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William Hawrelak Park

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Address: 9330 Groat Rd, Edmonton, Alberta T5M 3K1, Canada
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Great winter gem

Our family finally had the chance to visit the Ice Castle in Edmonton. What a great experience for us. Our children are older, 13 and 16 and they enjoyed the "maze"-like... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Nadine G
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Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family finally had the chance to visit the Ice Castle in Edmonton. What a great experience for us. Our children are older, 13 and 16 and they enjoyed the "maze"-like atmosphere, the ice slide, and the overall look of the castle. The written boards explaining how the castle is made and maintained were also interesting. The ice slide was... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We missed out on this last year, due to the warm weather, so we were determined not to miss it again. We arrived early for our 5:00 PM appointment and as it was not busy, there was no problem getting in. In the meantime, we got to see the sun's rays setting on the castle, then wandered the inside as... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely to sit by the lake with a picnic lunch and enjoy the views. Great little getaway in the middle of the City. Walking paths in the park near the river, benches for taking in the view and many summer and winter activities to attend here. We are lucky to have such a beautiful park in our river valley.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time with family here. Visited the Ice Castle YEG. Staff were very friendly. Too many people so it's hard to find parking. Other than that, it was a great visit! Would love to run here on summer!

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I took a tour of the ice castles at Wlliam Hawrelak Park on a Friday, January 13, 2017 during the early evening after our work schedules. The ice castles were were great with coloured lights. However, cost of hot chocolate and the mini doughnuts within the compound was quite pricey.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ice Castles !!!!! AMAZING ..... was there before Sundown and the sun thru the ice was Amazing and will absolutely return for the Evening Light Show!!!!! All the "team" that we chatted with were GREAT!!!! Thanks form Calgary!!

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great winter attraction, nice place to go as a family or with friends, cant wait to see what next year's looks like

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The staffs were very friendly and were ready to take our pictures (as a couple) upon requested. The sculptures were gorgeous and look a lot like an ice castle from "Narnia" or from" Frozen" The reason I give it a four star is because the two fire pits, for warmth purposes, were only on one side of the castle. I... More 

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Thank James T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatever Season it is Hawrelak Park can provide entertainment to all ages. During the Winter there is Ice Castles to explore, During the summer there are many Festivals. One of the best Festivals is in August Long Weekend know as Heritage Days which showcases over 50 countries cultures and food. Hiking and Biking around here is quite accesible. Perfect place... More 

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Bruderheim, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended with our family of 8 people ranging from 14 to 86. The lighting inside the ice was awesome. The entrance to the event was not well marked and we parked too soon and walked a long way to the entrance. Hot chocolate and mini donuts and open fire was a welcome touch.

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