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Information and resources about the Saint Paul Winter Carnival

2018 Winter Carnival

2018 Winter Carnival Dates: January 25 - February 10

Ice Palace 2018

Visit the Ice Palace in Rice Park during the Winter Carnival, located just across the street from the George Latimer Central Library.

Winter Carnival Events at the Library

Check out these Winter Carnival events taking place at George Latimer Central Library.

Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Saint Paul Winter Carnival
Event listings and other information about the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

Winter Carnival logo

In the News

Family Bowl Passport

Download the Family Bowl PassportGet out and enjoy the sights of Saint Paul this winter for a chance to win exciting prizes with the Family Bowl Passport program!

Download and print the passport, then visit the participating locations during the Winter Carnival for stamps along the way.

Make memories with your family and friends while enjoying all the Capital City has to offer!

Participating is as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Download the passport.
  2. Visit 3 (or more!) participating locations, including the George Latimer Central Library, to get a stamp.
  3. Mail in the finished passport by February 24, 2018 to be entered to win!

Treasure Hunt Treasure Hunt
The latest clues, news, and discussion forums from the Saint Paul Pioneer Press.

Cooler Crew
Explanations of medallion hunt clues back to the 1950s.

Library Resources

Saint Paul Parks: A Treasure Hunters Guide
Available at most library locations. Features maps of city parks in which the medallion may be hidden.

Saint Paul Public Library Digital Collections
Digitized items from the collection, including Winter Carnival scrapbooks.

Saint Paul Collection at George Latimer Central Library
Includes Winter Carnival-produced materials, such as souvenir and commemorative albums, and several pamphlets on ice palaces past. Also includes Library staff or volunteer-produced scrapbooks.

Winter Carnival materials in the Saint Paul Public Library and Ramsey County Historical Society's collections (PDF).

Learn More

Resources covering the history of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival