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Royal Coronation

Friday, Jan 26 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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, 2024

The Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation proudly presents the Royal Coronation of Boreas Rex LXXXVII & Aurora, Queen of the Snows on Friday, January 26, 2024 5:30 – 10 pm at Saint Paul RiverCentre.

5:30 pm | Check-in & Social Hour

7 pm | Royal Dinner- Menu includes Spinach & Strawberry Salad with Poppyseed Dressing, Chicken Marsala with Yukon mashed potatoes and asparagus  or Vegetarian Option of Butternut Squash & Sorghum Risotto, Fresh Breads and Desserts to include Creme Brulee or Flourless Chocolate Torte

8 pm | Royal Coronation of the 2024 Royal Family

10 pm | 2024 Royal Family Greetings  

VIP Experience

Sells out quickly! Reconnect with friends, ambassador alumni, and International Visiting Dignitaries in the VIP Experience. Tickets are expected to go fast. The experience includes:

  • Early access to the social hour starting at 5 pm
  • Dedicated bartenders
  • One drink ticket per person
  • Appetizers
  • Lounge seating
  • Exclusive entertainment
  • Sweeping views of the St. Paul riverfront


Seating for the Royal Coronation is limited. Tickets must be purchased online or by check mailed to the office and in advance by January 12th. No day-of ticket sales will be available.

VIP Experience

$35 in addition to the Royal Dinner ticket.

VIP Experience cannot be purchased separately or with a General Admission ticket.


Royal Dinner: Foundation Member Ticket

$95/person (there are 10 people to a table, so purchase 10 tickets if you would like a table)

Purchaser of ticket(s) must be a current Saint Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation Member. Become a member today

Exclusive Member-only ticket sales began Sunday, December 3.


Royal Dinner: Non-Member Ticket

$115/person  (there are 10 people to a table, so purchase 10 tickets if you would like a table)

Non-member ticket sales opened Sunday, December 10 while supplies last.


General Admission Ticket

$30/person with a 2024 Winter Carnival button.

General Admission ticket sales go be sale online January 10th-January 24th with a maximum of 200 available, while supplies last.

The public is welcome to attend the Royal Coronation starting at 8 pm for a reduced price. Doors open for GA seating at approximately 7:30 pm. Seating is very limited.

No ticket sales will be available at the door.

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Friday, Jan 26
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States