BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- The Nederland Area Chamber of Commerce in Colorado is offering to sell the rights to a celebration of a frozen dead guy.
Bredo Morstoel's corpse has been packed in dry ice in a shed at the mountain town since 1993. He died in 1989 at age 89 and his Norwegian family preserved his body in hopes technology will be developed to bring him back to life.
The 10-year-old festival attracted 15,000 people in March. It features a parade of hearses, frozen salmon tossing and coffin races.
Interim chamber president Blue Hessner says the chamber wants to sell rights to the event and concentrate on business development.
According to the Boulder Daily Camera, the event has become too expensive and the chamber believes an event company could do a better job.
Cars proceed up main street for the procession of the Frozen Dead Guy Days Parade in Nederland, Colorado, 2007.
Two women participating in a polar plunge on a cold day at the Frozen Dead Guy Festival in Nederland, Colorado.. Image shot 03/2009. Exact date unknown.
Lisa Leightner, front left, Matthew Ventura, front right and Liz Greene, back try and carry their coffin filled with Sea Monkeys on the obstacle course of the Coffin Race during the Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland Colo., Saturday, March 8, 2003.
A man dressed as a punk rocker with a Rat Patrol arm band and a black and red Mohawk at the Frozen Dead Guy Festival, 2007.
A line of Hearses wait for their place in the Frozen Dead Guy parade during the Frozen Dead Guy Days in Nederland Colo., Saturday, March 8, 2003.