Getting Here

Sand on Whyte is located on the CP Rail land in the northeast corner of Whyte Avenue and Gateway Blvd, Edmonton.

Sand on Whyte

JULY 1 TO 17, 2016
10 am to 10 pm
Admission is by Donation

ENCORE! ENCORE! The Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tale exhibit is so amazing we are staying open until July 17!

Sand carving is a performance art, much like ice carving. Professional sand carving artists, Wilfred Stijger and Edith van de Wetering from the Netherlands and Patricia Leguen from Saskatoon will create sand carving masterpieces for you to enjoy. These artists will also mentor a group of novice sand carvers to create some home-grown sand carving artists. Join us in Old Strathcona for sand carving magic!

There is so much to do in Old Strathcona this summer!

The Blues on Whyte Block Party is back on July 3rd with a pancake breakfast and 10 live bands!

The Whyte Avenue ArtWalk turns Old Strathcona into an outdoor gallery from July 8 to 10.


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About Sand on Whyte

The very first Sand on Whyte sand carving exhibit was held in Old Strathcona in 2013. Many of the ice carving artists who come to the Ice on Whyte Festival also travel the world and carve sand in the summer. Sand on Whyte is very pleased to welcome this year’s artists and we can’t wait to see their amazing work again in 2016!

    Get in Touch

  • Volunteer Sign-up


  • (780) 758-5878
  • Sand on Whyte is produced by the Ice on Whyte Festival Society.

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