The 13th Annual Ice On Whyte Festival
January 21 to 24 and 28 to 31, 2016!

Welcome to the Ice on Whyte Festival


Ice on Whyte celebrates Mardi Gras at the 13th annual festival.

The ATCO Gas International Ice Carving Competition Awards winners are…1st Place & People’s Choice – Team Sakha for Fisher’s Fortune, 2nd Place and Artist Choice – Team Latvia for the White Wagtail and 3rd Place – Team Kojikee for Watch Out.

Every day at Ice on Whyte is jam packed with outdoor winter activities. Watch artists at work, listen to live music by Alberta artists, slide down the giant ice slide, make some crafts, try your hand at ice carving in the L’il Chipper igloo, taste some delicious food and hot beverages in the outdoor food court, stop by the Rusty Anchor Grog Stop for a grown-up beverage and much more!

The final weekend of the Ice on Whyte Festival is open for outdoor winter fun, 10 am to 10 pm, from Thursday, January 28 to Sunday, January 31, 2016.

Join us for the Three Block Challenge as up to 7 teams of local ice carvers create new works of art to enjoy and photograph. The Three Block Challenge starts at 10 am on Saturday, January 30 and awards are presented on Sunday, January 31 at 2 pm.

Fill the dance floor with Boogie Patrol on Saturday at 7 pm in the CTV Entertainment Tent.

Sunday, January 31st wraps up the festival with snowshoe lessons and races, the Mardi Gras Style Stew Off from 2 pm to 6 pm, Mardi Gras Parades from 5 pm to 7 pm. Don’t miss Dave Babcock and the Nightkeepers at 7 pm in the CTV Entertainment Tent!

Join us at End of Steel Park, Gateway Blvd & Tommy Banks Way.

Check out the full calendar of events!

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

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