Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade, Presented By Blaze Credit Union

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.  Learn more & register to be in the parade here.
  • Parade Route: Parade Route: West 7th at Smith to 5th Street to Washington to 4th Street and disassembly will start at Market on 4th.  Disassembly will continue to Wabasha. All Hotel Guests will be directed to Kellogg and Market for entry and exit Market to 5th street.
  • Location end: Rice Park, stay for the Vulcan Overthrow on the steps of the James J. Hill Library to learn more about the legend of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival
  • Warm Up In Our OFFICIAL WARMING HOUSES- local bars and restaurants that financially support the Saint Paul Winter Carnival through the Saint Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation…please visit them often!


The map for the parade route can be found here.

We are thrilled to announce that the Celebrity Grand Marshals for the 2024 Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade, Presented by Blaze Credit Union are award-winning, Minnesota-based disaster restoration experts and co-owners of Practical Home and Ungerman Inc, Lindsey and Kirsten, the co-hosts of HGTV’s “Renovation 911.” Their show is streaming on MAX, Apple TV, Hulu Live, YouTube TV, and Discovery+. Lindsey and Kirsten are appearing at the Minneapolis Home + Remodeling Show on Friday, February 2 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 4 at 12 p.m.
We are also excited to announce that the Media Grand Marshals are Megan Newquist and Matt Belanger of KSTP TV.
HUGE Thanks to Blaze Credit Union for making the parade possible.

Parade applications can be downloaded here.

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