Coolest celebration on earth is fun for all
Author: KARE 11 Staff
Dozens of free family-friendly events are planned throughout Saint Paul for the winter carnival.
ST PAUL, Minn. — The 133rd Saint Paul Winter Carnival kicks off on Thursday, January 24 and runs through Sunday, February 3. Dozens of events for the whole family will be held throughout the City of Saint Paul, particularly on Kellogg Mall Park, in Landmark Center and at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. The majority of events are free and open to the public. Below are a few highlights.
Saturday, January 26
2 – 6 p.m. The Saint Paul YMCA is dedicating a full day to youth with Kids’ Day Presented by Ecolab. Both Landmark Center and Kellogg Mall Park will be filled with fun, interactive activities and live entertainment for kids of all ages. 2 p.m. King Boreas Grand Day Parade presented by Arctic Apples.
Sunday, January 27
8 a.m. – 9 p.m. Vulcan Fun Day at Vulcan Snow Park. In addition to the Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition, giant snow slide, fire castle, and snow golf, festivities will include celebrity visits, Vulcan fire truck rides, a kid’s snow treasure hunt and two Polar Plunges for Special Olympics Minnesota. mnsnowpark.com
Monday, January 28
4 – 9 p.m. Vulcan Snow Park’s Sensory Friendly Day for the Autism Society of Minnesota. Ten percent of all profits will be given to Autism Society of Minnesota. The lights will be lowered, no overhead sound, and a dedicated sledding lane for families with autism.
Tuesday, January 29
5 - 8 p.m. Frozen Family Fun Night presented by Storm Creek at Landmark Center – Bring the whole family to enjoy indoor and outdoor fun, including live entertainment with “Anna and Elsa,” and ice skating acts by Iceformance at the Wells Fargo WinterSkate Rink.
Saturday, February 2
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Enjoy family –friendly activities, live ice carvings and live music throughout Kellogg Mall Park and Landmark Center on Family Day presented by Ecolab.