Edmonton, Alberta, December 31, 2018 – A popular winter attraction at Hawrelak Park in Edmonton will open to the public Friday. Ice Castles will return for its fourth season this Friday, January 4, 2019. Tickets are now on available online at www.icecastles.com/edmonton.
The Utah-based company, Ice Castles, LLC, is currently building in six cities across North America. The Edmonton location is the company’s only location in Canada, and the second location to open for the season. The attraction features ice-carved tunnels, fountains, slides, frozen thrones, and cascading towers of ice embedded with color-changing LED lights that twinkle to music at night.
Artisans have spent the last five weeks growing, harvesting, and hand-placing icicles to create the life-size winter playground which brings tens of thousands of people to Hawrelak Park each season. The frozen creation in Edmonton is made up of 25 million pounds of ice and is roughly an acre in size.
The company has other locations in Midway, Utah; Stillwater, Minnesota; North Woodstock, New Hampshire; Lake Geneva, Wisconsin; and Dillon, Colorado.
About Ice Castles: Ice Castles was founded by Brent Christensen, a Utah father of six who was looking for ways for his family to enjoy the outdoors together, even in winter. He created an ice cave in the front yard of their home, which ultimately brought out more than just his own children. Ice Castles is now an internationally renowned experience with six locations in cities across the United States and Canada and growing.