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[FIRST PERSON EVENT REVIEW] Polar vortex chills Winter Carnival

Claire Hallaway, The Rubicon Editor

January 30, 2019

Everyone was gathered together, sitting by the fire or dancing to live music. People were spreading kindness and positive vibes all around.

Ice palace returns to Winter Carnival

Ice palace returns to Winter Carnival

Webster Lehmann, Creative Design Manager

January 29, 2018

After 14 years, the Winter Carnival has again built an ice palace in downtown Saint Paul. Learn about this and other activities surrounding Super Bowl 52.

The Coolest Celebration on Earth: Saint Paul Winter Carnival Highlights

The Coolest Celebration on Earth: Saint Paul Winter Carnival Highlights

Isabel Gisser, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival continues the legend in its 131st year

Winter Carnival sculptures celebrate Minnesotan spirit

Winter Carnival sculptures celebrate Minnesotan spirit

Mari Knudson, In Depth Editor

February 17, 2015

In the midst of historic downtown St. Paul lies Rice Park, with views of edifices such as the Landmark Center, Ordway Theater, and St. Paul Hotel. It makes sense that a park surrounded by such essential St. Paul sights would also be the site for many of the events that the annual St. Paul Winter Carnival has to offer. During the carnival, the park is decorated with impressive ice sculptures, accompanied by food trucks, live music, and even an ice bar. At night the sculptures are lit, filling the park with sparkling, glimmering lights.