Get Involved

Be Part of Something Cool! The Saint Paul Winter Carnival – the Coolest Celebration on Earth.  There are lots of ways to get involved!  If you don’t see what you’re looking for be sure to let us know.


It’s a bird, it’s a plane. No, it is a Winter Carnival Volunteer! The Saint Paul Winter Carnival’s success is dependent on its over 1,000 Volunteers. We hope you’ll peruse the volunteer opportunities and spend some time volunteering for the “Coolest Celebration on Earth!”.

Volunteer Signup Coming Soon!


2016 Queen of Snows

Fill out your application application today!  Applications must be submitted By Friday, November 13.
Queen of Snows Application

2016 Junior Royalty

Fill out your application application today!  Applications must be submitted By Sunday, November 1.
2016 Junior Royalty Application


Register to participate in the Grand Day Parade on Saturday January 30 and the Torchlight Parade Saturday February 6.
2016 Parade Application

Ice Carving Competition

Sign up for one of the most iconic events the Winter Carnival has to offer.
Individual Application and Rules Artisan 2016
Individual Application and Rules Professional 2016
Multi-Block Application and Rules – Coming Soon

Outdoor Vendor

Businesses looking to sell attractions or merchandise in Rice Park during Winter Carnival complete the outdoor vendor form.
Please call the office at 651-223-7400 to receive the outdoor vendor form.

Puzzle Contest

Get a team together and sign up for the annual puzzle contest that is fun for the whole family.  Prizes are awarded to the top teams.
2016 Puzzle Contest Registration Form

Family Day

Local businesses, organizations, groups, and merchandise/craft sellers that have an interactive experience to offer families and children are invited to complete the Family Day form.
Family Day Vendor Application

Kids Day

Businesses, schools and non-profit organizations have the chance to promote your organization with kid friendly activities.
2016 Kids Day Application

Freeze Your Bags Off Tournament

This eight team outdoor bag tournament will start at noon  on Jan. 31 and continue until one team is crowned champion.

Applications available soon

Pie Eating Contest

Participants will be challenged to eat an entire Sunny Lane Pie as fast as they can.

Applications available soon

Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition

Snow Sculpting Competition provides artists an opportunity to show off their talents and win prizes. (More information)
Competition Entry Packet (MS Word version)
Competition Entry Packet (PDF version)

Geocache Information

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices.
Geocaching Coordinates

Request the Royal Family

Invite the Royal Family to be a part of your next gathering! Simply fill out the form, return it, and they will respond with availability.
Request the Royal Family – (MS Word version)
Request the Royal Family – (PDF version)

Request the Senior Royalty

Invite the Senior Royalty to be a part of your next gathering! Simply fill out the form, return it, and they will respond with availability.
Request the Senior Royalty

Visiting Ambassador Forms

Ambassadors joining the Saint Paul Winter Carnival from other events.
Visiting Ambassador Registration