St. Paul Winter Carnival
The St. Paul Winter Carnival kicked off Thursday and the royalty for the “Coolest Celebration on Earth” was crowned Friday night.
It’s a Minnesota tradition and it’s designed for just the kind of weather we’re experiencing this week. The St. Paul Winter Carnival starts Thursday with several events going on at Rice Park in downtown St. Paul.
As we get ready for the weekend, we want to help you get ready too. There’s a sizeable dose of winter entertainment, but also a chance to look forward to spring. Here’s what’s happening this weekend.
Get ready, medallion hunters, it’s nearly time for the Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt. The hunt, a St. Paul tradition since 1952, begins with the first clue this Sunday. The hunt challenges readers to solve daily clues and be the first to find a medallion hidden on public land in Ramsey County.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off in just a few weeks, and now there’s a new Klondike Kate to help get things started. Kathy Rustin-Westphal of St. Paul Park was crowned the winner among six competitors at an event Wednesday night.
She had charm, beauty, and a man who’d done her wrong. On Wednesday night, six ladies competed for the title of Klondike Kate for this year’s St. Paul Winter Carnival. Judges rated their singing, crowd appeal, and how much they embodied the real-life dance-hall girl’s character.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival is still more than a month away, but officials held an event Saturday morning to unveil the new buttons for the 2014 event. The carnival is one of the most popular winter attractions in the city, bringing in families for a variety of fun activities. Saturday’s unveiling took place at Dixie’s on Grand in St. Paul.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival runs through the weekend, but medallion hunters only had one more day to find their frosty booty. And find it they did.
Tuesday marks the 10th day of the St. Paul Winter Carnival treasure hunt and people were out in force. They are looking for the medallion in what appears to be a hot spot: Cherokee Park.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival Sled Dog Races have been cancelled because of lack of snow.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival and Red Bull Crashed Ice highlight this week’s Working for the Weekend.
It’s time again for the “Coolest Celebration on Earth.” The 127th St. Paul Winter Carnival kicks off an 11-day run on Thursday, Jan. 24.
The “Coolest Celebration on Earth” kicks off Thursday in St. Paul and runs through Feb. 3.
Three huge events — the return of the Minnesota Wild, the St. Paul Winter Carnival and Red Bull Crashed Ice — will give the city an economic shot in the arm. It’s a boost badly needed after three long months without hockey.
The Minnesota State Snow Sculpting Competition is returning to this year’s St. Paul Winter Carnival.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival starts two weeks from Thursday, but preparations are already well underway for the annual winter festival.
Five women will compete for the honor of becoming Klondike Kate, the St. Paul Winter Carnival’s ambassador of fun.
It’s been years since the Twin Cities has had a big ice castle for people to admire. The St. Paul Winter Carnival used to have one ever year, but now the Mall of America is bringing that tradition back.
A popular part of downtown St. Paul has transformed into a winter wonderland. The Winter Courtyard at Rice Park is officially open.
Time to hang up those picks and shovels for another year. The St. Paul Winter Carnival medallion has been located.
An ice sculpture of Dr. Seuss’ Winter Making Machine earned its makers a $2,000 prize for coming in first place at the St. Paul Winter Carnival, according to carnival planners.
The St. Paul Winter Carnival Grand Day parade is Saturday afternoon and is just one of several activities that will take place as part of the carnival.
Warmer weather put a damper on the multi-block ice carving contest at the St. Paul Winter Carnival. It’s a 48-hour event, but Thursday’s sunshine took away some precious hours from competitors.
Ice carvers are working around the clock to finish their entries at the 126th annual St. Paul Winter Carnival.
The hunt for the Winter Carnival medallion is still on and the serious medallion hunters are scouring the streets of St. Paul.