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1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108

January 2020

Vulcan Snow Park Snow Stomp

Saturday, Jan 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Vulcan Snow Park Snow Stomp

Drop by Vulcan Snow Park to see how the giant snow blocks are created. Better yet, sign up to be a volunteer snow stomper! The Vulcans pack a lot of activity into this day, using some pretty cool machinery. For safety’s sake, visitors are asked to stay well clear of the activity and observe from a distance. (But our volunteers get to be right in the middle of the action!) Stomping is a great volunteer opportunity for groups, families, and…

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Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition

Friday, Jan 24 @ 8:00 am - Sunday, Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition

Come watch Minnesotan artists brave the elements to create amazing works of art. Better yet, sign up to participate! Each team (with up to three members) starts with a ready-made eight-foot cube of snow and has 2½ days to carve out a sculpture using only hand tools. Stop by often to watch the sculptures take shape and join us around noon on Sunday to vote for your favorite sculpture! Visit mnsnowpark.com/minnesota-state-snow-sculpting-competition for complete event details, entry form, and Vulcan Snow…

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Vulcan Snow Park Snow Sculpture Viewing

Friday, Jan 24 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, Feb 2 @ 9:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Vulcan Snow Park Snow Sculpture Viewing

Visit Vulcan Snow Park to see some amazing works of art—made out of snow! Sculptures on display include an exhibition sculpture by professional snow artists, Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition entries, Small-Block Snow Sculpting Contest entries, and other sculptures, such as those created by students from the Metro Deaf School. Stop by often during the first weekend (January 24-26) to watch the competition and contest sculptures take shape—and vote for your favorite around noon on Sunday! All sculptures are finished…

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Small-Block Snow Sculpting Contest

Saturday, Jan 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest

Come watch Minnesotan artists brave the elements to create amazing works of art. Better yet, sign up to participate! Each team (with up to three members) starts with a ready-made block of snow and has just eight hours to carve out a sculpture using only hand tools. Stop by often to watch the sculptures take shape and join us around 4:30 pm to cheer for the winners! Visit mnsnowpark.com/small-block-snow-contest for complete event details, entry form, and Vulcan Snow Park visitor…

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Vulcan Snow Park Giant Snow Slide

Saturday, Jan 25 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, Feb 2 @ 9:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Vulcan Snow Park Giant Snow Slide

The giant snow slide is a Vulcan Snow Park crowd favorite. It puts smiles on thousands of children’s faces, allows adults to relive cherished childhood memories, and brings the community together to have fun. After all, who doesn’t have fun going down a hill on a sled? Measuring 16 feet high and more than 300 feet long, the slide opens the first weekend Vulcan Snow Park. Scheduled hours are 9 am to 9 pm on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays)—weather permitting.…

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Vulcan Fun Day

Sunday, Jan 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Vulcan Fun Day

Vulcan Fun Day is a big day at Vulcan Snow Park. Bring the whole family for a day of snowy carnival fun! Zoom down the giant snow slide. Ride a Vulcan fire truck! Meet the Vulcan Krewe and Royal Family. Dig for snowy treasure. Puzzle your way through the snow maze. Climb the snow mountain. Check out the amazing snow sculptures, vote for your favorite, and find out who won! <!--Take the Polar Plunge or watch as other brave souls…

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Vulcan Snow Park Polar Plunges

Sunday, Jan 26 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Vulcan Snow Park Polar Plunge

Vulcan Snow Park is proud to partner with Special Olympics Minnesota to host two Polar Plunge events. Every Plunge makes a difference for more than 8,100 Special Olympics Minnesota athletes. Special Olympics Minnesota offers children and adults with intellectual disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Through Special Olympics’ athletic, health, and leadership programs, people with intellectual disabilities transform themselves, their communities, and the world. Funds raised through the Polar Plunge help to support programs such as Young Athletes, Unified Sports,…

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Barstool Ski Races

Sunday, Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55108
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Barstool Ski Races

Come watch (or participate in) your new favorite sporting event! Contestants race downhill on (you guessed it) barstools on skis in one-on-one heats. Barstool decorations, costumed riders, and wipeouts just add to the fun. Visit mnsnowpark.com/barstool-ski-races for complete event details, entry form, and Vulcan Snow Park visitor information.

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