The 14th Annual Ice On Whyte Festival
January 26 to 29 and February 2 to 5, 2017!

Welcome to the Ice on Whyte Festival


Join us for the 14th annual Ice on Whyte in End of Steel Park in Old Strathcona from January 26 to 29 and February 2 to 5, 2017.

Ice on Whyte is open on Thursdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 10 pm and on weekends from 10 am to 10 pm!

Register to paint a tile that will become part of the mural tells the story of Old Strathcona at our tile painting workshops on Thursday evening from 5 pm to 8 pm.

Celebrate Canada 150! Meet characters from our past, check out the working forge, explore how people lived here in the winter, talk to a fur trader and so much more in our Ordinary People…Extraordinary Stories celebration.

Heritage Stew Off – Sunday from 2 pm to 6 pm! Buy a bowl of local deliciousness and vote for your favourite stew!

There is something new to experience every day! Run, play, slide down the giant ice slide, be amazed by a professional ice carver, learn to create your own ice carving, meet ordinary people from out past, treat your ears to live music, savour a hot beverage or craft beer, sign up to paint part of the Strathcona 2017 Mural, make a craft, taste some yummy food or even some bison stew. You will not run out of things to do at Ice on Whyte. Check out the Calendar of Events! or the 2017 Festival Guide.

Where else could you go for $7 for adults and $4 for children and have this much fun?

The  ATCO International Ice Carving Competition awards were presented on Saturday, January 28. The carvings are lit up and ready for photo taking. Check out the winners! 

Festival Tickets

Adults $7
Children 2-12 years old $4
Under 2 free
Family Pass (2 adults, 2 children) $20

Visa, Mastercard, Debit and Cash is accepted at the gate.

Get Tickets >

Don’t wait in line! Buy your tickets online and enter through the Boardwalk VIP Entrance!