Ice on Whyte

The annual Ice on Whyte Festival is a family friendly outdoor winter festival that features ice and snow exhibits, an interactive children’s play area, the famous giant ice slide and much more!

* 2021 dates pending
Community: Edmonton
Region: Edmonton & Area
Province: Alberta
Festival Type: Arts & Culture

The International Ice Carving Competition kicks off the festival, as 10 teams of ice carvers create icy masterpieces. For the 10 festival days (held over two weekends) expect lots of outdoor fun. There will be ice and snow exhibits, an interactive children's play area, the famous giant ice slide and much more.

All images courtesy of Ice on Whyte festival organizers

Every day new ice and snow carvings will be created by the artists in residence and special guest artists from Russia, Latvia, the Netherlands and Canada. Come outside to play and stay to enjoy the live music, fashion, food, hot beverages and culturally themed days.

Check out this great article about Ice on Whyte produced by our friends at SnowSeekers.

Ticket Info

  • Adults - $7
  • Children (2-12) - $4
  • Children under 2 - FREE
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Hours of Operation 

  • Thursday to Sunday 10 am to 10 pm

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Unless specified otherwise, all information about the Ice on Whyte Festival was provided by festival organizers

* 2021 dates pending