Festival Committee

Enhance your participation with the Saint Paul Winter Carnival by joining the Festival Committee! Committee members are an integral part of the planning process for annual Carnival activities, from theme days to volunteer needs to Legend events.

To apply for any of the below coordinator roles – or if you would like to join the Festival Committee in a non-leadership role – please email a short bio about yourself and why you would be an asset to the team to info@spfhf.org.

Available Positions:

Parade Coordinator(s)

Work with the Festival office to manage applications, answer parade emails, enter applications into a database and create the line up for the Parade.   Day of  execution will include checking in units, working with volunteers, and the operations staff. 

In-Kind Donations Coordinator(s)

From food & beverage to gift cards, donations from local organizations are integral to volunteer and contest operations throughout the Winter Carnival. The In-Kind Donations Coordinator will contact and connect with local vendors to obtain donations that will be used as prizes for competitions, volunteer incentives and meals for volunteers during the festival.

Volunteer Central Coordinator(s)

Volunteers are essential to the success of the Winter Carnival and serve in numerous areas from office support to customer service to store sales. The coordinator will provide a streamline process to volunteer check in, manage incoming food, establish volunteer needs and organize schedules. They will be the key contact for volunteers throughout their shift at the Winter Carnival 

Sports Committee Coordinator

This new position will take the lead on planning interactive games/ tournaments throughout the Carnival.   Do you have interest in planning boot hockey, kitten ball,  or a broom ball tournament?   Or do you have an different idea?  We want to talk to you.  

Securian Financial Winter Run Coordinator

The Coordinator will work with local businesses to secure and recruit vendors for pre- and post-event activities, and provide discounts and specials for race participants.  Help with organization of the event, and be a day of contact at the event.   Some meetings are during business hours.  

Puzzle Competition Coordinator

Join the nations largest puzzle competition team, this sell out event is an iconic Winter Carnival tradition. Duties include managing registration, communicating with puzzle teams, set up for the competition, finding prizes, and managing the competition the day of with the puzzle vendor.  

Frozen Family Fun Night Coordinator

Build excitement around one of the Winter Carnival’s integral themes by incorporating new ideas into this fun theme night. Organize activities for children and families inside Landmark Center that may include appearances by Frozen’s Ana & Elsa, family-friendly entertainment, contests, games and more!

Got an event idea that you want to chair?   

We are always open to new ideas!  Contact us at Info@spfhf.org