Getting Here

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


Boardwalk Sand on Whyte

JUNE 28 TO JULY 7, 2019
10 am to 10 pm
Admission is by Donation

Boardwalk Sand on Whyte is back in Old Strathcona this summer with More Than a Feeling, the theme for this year’s exhibit featuring sand sculptures created by professional sand carving artists! Discover the beauty and range of emotions as you explore the sand sculptures, live music, and delicious donuts and beverages from the Ohana Donuterie food truck on June 29 & 30.

Sand carving is performance art, much like ice carving. Professional sand carving artists, SOW Artist Profile-PeterVogelaar and SOW Artist Profile-Guy-Olivier Deveau will transform sand from the Burnco Plant at Wabamun into sand carving masterpieces for you to enjoy.

Looking for more?
Complete Your Old Strathcona Experience by taking advantage of exclusive offers on dining, entertainment, and activities from participating businesses in the neighbourhood.

Read all about the success of Boardwalk Sand on Whyte 2018

Contact us regarding sandbox lessons for summer daycare and camp groups – Tuesday, July 2 to Friday, July 5 from 11 am to 2 pm.

  • The Whyte Avenue ArtWalk transforms Old Strathcona into an outdoor art gallery from July 5 to 7.



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    About Boardwalk 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.

    The Boardwalk Sand on Whyte is very pleased to welcome this year’s sand carving artists.

    Boardwalk Sand on Whyte is produced by the Ice on Whyte Festival Society in partnership with Boardwalk, local businesses and granting agencies.

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    • (780) 758-5878
    • Thank you to our Sponsors, Funders and Partners.

      Boardwalk CommunititiesOld StrathconaOld Strathcona Farmers' MarketHave Mercy
      BurncoTravelodge Edmonton SouthThe Paint SpotHabit
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      Edmonton Arts CouncilAlberta Foundation for the ArtsMetroOhana