Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation

The Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation is a non-profit membership organization that produces Minnesota’s Iciest and  Spiciest festivals – Saint Paul Winter Carnival and Cinco de Mayo West Side Saint Paul.  We rely on sponsors, fundraisers, donations, charitable gaming and our members to support our year-round activities.

Our Mission

To foster a sense of community, pride, belonging and connectedness by celebrating Saint Paul’s unique history and emerging heritage through fun and educational experiences.

250,000 visitors a year

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival attracts over 250,000 visitors a year and has an approximately $2 – $3 million dollar economic impact to the city of St. Paul and the State of Minnesota.