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.

Volunteer

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!”.
2017 Volunteer Opportunities

Forms

Visiting Ambassador Registration

Ambassadors joining the Saint Paul Winter Carnival from other regional events.
2017 Visiting Ambassador Registration

Parade

Register to participate in the Grand Day Parade on Saturday January 28 and the Torchlight Parade Saturday February 5.
2017 Parade Information, Rules and Regulations and Registration

Ice Carving Competition

Sign up for one of the most iconic events the Winter Carnival has to offer.
2017 Individual Application and Rules Artisan Division
2017 Individual Application and Rules Professional Division
Individual Application and Rules Chef’s Division
2017 Multi-Block Application and Rules

Outdoor Vendor

Businesses looking to sell attractions or food in Rice Park during Winter Carnival complete the outdoor vendor form.
Please email abijack@spfhf.org or call 651-698-0810 for more information.

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. Registration for the 2017 Puzzle Contest is closed.
2017 Puzzle Contest Information and Registration

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.
2017 Family Day Vendor Application (PDF)

Kids Day

Businesses, schools and non-profit organizations have the chance to promote your organization with kid friendly activities.
Please email mdrewek@spfhf.org for more information.

Freeze Your Bags Off Tournament

This sixteen team outdoor bag tournament will start at noon  on Feb. 4th and continue until one team is crowned champion.
Tournament Registration Information

Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition

The three-day competition provides artists an opportunity to show off their talents, win prizes, and represent Minnesota at the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition. (More information)
All 2017 competition entries were due January 12, 2017. Contact us to be added to the sculptor invitation list for 2018!

Snow Park at the Fair Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest

Introduced for 2017, the contest challenges three-member teams to transform blocks of snow into works of art in just eight hours. (More information)
All 2017 contest entries were due January 12, 2017. Contact us about the possibility of a late entry and/or to be added to the sculptor invitation list for next year!

Appearance Requests

Request the 2016 Royal Family

Invite the 2016 Royal Family to be a part of your next gathering! Simply fill out the form to submit your request (appearances are subject to availability). Requests for the 2016 Royal Family will be taken until Royal Coronation on Friday, January 27, 2017.
Request the 2016 Royal Family

Request the 2017 Royal Family during the 10 days of Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Invite the newly crowned 2017 Royal Family to be a part of your gathering! Simply fill out the form to submit your request (appearances are subject to availability).
Request the Royal Family During the 10 Days of Carnival

Request the 2017 Royal Family

Invite the 2017 Royal Family to be a part of your next gathering! Simply fill out the form to submit your request (appearances are subject to availability).
Request the Royal Family

Request the Vulcan Krewe

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

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

Legend Character Applications

2017 Queen of Snows

Click Here for the 2017 Queen of Snows Application Forms

2017 Junior Royalty

Fill out your application application today!  Applications must be submitted by Sunday, November 1.
2017 Junior Royalty Application (PDF)
2017 Junior Royalty Application (Word)

2017 Senior Royalty

Fill out your application application today!  Applications must be submitted by Saturday, October 15.
2017 Senior Royalty Application