewards were also present to ensure the participants did not use any tools and stopped making the snowmen at the adjudicator's signal.