Junior Royalty Taco Fundraiser

Red Barn VFW 9260 E Douglas Road, Cottage Grove

  Come join and support the Junior Royalty for their Annual Taco Fundraiser. There will be a Silent Auction, Meat Raffle, desserts for sale, and best of all… meet the new candidates!! Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance from a candidate or at the door. Support the Junior Royalty Program with friends […]

Junior Royalty Coronation

Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center 11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington, United States

Join us as the new 2024 Junior Royalty Court is crowned!   Cost to attend is:  $10.00 with a 2024 Winter Carnival button $15.00 without a button Buttons will be available for purchase at the door. Visiting royalty may attend with 1 chaperone at no charge, please RSVP to juniorroyalty@spfhf.org to confirm space.

Vulcan Snow Park Snow Stomp

Minnesota State Fairgrounds 1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN

Drop by Vulcan Snow Park to see how the giant snow blocks are created. Better yet, sign up to be a volunteer snow stomper! The Vulcans pack a lot of activity into this day, using some pretty cool machinery. For safety’s sake, visitors are asked to stay well clear of the activity and observe from […]

Light the Park- Kickoff to Carnival! PLUS Laser Light Show

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul, Minnesota

It's official - the 2024 Saint Paul Winter Carnival is back, better than ever!  Join us at Rice Park and help celebrate the start of “The Coolest Celebration on Earth” on Thursday, January 25, 2024.  Gather your family and friends at Rice Park starting at 5:30 p.m., and at 6 p.m. there will be an […]

Snow Park at the Fair- Snow Sculptures & More!

Minnesota State Fairgrounds 1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN

Visitors are encouraged to come out to the Vulcan Snow Park  presented by City-County Credit Union, to watch sculptors at work during opening weekend (January 26-28). Finished sculptures remain on display for the duration of the Winter Carnival and are individually lit after dark for a truly special viewing and photography experience.  Sculptures are knocked […]

Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest, Presented by PuzzleTwist

Union Depot 214 4th St E, St. Paul , MN, United States

Do you love jigsaw puzzles? Then this is the event for you! Grab your friends or come with your family for a fun and lively puzzle competition!  2024 In-Person Event: Our puzzle contest will take place on Saturday, January 27th, 2024, at our NEW location, the Union Depot in Downtown Saint Paul. The Depot has plenty of […]

Winter Carnival Orchid Show

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, MN, United States

The Orchid Society of Minnesota's "Winter Carnival Orchid Show" is being held January 27-28. 2024 at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive, St. Paul, MN from 10am-4pm. Judging is being held on January 27, 2024 at 7 AM. To learn more, click here.  

2024 King Boreas Grande Day Parade

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul, Minnesota

The King Boreas Grande Day Parade is our daytime procession down West 7th Street featuring dozens of bands, floats and, of course, the newly crowned King Boreas and his Royal Family. Businesses, governmental agencies, community groups are all welcome to participate.  Parade Route: West 7th at Smith to 5th Street to Washington to 4th Street and […]

33rd Annual Vulcan VS Royal Guard Food Shelf Benefit Hockey Classic

Doug Woog Arena 141 6th Street South, South Saint Paul, MN, United States

Come to the 33rd Annual Vulcan vs. Royal Guard Food Shelf Benefit Hockey Classic, and cheer on the red or the blue! We are excited to raise a lot of money, food and cheers! Please bring a donation of money (preferably) and/or non-perishable food item. Please check the expiration date on the package. Expired items […]

Individual Block Ice Carving Competition, Artisan Division

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul, Minnesota

The 2024 Individual Block Ice Carving Competition, Artisan Division, starts on January 28 at 9 AM. Each artisan team will be given 6 suspenseful hours and a couple blocks of ice to bring their frozen masterpieces to life. The Individual Block Ice Carving Competition is guided by a strict set of rules, requiring artists to utilize […]

Ice Carvings for Kids: A cool creative collaboration between Children’s Minnesota and the Saint Paul Winter Carnival 

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Tom Klug is a longtime Saint Paul Winter Carnival ice carver but more importantly, he’s a parent whose child spent time as a patient at Children’s Minnesota’s hospital in Saint Paul.  He’s seen the challenges patients and their families can experience in the hospital. Always looking for a way to put a smile on kids’ […]

Rondo Night

Landmark Center Cortile 75 W. 5th Street, Saint Paul, United States

Join us at the second Saint Paul Winter Carnival’s RONDO NIGHT!  Enjoy lively Rondo performances. Support BIPOC Rondo artists, businesses and organizations. Savor flavorful bites from local restaurants while learning […]

Saint Paul Bouncing Team Tryouts

Landmark Center North Gallery 75 W 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN, United States

The Saint Paul Bouncing Team will be holding tryouts on Friday, February 2nd from 6 -9 p.m. in the Landmark Center Cortile. The Saint Paul Bouncing team is a nonprofit […]