Winter Carnival

2019 Winter Carnival Dates: January 24 - February 2

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

Treasure Hunt

TwinCities.com: 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 Resources
Winter Carnival Resources in the Saint Paul Collection and Ramsey County Historical Society.

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Winter Carnival
A guide to primary and secondary resources, newspapers, images, and artifacts from the Minnesota Historical Society.

Collection Finding Aid: St. Paul Winter Carnival Association
Finding aid for Winter Carnival Association records held by the Minnesota Historical Society.

Collection Finding Aid: St. Paul Winter Carnival Film Collection
Finding aid for the film collection of the St. Paul Winter Carnival, held by the Minnesota Historical Society.

In the News

A Winter Carnival Mystery and a Place to Find an Answer
Nancy Tschida searches through 1956 Winter Carnival newspaper clippings in the Saint Paul Collection at the George Latimer Central Library.

Saint Paul Winter Carnival!
Huffington Post article from 2015, about the history of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

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