The hype is about to be real starting December 30th when thousands of Edmontonians hit up Hawrelak Park to visit the largest ice castle structure the city has ever seen. You'll definitely be walking through a wonderful winter wonderland in the most literal way possible. The ice castles are constructed using only icicles and water and each structure resembles natural formations such as waterfalls, ice caves, and glaciers. When we think of it now, it's like opening the door to your wardrobe and discovering another Arctic world, minus the lion and the witch. For those of you who have Friday the 30th open, we suggest you round up your friends or family and head down to Hawrelak Park. Make sure your phones are fully charged since you're guaranteed to take a lot of pics.
Tickets to the Ice Castles are $16.95 for ages 12+ and $12.95 for children ages 4 -11. Tickets can also be bought at the door but, they'll be more expensive. Prices at the door for ages 12+ will be $20 whereas children ages 4-11 will be $15. Hours of operation will be Mondays to Thursdays 3 pm to 9 pm, 3 pm - 10 pm on Fridays, 12 pm - 10 pm on Saturdays and 12 pm - 8 pm on Sundays.
For more ticket information, check out the Ice Castles website here. The Ice Castles will go until March 15th, 2017, get your tickets now for you do not want to miss out!
Not enough to convince you? Maybe the following 18 photos below will make you change your mind and visit these beautiful ice structures. We can't lie, these photos look pretty sick!