The album's existence was initially announced before release on December 11, 2020, through Twitter and YouTube, with resources and instructions for submission being provided through Google Drive. On December 17, the submission deadline was extended from December 22 to December 24.
Unlike most albums, it was originally partially released through a YouTube playlist and a video on December 25, 2020. On December 31, 2020, nine additional tracks for the album were released on YouTube, and on January 1, 2021, the updated version was released on Bandcamp and announced through the video "An Icy Announcement [Halation Celebration Expansion Pack]". Later in the day an updated video of all the tracks was released on YouTube.
The album is also on the SGFR website, listed under SGFR-0001, which includes direct download links to MP3 and FLAC mirrors of the album.
The album includes three bonus images used in the videos related to the album.
- On Bandcamp the album was originally titled "Halation Celebration ~ A 10th Anniversary Tribute to Snow Halation", with an added "a" and the second "halation" capitalized. The album was renamed to match the title on YouTube several hours later.
- On Bandcamp, tracks 7 (archive) and 24 (archive) were originally different, but were updated after about 25 minutes. Track 11 (archive) was also updated several days after release.
- Category:Halation Celebration ~ 10th Anniversary Tribute to Snow halation for all rips in the album.