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Drive-Thru Ice & Snow Sculpture Park

Join us at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds for a brand new drive-thru event! You’ll view incredible snow and ice sculptures - and vote on your favorites - while enjoying entertainment and visits by the Royal Family, the Vulcan Krewe, and Klondike Kate! Buy tickets at!

January 28 – February 7
MN State Fairgrounds

Ice Fishing Tournament

Welcome Minnesota Anglers & prepare your tackle for our month+ long fishing tournament! Learn more at

January 1 - February 7
Lakes across Minnesota

Saint Paul Scavenger Hunts

Take part in three fun and engaging scavenger hunts: Family-Friendly Explore Saint Paul Parks, Saint Paul History & Landmarks, and Local Fun & Attractions. The Winter Carnival Scavenger Hunts will allow folks to have some socially-distanced fun while learning about the great City of Saint Paul. Learn how to participate at

January 28 - February 7

Securian Financial Winter Run

It's cold outside, which can mean only one thing - it's race time! Sign up at

January 30 | 8:30am and 10:30am

Puzzle Contest

The 2021 Saint Paul Winter Carnival Puzzle Contest! The Nation's Largest Jigsaw Puzzle Contest! Sign up at 

January 30, 8:00am - 5:30pm  | In-Person 
January 31, 11:00am  | Virtual

CRAFTED: A Winter Carnival Craft Drink Experience

We’re supporting local businesses with the brand-new CRAFTED: A Winter Carnival Craft Drink Experience! Visit local breweries, wineries, coffee shops & more now through February 28 and discover exclusive drinks, discounts & enter to win prizes. Learn more at

January 21 - February 28

Virtual Family Days

For both Saturdays during Carnival, families can gather 'round their computers and smart TVs in the comfort and safety of their homes to participate in our Family Day activities. Learn more at

January 30 and February 6

King Boreas Tour de Phalen

The Tour de Phalen Classic will offer a gently rolling and twisting 7K groomed course that will be a fun a personal best challenge for skiers of every skill level. Get registered at

January 30 at 9:00am

Winter Carnival Blood Drive

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is hosting a blood drive on the first day of carnival. Sign up at

January 28th | 10:00am - 4:00pm

Fire & Ice: Winter Carnival Art Show

The show will be held at AZ Gallery and is meant to celebrate art and Minnesota artists during the nation’s oldest and largest celebration of winter. Learn more at

January 9 - February 28  |  10:00am - 2:00pm
308 E Prince St, Saint Paul, MN 55101 in the Northern Warehouse

Saint Paul Hotel Hot Chocolate

Drive by the Saint Paul Hotel for a nice hot cup of Hot Chocolate! Learn more at

January 30  |  12:00-3:00pm
Saint Paul Hotel

3K Prologue at Battle Creek

The Endurance United Nordic Prologue is on Sunday, January 31 in the Freestyle Technique Over 3k distance.

January 31
Battle Creek

Klondike Kate Cabaret

Fans of the Mistresses of Song & Merriment will be able to watch this year’s Klondike Kate Cabaret from the comfort and safety of their home.

January 31  | 10:00 - 11:30am

2021 BEAR'ly Open

BEAR’ly Open is a perfect outdoor Minnesota winter activity, golfing on ice!

February 5 at 10:00am - February 6 at 4:00pm

2021 Virtual Doggie Depot

Union Depot’s 2021 Doggie Depot is going virtual! Learn more at

February 6  |  8:00am - 5:00pm