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January 2021

Drive-Thru Ice & Snow Sculpture Park

Thursday, Jan 28 - Sunday, Feb 7
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Combining two signature Winter Carnival events - the Ice Carving Competition and the Snow Sculpture Contest - this drive-thru experience will take place at the State Fairgrounds each day during the Carnival. Upon entering the route, each car will receive a swag bag, bingo card, and the chance to purchase some treats to enjoy during the ride. Dozens of visual stops will showcase snow and ice masterpieces sculpted by local artisans, many of whom have participated in past Winter Carnival…

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Virtual Family Day

Saturday, Jan 30
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Saturday, repeating until Saturday, Feb 6

For both Saturdays during Carnival (January 30 and February 6), families can gather ‘round their computers and smart TVs in the comfort and safety of their homes to participate in our Family Day activities. Each day’s schedule will be filled with entertaining performances, educational seminars, arts and crafts lessons, storytelling sessions, and much more. This content will go live on our website, Facebook page, and YouTube channel and then be available for “re-runs” forever!

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2021 Puzzle Contest

Saturday, Jan 30 @ 8:00 am - Sunday, Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm
Landmark Center Cortile, 75 W 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$60.00

Thank you for your interest in the 2021 Saint Paul Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest! The Nation's Largest Jigsaw Puzzle Contest is brought to you by PuzzleTwist®  Registration will open October 1st, 2020 at 11 a.m.  In-Person Event: Our in-person puzzle contest will take place on Saturday, January 30th, 2021, at the Landmark Center in Downtown Saint Paul. The contest will feature four divisions: Expert/Adult Adult 1 Adult 2 Family - must include one team member under 18 by contest date…

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Saint Paul Hotel Hot Chocolate

Saturday, Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saint Paul Hotel, 350 Market St,
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
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A bit frozen? Drive by the Saint Paul Hotel for a nice hot cup of Hot Chocolate!  This is a long-standing Saint Paul Hotel tradition.  There is a small cost for a cup of hot chocolate but there are plenty of toppings and it is delicious!  Saint Paul Hotel is located right next to Rice Park and is home to the Saint Paul Winter Carnival Royalty during Winter Carnival.  

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