Snow Park at the Fair- Snow Sculptures & More!

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

DUE TO THE WARM WEATHER, THE SNOW PARK WILL BE CLOSED AS OF 1/30/2024.   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 […]

2024 King Boreas Grande Day Parade, Presented by Dungarvin

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

The King Boreas Grande Day Parade, Presented by Dungarvin is our daytime procession down West 7th Street featuring dozens of bands, floats and, of course, the newly crowned King Boreas […]

Saint Paul Winter Carnival Fire & Ice Winter Run

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

It’s cold outside, which can mean only one thing – it’s race time! Gather up your thermal underwear and neck warmers and start training today for this annual event! Runners will have the opportunity to participate in a NoK (pay to not run), 5K, 10K, 15K, 20K and Kid's Run. Click here to register today! 

Individual Ice Carving Competition, Professional Division

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

The 2024 Individual Block Ice Carving Competition, Professional Division, starts on January 28 at 9 AM. Each artisan team will be given 5 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 […]

Twins Winter Caravan at Vulcan Snow Park

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

The defending American League Central Division Champion Minnesota Twins are coming to Winter Carnival! The Vulcan Snow Park at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds is an official public stop on the Twins Winter Caravan. Our guests will include Twins pitcher (and Saint Paul’s own!) Louie Varland, outfielder Matt Wallner, new Twins lead television play-by-play voice Cory […]

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 […]

Music by InaFunk

Hamernick's Entertainment Chalet at Rice Park 109 W. 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN, United States

Come out to hear InaFunk in the heated Hamernick's Entertainment Chalet at Rice Park! They are a ten-piece R&B and funk band based in the Twin Cities. They rocked the […]

Berners in the Park, Presented by Monte & Mary Johnson in Memory of Murphy

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

Mark your calendars for the return of Berners in the Park, Presented by Monte & Mary Johnson in Memory of Murphy The friendly pooches of the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the Greater Twin Cities are joining us at Rice Park at 11 am on Kid's and Family Day, Saturday, February 3rd. You'll be able […]

BEAR’ly Open Golf On Ice

White Bear Lake

After much consideration, the BEAR’ly Open planning committee and the White Bear Area Food Shelf had made the difficult decision to cancel the 2024 BEAR’ly Open Golf on Ice XVII. ***The Community Dance and Online Auction will still be held as planned*** The BEARly Open Community Dance is Friday, February 2, 2024 from 6-11 pm […]

Freeze Your Bags Off Tournament, Presented by August Schell Brewing Company

Landmark Plaza 5th Street & Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN, United States

Take part in the 8th annual “Freeze Your Bags Off” Bean Bag Tournament! This outdoor bag tournament will feature competitions on Saturday, February 3rd. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to check in. Teams will compete in a single elimination tournament; the first team to reach 21 points moves to the next round. The […]

Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade, Presented By Blaze Credit Union

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

Vulcanus Rex will use his wily ways to light up the streets of downtown Saint Paul for the Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade, Presented by Blaze Credit Union, marking the Vulcans march to overthrow King Boreas and bring summer back to the city of Saint Paul. Businesses, governmental agencies, community groups are all welcome to participate.  […]

Overthrow of King Boreas & Fireworks

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

Immediately following the Torchlight parade, on the steps of the James J. Hill Library near Rice Park. Watch as Vulcanus Rex storms the magnificent "ice" castle and confronts the Royal King's Guard.  Upon the good counsel of the Queen, Boreas waves farewell to the people of his winter capitol and Vulcanus once again rules the […]