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December 2018

Kettles of Fire Fundraiser

Sunday, Dec 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
enVision Hotel, 701 Concord St S
Saint Paul, MN 55075 United States
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$10

Join the current Saint Paul Winter Carnival Junior Royalty Court, as well as 2019 Candidates for the 4th Annual Kettles of Fire chili cook-off and silent auction on Sunday, December 9th, 2019.   The $10.00 ticket includes: Chilis to sample and vote on. Who will reign SUPREME?! Large Silent Auction – Get some holiday shopping done early!   Beverages and Bake Sale items are also available for purchase. Support the Junior Royalty Program with friends and family and have some great food…

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January 2019

Fire & Ice: 2019 Winter Carnival Art Show

Thursday, Jan 10 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday, Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm
AZ Gallery, 308 E. Prince Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101 United States
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Free

Please join us at the AZ Gallery as we celebrate winter, the vibrancy of Saint Paul, and the Saint Paul Winter Carnival with Fire & Ice, the third annual Winter Carnival Art Show. Local artists are tasked with creating masterpieces depicting the powerful forces of winter battling the hopeful promises of spring. Featuring over 100 works of art from Minnesota-based artists, Fire & Ice runs from January 10 through February 17, 2019. A reception will be held on Friday, February…

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2019 Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Thursday, Jan 24 - Sunday, Feb 3
Kellogg Mall Park, 62 W Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the 133rd Saint Paul Winter Carnival, the "Coolest Celebration on Earth" since 1886. The Winter Carnival continues to bring family-friendly events and community pride to Saint Paul and the Twin Cities metro area.  Most events are FREE and open to the public. Events primarily take place in downtown Saint Paul, in and around Kellogg Mall Park and the Landmark Center, as well as at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.  Enjoy live entertainment, walk through the…

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Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade

Thursday, Jan 24 @ 5:15 pm - 8:00 pm
Rice Park, 109 4th Street W
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102
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The Moon Glow Pedestrian Parade will officially kick off the first day of Carnival, January 24, in downtown Saint Paul. Come early and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies at Landmark Center. The festivities start at 5:15 PM with the parade starting promptly at 6 PM. - Will meet in the atrium of Landmark Center (75 W 5th Street) at 5:15 PM - Parade starts at 6 PM - Parade ends at 6:15 PM The public is invited to join festival…

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Royal Coronation Presented by Western Bank

Friday, Jan 25 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
$85 – $90

The magical journey of King Boreas LXXXIII along with Aurora, Queen of the Snows; the four Winds and Wind Princesses; as well as the Royal Guard begins with the Royal Coronation.  A 130+ year old Winter Carnival tradition.   Royal Dinner and Royal Coronation Schedule of Events: Advanced reservations are required, please scroll to the bottom of the page to reserve your tickets today! Tickets are $85 per person; $800 per table of 10.   Prices go to $105 per person; $1050…

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2019 Saintly City Cat Show

Saturday, Jan 26 @ 8:00 am - Sunday, Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm
Saint Paul RiverCentre, 175 West Kellogg Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
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$3 – $4

The 43rd Annual Saintly City Cat Championship Cat Show will feature hundreds of cats competing from the United States and Canada. The highest scoring male and female cats will be crowned the 2019 Winter Carnival Household Pet King and Queen. The Saintly City Cat Club, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the care, health, and welfare of all felines.  When: Saturday, January 26 from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. Sunday, January 27 from 9 A.M. to 4 P.M.…

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2019 Winter Carnival Orchid Show

Saturday, Jan 26 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm
Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55103 United States
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$2 – $5

Hundreds of orchid plants owned by the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, as well as individual and commercial orchid growers, will transform the Conservatory into a tropical wonderland where instead of King Boreas, orchids rule. Besides witnessing the beautiful plants and displays, vendors will be offering plants and other wares. Now in its 45th year, the Winter Carnival Orchid Show has become the premier winter event for orchid lovers throughout the Midwest, attended by nearly 5,000 orchid enthusiasts. Perhaps in response to…

