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10 ways to spend Family Day in Edmonton

EDMONTON – Family Day is right around the corner and what better way to spend it than – yes, you guessed it – with your family. 571 more words


Ice, Ice, Baby (Ice Castles, Hawrelak Park)

It always feels so damn cold this time of year! I blame it on the lack of feasible options of things to do in winter. 645 more words

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What goes into constructing Edmonton's ice castle?

EDMONTON — Ryan Davis was working as a real estate developer five years ago when he started building palaces that melted away each spring.

It’s now his full-time job to build them back up every winter, using hundreds of thousands of shimmering icicles. 671 more words


Things to do in Edmonton this winter

EDMONTON — In a city that sees snow for nearly half the year (sometimes more), people are always looking for ways to embrace the season. 670 more words


'Like coming to work in a dream': Edmonton ice castle sells out on opening day

Edmonton’s winter wonderland officially opened Wednesday.

On one of the last days of 2015, it wasn’t the cold that had people bouncing up and down. 491 more words

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Edmonton ice castle opens Wednesday

The wait is nearly over to experience Edmonton’s coolest new attraction.

Waterfalls, pulsating lights, and crystalline caves await visitors to Edmonton’s first ice castle, which is set to open in Hawrelak Park at 3 p.m. 399 more words

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Massive 'Narnia-like' ice castle now open in Hawrelak Park

EDMONTON — Winter lovers, rejoice. After much anticipation, the massive “Narnia-like” ice castle in Hawrelak Park is now open to the public.

Crews with the U.S.-based company Ice Castles have been hard at work over the past several weeks sculpting the massive structure, which was built with harvested icicles grown from more than three kilometres of sprinklers. 533 more words