New! Sip & Savor Virtual Event!


Winter Carnival’s BIGGEST fundraiser of the year is going virtual! Join us for 2 nights of special virtual events. 


Since 1886, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival has taken great pride in celebrating Saint Paul’s unique history and the traditions that connect our community. In 2021, we will celebrate our 135th Anniversary, and we remain committed to creating meaningful experiences, providing educational opportunities, and celebrating our heritage at little to no cost for all. We need your help as we move forward into this special anniversary. The 135th Winter Carnival will not happen without the support of our biggest fundraiser, Sip & Savor. Join us October 5 – 8th as we have some fun, while supporting an amazing cause!
Sip: Wednesday, October 7th
Let’s celebrate Wine Wednesday! We’ll see you online Wednesday, October 7th from 6 – 7:30 p.m. for a virtual wine tasting event supporting the upcoming Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Get ready to dive into the world of wine from the comfort of your own home with a three-bottle bundle curated by the Pairs Well With… team. For the ticket cost of $20, we’ll sip, swirl, socialize and share all kinds of knowledge on these beautiful bottles during the event, as well as talk about food and wine pairings with suggested nibbles and recipes. You’ll even have the opportunity to ask questions. You’ll gain a wine experience like none other and your support will be used to help create our legendary carnival events like glistening ice carvings, yearly competitions and family education days. Ticket price does not include cost of sampled wines. Wines must be purchased separately, and details about where to buy selected wines will be sent to attendees beforehand. Estimated wine cost is $60.

Savor: Thursday, October 8th
Spending a little more time at home and want to learn how to make a new cocktail? Is your bar at home stocked with the basics and ready to go? Ever wonder what else you can do with the bottle of Gin leftover from the holiday party? For the ticket price of $20, you’ll join our hosts Justin Spano and Greta Grosch as they talk cocktails. What basics should you have stocked and some crafty cocktails you can make at home that will amaze your friends. They’ll be live from the St. Paul Grill to show you how to make 3 different cocktails on Thursday, October 8th from 6 – 7:30 p.m. This virtual experience combines fun with giving back to one of your favorite Saint Paul events, The Saint Paul Winter Carnival. By participating in this event, you’re ensuring a successful upcoming carnival where we will celebrate cherished traditions, share historical memories and give back to our community. Ticket price does not include cost of supplies and sampling, please purchase supplies separately. Details about supplies will be sent out to attendees prior.