Winter SolstICE Event Series


OEG Sports & Entertainment announced the second annual Winter SolstICE event series coming to ICE District from December through February. This year’s event series will include the Edmonton Oilers annual team skills competition, live music, ice climbing, outdoor hockey tournaments, skating, seven performances of Cirque du Soleil: Corteo, highly anticipated Oilers and Oil Kings matchups and theme games, a free New Year’s Eve celebration, and many more indoor and outdoor events throughout Edmonton’s epicentre of entertainment.

Fan Park Hockey Rinks
Select dates from January to February

Location: Fan Park @ ICE District

Join us January 20 to February 11, in Fan Park @ ICE District and enjoy three brand new rinks. One rink will be dedicated to skating, another will be for spirited shinny games, and a third rink which can be used for either. In addition, don’t miss skating with Edmonton Oilers alumnus Georges Laraque on January 2 from 5:30-7:00 pm!

UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships
February 17-18

Location: Fan Park @ ICE District

In addition to a unique urban ice climbing experience for all, the world of elite ice climbing is descending upon Edmonton’s ICE District as the city hosts the UIAA Ice Climbing World Championships and YEG Ice Fest from February 17 to 18, 2024.

This will be the first time the World Cup Finals will be hosted outside of Europe, and the second time a world cup event is held in Canada—with the last time being 22 years ago.

Edmonton Opera
December 12

Location: ICE District Plaza
Time: 12:00 PM

Edmonton Opera proudly joins forces with the City of Edmonton and Ice District, bringing you a great fusion of culture and downtown energy – a celebration of the holiday season with the Edmonton Opera Chorus, soloist Julie Lumsden, and pianist Frances Armstrong.

Cirque du Soleil: CORTEO
December 27–31

Location: Rogers Place

Corteo, Cirque du Soleil’s most enchanting arena production, is coming to Edmonton for the very first time. This one-of-a-kind production, first performed in 2005, has dazzled over 10 million people in 20 countries on four continents. Corteo, presented by Sun Life Global Investments, is coming to Rogers Place for seven performances from December 27-31.

New Year’s Eve at ICE District
December 31

Location: ICE District Plaza
Time: 5:30 PM

Fans are invited down to ICE District Plaza on December 31 starting at 6:00 PM for a very special Molson Game Day Live watch party as the Oilers faceoff against the Ducks live from Anaheim. Following the game, ICE District Plaza will be transformed into an epic New Year’s Eve party with live bands, DJs, food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, outdoor heaters, a chart-topping headliner, giant countdown screens, and fireworks at the stroke of midnight—followed by even more live entertainment.

Edmonton Oilers Skills Competition
January 5

Location: Rogers Place

The Edmonton Oilers 2023 Skills Competition presented by Rogers is on Thursday, January 4 at 7:00 PM at Rogers Place with more details to be announced in the coming days.

January 18–20

Location: ICE District Plaza
Time: TBC

Edmonton’s International Ice Carving Competition Returns to ICE District Plaza! You can watch these winter masterpieces come to life by visiting ICE District Plaza. The artists start by stacking the 300lb ice blocks and masterfully shape them into magnificent carvings using chainsaws and chisels. Each carving is made exclusively of water, ice, and snow, and judged on artistry and technique.

City & Colour
February 10

Location: Rogers Place
Time: 7:00 PM

City and Colour, acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Dallas Green, has announced a Canadian arena tour kicking off in Victoria, BC on February 6, 2024 and wrapping up in Halifax, NS on February 27. The tour is in support of Green’s critically praised seventh studio album The Love Still Held Me Near released earlier this year and will be his first cross-Canada tour in five years. Joining City and Colour are special guests Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats and Ruby Waters.