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King Boreas Grand Day Parade, presented by Arctic® Apples

Saturday, Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The King Boreas Grand Day Parade presented by  Arctic® Apples is our daytime procession down West 7th Street featuring dozens of bands, floats and, of course, the newly crowned King Boreas and his Royal Family. Lori Koutsky, longtime coordinator of the Securian Winter Run, will serve as Community Grand Marshal for the King Boreas Grand Day Parade. Since 1994, Lori has led Securian’s community involvement and philanthropic programs. Community is a core value at Securian, which is why they were…

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Vulcan Snow Park Fire Castle & Snow Golf

Saturday, Jan 26 @ 5:00 pm - Sunday, Feb 3 @ 9:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Vulcan Snow Park Fire Castle

New for 2019! The first-ever Fire Castle at Vulcan Snow Park is a structure worthy of the Vulcan Fire King! Approximately 3,500 square feet, it features nine of Shadowbrooke Golf Course’s favorite golf holes re-created out of snow. Come play a round with a frozen tennis ball (clubs and balls provided). The course will be black-lit at night for even more fun. Scheduled hours are 4 to 9 pm on weekdays and 9 am to 9 pm on weekends (Saturdays…

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UCare Sunday Music in the Park

Sunday, Jan 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kellogg Mall Park, 62 W Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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Winter Carnival Music Series presents UCare Sunday Music in the Park on the Treasure Island Resort & Casino Entertainment Stage in Kellogg Mall Park. Live entertainment will be provided by the Saint Paul Jazz Band and Dirty Shorts Brass Band.           

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2019 Fancy Hotdish Competition

Sunday, Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Lexington, 1096 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55105
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$50

Witness local culinary greats compete in one of the most cut-throat competitions Minnesota has to offer: the 2nd Annual Fancy Hotdish Competition, hosted by The Lexington and delivered by US FOODS. Chefs will be judged on creativity, taste, presentation and the use of ingredients while whipping up their unique hotdish to see who will reign supreme. Plus, you’ll have a chance to sample the entries and cast your vote to determine the People’s Choice winner!  Admission tickets can be purchased below…

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Saint Paul Civic Symphony

Sunday, Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Landmark Center Cortile, 75 W 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
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Join us for a FREE concert of light classics on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 27, 2019 in the beautiful Landmark Center Cortile. The Saint Paul Civic Symphony, in partnership with the Landmark Center and the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, presents a FREE concert of "Hot and Cool Classics" for the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Don’t care to drive?  Visit Metro Transit to plan your trip, get maps, schedules and fare information.  Metro Transit is providing FREE rides to the 2019 Saint Paul Winter Carnival and Vulcan Snow…

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Vulcan Snow Park Nighttime Polar Plunge

Sunday, Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Vulcan Snow Park Polar Plunge

Vulcan Snow Park is proud to partner with Special Olympics Minnesota to host two Polar Plunge events. Every Plunge makes a difference for more than 8,100 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes. Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Through Special Olympics’ athletic, health, and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities, and the world. Funds raised through the Polar Plunge help to support programs such as Young Athletes, Unified Sports,…

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Watch The Legendary Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Monday, Jan 28 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, Jan 31 at 8:00 pm

Free

Watch the Twin Cities' PBS original production of Minnesota Experience: The Legendary Saint Paul Winter Carnival. This documentary is rich with archival film and images, capturing Saint Paul throughout the Carnival's 130+ year history. The Legendary Saint Paul Winter Carnival’s traditions of gathering Saint Paul’s neighborhoods to participate in ten days of winter sports, activities and parades, building elaborate ice palaces and crowning a fabled royal family have continued for generations. Watch on TPT 2 on Monday, January 28, 2019…

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February 2019

Berners in the Park

Friday, Feb 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kellogg Mall Park, 62 W Kellogg Blvd
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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Free

Mark your calendars for our NEW event Berners in the Park! The friendly pooches of the Bernese Mountain Dog Club of the Greater Twin Cities are joining us at Kellogg Mall Park from 5-7pm on February 1st. 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 Greater Twin Cities click here.

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