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 January 1st and running through February 5, 2023. Prizes  Prizes will be awarded to the top anglers in categories: King of Winter Largest Walleye - […]

$20

Beard Growing Competition, Donate Today

Pillbox 400 Wabasha Street N, Saint Paul, MN

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 list of competitors is below. Thank you!   Get ready for the Saint Paul Winter Carnival’s Beard Growing Competition!  Participants will compete in three categories: […]

Hockey Day Minnesota

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

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

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

Winter Carnival Memorabilia Display, Presented by St. Croix Hospice

Landmark Center Cortile 75 W 5th Street, Saint Paul, MN

Wonderfully presented by Marilyn DiMartino, this is a complete and varied display of Winter Carnival items throughout the years.  Visit with Marilyn and other volunteers who are very knowledgeable about the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. On display throughout the Winter Carnival at the North Gallery located on the First Floor inside Landmark Center. Open Hours: […]

Free

NEW Helicopter Rides & Dinner

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

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

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, […]

Free

Warming House, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

Market Street N Market St, Saint Paul, MN

A large heated tent will be located once again on Market Street and will be EVEN BIGGER in 2023! It is a great gathering place for Carnival goers. The Warming House will not only provide a cozy respite from the outdoors, but guests may enjoy assorted craft beers, hard ciders and seltzers, our own Northern […]

Free

Winter Carnival Food Court

Landmark Plaza Warming House

Check out our Winter Carnival Food Court just steps away from the Warming House! Grab your food and eat it in our expansive Warming House where we sell beverages of all kinds (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), Winter Carnival merchandise, pulltabs and more! Also, check out the Hamernick's Hideaway and Bailey's Ski Lodge- hang out in there […]

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, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

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

The magic of the 10-day Winter Carnival festival begins with the Royal Coronation, Presented by Priority Courier Experts, 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 […]

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