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January 2023

Warming House, Powered by Sunbelt

Thursday, Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until Saturday, Feb 4

Market Street, N Market St
Saint Paul, MN United States
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Free

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, Powered by Sunbelt, will not only provide a cozy respite from the outdoors, but guests may enjoy assorted craft beers, our own Northern Soda Flavor (to be Announced Soon), Bailey's and Cocoa or Coffee, mulled wine, games (trivia, bingo, pull tabs), and live entertainment from local musicians and DJs…

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Saint Paul Winter Carnival Ice Carvings

Friday, Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rice Park, 109 4th Street W
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
Free

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, requiring artists to utilize their best creative thinking. Additionally, competitor's sculptures must be consistent with a sketch that was proposed and selected by the Selection…

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Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest

Saturday, Jan 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Landmark Center Cortile, 75 W 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
$60

Are you a master at putting puzzles together? Then this is an event for you! Grab your friends or come with your family for a dueling puzzle competition. Prizes will be awarded to the first 3 teams in each category to complete their 500 piece puzzle in the time slot. The puzzle is manufactured by the company behind PuzzleTwist® branded jigsaw puzzles and will be a special keepsake! The competition will be split into five divisions over four time slots…

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February 2023

Berners in the Park

Saturday, Feb 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Rice Park, 109 4th Street W
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
Free

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 Park at 11 am on Kid's and Family Day, Saturday, February 4th. You'll be able to watch these snow-loving animals embrace what Winter Carnival is all about - enjoying St. Paul's great outdoors all year round! For more information on this breed and the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the…

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Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade

Saturday, Feb 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rice Park, 109 4th Street W
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
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Vulcanus Rex will use his wily ways to light up the streets of downtown Saint Paul for the Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade 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 here soon. Spectators are welcome to watch along 5th Street or find a warm place in the skyway system Location start: 5th and Wall, along 5th…

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Overthrow of King Boreas

Saturday, Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Rice Park, 109 4th Street W
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
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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 land. Fireworks and live music immediately follow in Rice Park.

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