2021 Buttons Information & MORE!


The Buttons

The time is finally here! Our 2021 Winter Carnival Buttons have been revealed. The designs featured artwork from iconic Minnesota artist, Adam Turman! Support the largest Winter Carnival fundraiser and buy your button at Cub Foods or our online store, today! An individual button retails for $5 and the value 4-pack (which includes all four designs) retails for $19. 

Check out our virtual unveiling video featuring appearances from Winter Carnival Royalty and announcements about upcoming event plans! 

Did you notice special elements about the individual designs including: 

  • Klondike Kate featured on the red button to celebrate their 5oth Anniversary
  • The State Fair sign to commemorative our new Drive-Through event 
  • Snowmobiling, toboggan racing and skiing to showcase historical carnival events. 

Each souvenir button is attached to a colorful card that features a schedule of this year’s main attractions, activities, and new events. In addition, the button card includes a registration form to fill out for the chance to win exclusive prizes and experiences including the grand prize of $1,000 cash.

Online Auction

Check out the traditional button auction online this year on Saturday, December 5th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. for your chance to bid on keepsake items such as the large buttons, framed button artwork and more! Online auction link HERE. Get your bids in, NOW!

Commemorative Pin 

The $20 pack with the commemorative pin is back this year and features an adorable penguin! Find the Royal Family or Tax Collector to get yours! 

NEW! Drive-Up Event 

We’re making it easy to get your button(s) this year by offering several drive-up events. Stay tuned for more locations to be added! 

  • Saturday Dec. 5th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Members & Button Sales Drive-Up at the Landmark Center loading dock (Washington St. across from Travelers). 

Button & Food Pick-Up Events

Support local restaurants and Winter Carnival at the same time! Order ahead at two of our favorites – Bennett’s Chop & Rail House and Rudy’s Red Eye Grill – and purchase your buttons when you pick up your dinner between 4 – 6 p.m. on December 5. You may even see some of our Legendary Characters!