Let your competitive spirit loose at the 2022 Winter Carnival by joining the fun at one of the many contests and competitions. Compete against family, friends and new rivals for a chance to win great prizes, recognition and bragging rights!
MORE INFORMATION FOR 2022 COMING SOON!
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 3 teams in each division.
2021 Registration Information
Winter Carnival Ice Fishing Competition
The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is excited to present our NEW month-long digital ice fishing competition. You can fish anywhere in the seven-county metro: lakes, ponds, and rivers. Prizes will be given to the top positions of each leaderboard category. Eligible fish are limited to the seven-county metro in an attempt to master the local bite. All fish entered in the tournament will be photographed, measured, recorded with the FishDonkey app. How to Enter a Fish.
A reminder to include at least two photos. Please include: one pic of you holding the fish and one pic of the fish on a rigid measuring board (not a tape measure). There’s a selfie button in the app. Please review the rules available in the app under the ” i ” button. The tournament fee is $10.00.
Did you capture an amazing shot of a fun Winter Carnival activity? Submit up to 10 of your favorite photos from the 2021 festival for a chance to win exclusive prizes!
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Ice & Snow Sculpting Opportunities
January 23 – 28, 2021
The 2021 Drive-Thru Ice & Snow Sculpture Park will be a fun Winter Carnival experience that combines the ice and snow sculptures Carnival-goers have come to love in one drive-through experience! Carving will begin on Saturday, January 23 and sculptures will be visible to Drive-Thru attendees throughout the 11 day event, running January 28 – February 7, 2021. Want to showcase your snow or ice sculpting talents? Learn more about this year’s sculpting opportunities through the designated links below.
2021 Snow Sculpting Participation Form