Parades

Parades are a favorite of every festival and the Saint Paul Winter Carnival has three to keep you entertained. Visit all three of these great parades!

 

King Boreas Grand Day Parade

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The King Boreas Grand Day Parade 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.

  • Businesses, governmental agencies, community groups are all welcome to participate.  Visit our Get Involved page to register
  • Location start: Smith Avenue, along West 7th Street to 5th Street.  Disperse on St. Peter to Kellogg
  • Location end: Rice Park, enjoy a festive atmosphere as the units stroll through

 

2020 Winter Carnival Grande Day Parade Map *this graphic simply shows the route, please disregard the date 

                

Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade

Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Vulcanus Rex will use his wily ways to light up the streets of downtown Saint Paul for the Vulcan Victory Torchlight Parade.  The evening parade route starts at 5th and Wacouta, travels westbound down 5th Street to Washington St to 4th St and ends at St. Peter by Rice Park. After the parade, follow Vulcanus and his Krewe to the library steps for the ever-dramatic Overthrow of Boreas. The production will be followed by a fantastic fireworks show.

  • Businesses, governmental agencies, community groups are all welcome to participate.  Visit our Get Involved page to register
  • Spectators are welcome to watch along 5th Street or find a warm place in the skyway system
  • Location start: 5th Street near the Saints Stadium
  • Location end: Rice Park, stay for the Vulcan Overthrow on the library steps to learn more about our legend
  • Fireworks to follow this event in Rice Park 

2020 Torchlight Parade Map *this graphic simply shows the route, please disregard the date 

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