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An ice sculpture on display at Lake Louise with the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise in the background.
SnowDays Festival

Ice Magic

Step into a world of winter wonder on the iconic grounds of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise for the much-anticipated return of Ice Magic in 2024. As the sun dips below the horizon, Lake Louise transforms into a glittering canvas of ice sculptures aglow with enchanting lights.

For select weekend evenings in January and February witness world-class ice carvers in action as they create intricately carved frozen masterpieces for the coveted Ice Magic Competition. Take in the stunning details of the sculptures as you stroll through the illuminated gallery of ice, under the winter night sky at Lake Louise.

Tickets and a shuttle are required to access the event site. General Admission tickets are sold out, join the waitlist below. Alternatively capacity is available for Lake Louise hotel guests, book at a participating Lake Louise hotel and receive access to exclusive shuttle times. See additional ticket info for more.

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Event Overview

Returning Jan, 2025
Lake Louise

Outdoor Event Details

For the first time since 2020 we are welcoming world-class ice carvers back to compete on the shores of the iconic Lake Louise for a reimagined International Ice Carving Competition. Ice Magic 2024 will be a ticketed event, with public viewing ticket slots available from 6pm – 9pm each weekend.

Please note: In the event of extreme cold or weather conditions, the event will be modified. Ticket holders will be notified by email of any changes.

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