Ice Fishing Tournament, Presented by Northstar Recreation

Welcome Minnesota Anglers & prepare your tackle for our month+ long fishing tournament! Save the date for our month long digital ice fishing tournament through the FishDonkey Mobile App, launching […]

$20

Beard Growing Competition, Donate Today

Pillbox 400 Wabasha Street N, Saint Paul, MN, United States

Donate to one of the people competing in one of three categories. Your donation helps us pay our police bill- and we need to be safe at Winter Carnival. The […]

Hockey Day Minnesota

Polar Lakes Park 1280 Hammond Road, White Bear Lake, MN, United States

Hockey history, tradition and culture run deep and are loved by generations of hockey fans throughout the White Bear surrounding area. Festivities will include outdoor hockey games, live concerts, unique activations, next level hospitality, and more, attracting 15,000 plus visitors. White Bear’s strong hockey tradition, history and passion dating back to 1912 served as inspiration […]

CynCity Walking Tours

CynCity Walking Tours Stroll through skyways, inside buildings and along streets as CynCity Tours serves up gangsters, haunts and history in the heart of downtown Saint Paul throughout the Winter Carnival -Thursday, Jan. 26 through Sunday, Feb. 5 - Check schedule at cyncitytours.com. Gangsterland Walking Tours are offered every day during Winter Carnival, plus the Haunted […]

$20
NEW Helicopter Rides & Dinner

NEW Helicopter Rides & Dinner

Holman's Table 644 Bayfield St, Saint Paul, MN, United States

A NEW Event at the Saint Paul Winter Carnival and one you shouldn't miss!   This is a helicopter ride and dinner for two people at Holman's Table.  The helicopter ride departs from the tarmac at Holman's Table and lasts approximately 7 minutes. Dinner will be served immediately following your ride, from a special menu […]

$250

Vocal Interpretations Prelims, Presented by Securian Financial

Landmark Plaza Warming House

Calling all fans of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival who love to perform and entertain a crowd!  If you enjoy being on stage and want to have fun – this is your event!  Compete for cash prizes in our NEW event this year – Vocal Interpretations – a lip sync contest during the 2023 Saint […]

Free

2023 Multi-Block Ice Carving Competition

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

The 2023 Multi-Block Ice Carving Competition starts Thursday, January 26 at 7 pm and ends Saturday, January 28 at 7 pm. Each team will be given 48 suspenseful hours and several blocks of ice to bring their frozen masterpieces to life. The Multi-Block Ice Carving Competition is guided by a strict set of rules, requiring artists […]

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 to watch sculptors at work during opening weekend (January 27-29). 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 down if they’re growing dangerously […]

Free

Saint Paul Winter Carnival Ice Carvings

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

Completed carvings may be viewed throughout the Winter Carnival (see open hours below). This signature Winter Carnival event returned as blocks of ice were transformed into beautiful masterpieces. Endless photo opportunities are available in Rice Park with the completed creations. Both team and individual ice carving competitions are guided by a strict set of rules, […]

Music by Adam Daniel

Landmark Plaza Warming House

We are excited to bring Adam Daniel to the Warming House stage this year! Always feeling a passion to express emotion through music, Adam began composing solo piano works by the age of seven and continued his writing, releasing his first solo piano recordings by age 9. Adam furthered his interest in music composition and […]

Free

Royal Coronation

Saint Paul RiverCentre 175 West Kellogg Blvd, Saint Paul, MN, United States

The magic of the 10-day Winter Carnival festival begins with the Royal Coronation, where the new King Boreas – the Mighty Monarch of Ice & Snow, his Royal Guards, Aurora – Queen of the Snows, and the four Wind Princes and Princesses are revealed. Royal Dinner and Royal Coronation Schedule of Events: Friday, January 26, […]

Music by Uncle Chunk

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

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival asked for a BIG band and we are bringing you Uncle Chunk! Uncle Chunk (UC) is a high energy Twin Cities based band that formed in 1996 and gained recognition by covering some of the best 90's music on the charts. Now covering the best of all genres; Uncle Chunk […]

Free

Saint Paul Scavenger Hunts, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

This year, Winter Carnival fans will once again be able to take part in up to four fun and uniquely engaging scavenger hunts. By participating in this event, you are positively impacting the future of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival for decades to come! Consider the small “pay-to-play” price as a sign of your support […]

$20

Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest, Presented by PuzzleTwist

Landmark Center North Gallery 75 W 5th Street, Saint 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 […]

2023 Saintly City Cat Show

Saint Paul RiverCentre 175 West Kellogg Blvd, Saint Paul, MN, United States

45th Annual Championship & Household Pet Cat Show January 28-29, 2023  Exhibition Hall, RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Blvd - St. Paul, Minnesota 55102 SHOW HOURS:  Check in: 7:30-8:30 a.m.  Saturday: […]

$10.00