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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 […]


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. 2023 Fishing Tournament Winners Current Winners Fishing Contest Prizes  Prizes will be awarded to the top anglers […]


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 Gangsterland Walking Tours are offered every day during Winter Carnival, plus the Haunted […]


Snow Park at the Fair- Snow Sculptures & More!

Minnesota State Fairgrounds 1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul

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 […]


Winter Carnival Memorabilia Display, Presented by St. Croix Hospice

Landmark Center North Gallery 75 W 5th Street, Saint Paul

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: […]


Cocoa at the Castle, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

Landmark Plaza Warming House

Kids! Come to have FREE Cocoa at the Castle and visit with our Royal Family of King Boreas, Aurora Queen of the Snows, and our four Wind Princesses, to name a few! Enjoy a FREE cup of cocoa inside the Warming House at Landmark Plaza Park, just outside "the castle"!  Presented by:


Doggie Depot

Union Depot 214 4th St E, St. Paul

Union Depot's 2023 Doggie Depot is back! Enjoy your favorite paw-some activities like the crowning of the Canine King & Queen, giveaways, marketplace, interviews with pet experts, all at Union Depot! Visit for more information!

Warming House, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

Market Street N Market St, Saint Paul

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 […]


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 - hang out in there for a cool […]

Winter Carnival Warm-up at the Library

George Latimer Library

Historic Slide Show 10:30-5pm Otto Bremer Room, 1st Floor Warm up at George Latimer Central Library and enjoy a historical Winter Carnival slide show produced by Saint Paul Public Library. Hot cocoa served while supplies last! This is an official event of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Saturday Vibe in the Youth Services Area 11am-12pm: Musical […]


Berners in the Park

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul

Mark your calendars for the return of Berners in the Park! The friendly pooches of the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the Greater Twin Cities are joining us at Rice […]


Kids & Family Day, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

Landmark Center North Gallery 75 W 5th Street, Saint Paul

This fun event, hosted at the Landmark Center, known as Kids’ and Family Day will be filled with fun and interactive activities for kids of all ages! Kids will be […]


2023 South Wind Social

Historic Concord Exchange 200 Concord Exchange N, South St. Paul

Join us as we thank the 2022 "Notos" Prince of the Southwind, Joey Clark, and his lady Erica for an incredible year and welcome the 2023 "Notos," Prince of the Southwind, Dennis Boe and his Lady Lisa, from the Royal House os Bennett's Chop & Railhouse and Lisa Boe- Homes with Boe at Keller Williams […]


2023 BEAR’ly Open Golf On Ice

White Bear Lake

Join us for the White Bear Lake BEAR’ly Open – Golf on Ice winter fun event. Join us as we continue our mission to raise money for the White Bear […]

Music by InaFunk

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul

Come out to hear InaFunk at Rice Park! They are a ten-piece R&B and funk band based in the Twin Cities. This is their debut at the Saint Paul Winter […]


Music by Bomber + One

Landmark Plaza Warming House

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Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul

Vulcanus Rex will use his wily ways to light up the streets of downtown Saint Paul for the Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade, Presented by Priority Courier Experts, 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.  […]

Overthrow of King Boreas & Fireworks, Presented by Priority Courier Experts

Rice Park 109 4th Street W, Saint Paul

Immediately following the Torchlight parade, on the steps of the James J. Hill Library near Rice Park. Watch as Vulcanus Rex storms the magnificent "ice" castle and confronts the Royal King's Guard.  Upon the good counsel of the Queen, Boreas waves farewell to the people of his winter capitol and Vulcanus once again rules the […]

Vulcan Victory Dance

InterContinental Saint Paul Riverfront 11 East Kellogg Boulevard, Saint Paul

The 2023 Vulcan Victory Dance, featuring the music of the R Factor, is an event you don't want to miss! Doors open at 7:30PM. Music starts at 8:00PM. TICKETS AVAILABLE […]