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Get Ready for the Boardwalk Ice on Whyte Festival

We’re open Thursdays and Fridays from 2 pm to 10 pm and weekends from 10 am to 10 pm.

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What's happening at the Festival

Experience amazing ice carvings, music, art, food, beverages and special activities throughout Old Strathcona during Boardwalk Ice on Whyte.

  • Ice Carving Competition

    Takes place in a giant tent; protecting and creating pristine ice conditions.

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  • Big Chippers Ice Carving

    Adults experience an ice carving lesson in the Ice Bar. Perfect for date night!

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  • Ice Bar

    No Ice Festival would be complete without an Ice Bar.

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  • L'il Chippers Ice Carving

    L'il ones will get a hands-on ice carving lesson in our inflatable igloo.

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  • Beer Stew Off

    Taste a bowl or four of deliciousness at the Beer Stew Off.

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  • DJ Mike Tomas Live

    The Ice Bar heats up with the KiSS Mix with DJ Mike Tomas.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
2 pm – 10 pm: International Ice Carving Competition
2 pm – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
2 pm – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
2 pm – 10 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
10 pm: Festival Close

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
2 pm – 12 pm: International Ice Carving Competition
2 pm – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
2 pm – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
2 pm – 7:30 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
4:30 pm: International Ice Carving Awards
7 pm – 9 pm: DJ Mike Tomas
7:30 pm: Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
8:30 pm: Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
10 pm: Festival Close

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
10 am – 10 pm: International Ice Carving Exhibit
10 am – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
10 am – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
10 am – 7 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
7 pm – 9 pm: DJ Mike Tomas
7:30 pm Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
8:30 pm Big Chippers(15 years and up) class limit 30
10 pm: Festival Close

L’il Chipper Ice Carving Zone – Arrivals Park
Open 10 am – 7 pm
10 am – 7 pm: Fat Franks
L’il Chipper Classes – ages 6 to 14 – limit 30/class
10:30 am: L’il Chippers
11:30 am: L’il Chippers
1:30 pm: L’il Chippers
2:30 pm: L’il Chippers
3:30 pm: L’il Chippers
4:30 pm: L’il Chippers
5:30 pm: L’il Chippers

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
10 am – 10 pm: International Ice Carving Exhibit
10 am – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
10 am – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
10 am – 7 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
1 pm – 4 pm: Table Games in the Ice Bar
7:30 pm Big Chippers (15 years and older) class limit 30
8:30 pm Big Chippers (15 years and older) class limit 30
10 pm: Festival Close

L’il Chipper Ice Carving Zone – Arrivals Park
Open 10 am – 7 pm
10 am – 7 pm: Fat Franks
L’il Chipper Classes – ages 6 to 14 – limit 30/class
10:30 am: L’il Chippers
11:30 am: L’il Chippers
1:30 pm: L’il Chippers
2:30 pm: L’il Chippers
3:30 pm: L’il Chippers
4:30 pm: L’il Chippers
5:30 pm: L’il Chippers

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
2 pm – 10 pm: International Ice Carving Exhibit
2 pm – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
2 pm – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
2 pm to 7 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
7:30 pm: Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
8:30 pm: Big Chippers  (15 years and up) class limit 30
10 pm: Festival Close

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
2 pm – 10 pm: International Ice Carving Exhibit
2 pm – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
2 pm – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
2 pm – 7 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
7 pm – 9 pm: DJ Mike Tomas
7:30 pm: Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
8:30 pm: Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
10 pm: Festival Close

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
10 am – 10 pm: International Ice Carving Exhibit
10 am – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
10 am – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
10 am – 7 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
12 pm – 4 pm: Ice and Wood Chainsaw Battle
7 pm – 9 pm: DJ Mike Tomas
7:30 pm Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
8:30 pm Big Chippers(15 years and up) class limit 30
10 pm: Festival Close

L’il Chipper Ice Carving Zone – Arrivals Park
Open 10 am – 7 pm
10 am – 7 pm: Fat Franks
L’il Chipper Classes – ages 6 to 14 – limit 30/class
10:30 am: L’il Chippers
11:30 am: L’il Chippers
1:30 pm: L’il Chippers
2:30 pm: L’il Chippers
3:30 pm: L’il Chippers
4:30 pm: L’il Chippers
5:30 pm: L’il Chippers

Festival Site – CP Rail land – Whyte & Gateway
10 am – 10 pm: International Ice Carving Exhibit
10 am – 10 pm: Ice Bar serving local craft beverages
10 am – 10 pm: Poutine World Food Truck
10 am – 7 pm: Crokicurl & Giant Jenga
1 pm to 4 pm: Table Games in the Ice Bar
7:30 pm Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
8:30 pm Big Chippers (15 years and up) class limit 30
10 pm: Festival Close

Beer Stew Off at Situation Brewing
12:00 pm – 3 pm Beer Stew Off

L’il Chipper Ice Carving Zone – Arrivals Park
Open 10 am – 7 pm
10 am – 7 pm: Fat Franks
L’il Chipper Classes – ages 6 to 14 – limit 30/class
10:30 am: L’il Chippers
11:30 am: L’il Chippers
1:30 pm: L’il Chippers
2:30 pm: L’il Chippers
3:30 pm: L’il Chippers
4:30 pm: L’il Chippers
5:30 pm: L’il Chippers

Get ready for the Boardwalk Ice on Whyte Festival returning to Whyte Avenue & Gateway Blvd, January 24 to 27 & January 31 to February 3, 2019.

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