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Ice Magic

SnowDays Banff and Lake Louise Ice Magic
Shannon Martin

A World-Class Ice Carving Event

January 19 - 30, 2022

The Ice Magic Ice Carving Competition is a perfectly magical winter experience that awaits you in Lake Louise where ice serves as a fascinating medium of artistry and architectural design. Watch incredible ice carvings take shape under the precise hands of an all-Canadian cast of skilled artists. 

Watch the alpine town of Lake Louise come alive during the 12-day Ice Magic ice carving exhibition. Walk through a winter wonderland and explore the magnificent ice sculptures at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

The best way to experience Ice Magic is to stay in Lake Louise. Tickets are included with an overnight stay at the following accommodations:


Date: January 19 - 30, 2022

Location: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (111 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB)

Getting there: A free shuttle for all ticket holders will be available on weekends, departing from the Lake Louise Park & Ride.

Tickets: Required on weekends between 10 a.m and 5:30 p.m. (January 22, 23, 29 & 30)

Please note: To ensure the health and safety of everyone involved, Banff & Lake Louise Tourism will be implementing the Restrictions Exemption Program (REP) at Ice Magic. All attendees aged 12 and up will be required to present valid personal identification and proof of vaccination, or proof of a privately-paid negative PCR or rapid test within 72 hours of the session, or documentation of a medical exemption. 

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