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!


Festival Dates: -
Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Ice carving demos, an international ice sculpture competition, music, games and snow activities, it all takes place at Dr. Wilbert McIntyre Park, downtown Edmonton, from Jan 24 - 29, 2023.

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. 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*

*(2022 info; 2023 info TBA)

  • Adults - $7
  • Children (2-13) - $4
  • Children under 2 - FREE
  • Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Debit 
  • Advance tickets at

Hours of Operation 

  • Weekdays 5pm – 9:30pm
  • Saturdays & Sundays 10am – 9:30pm
  • Closed Sunday January 29th

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