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The St. Paul Winter Carnival

Updated on September 29, 2012

Minnesotans Have Fun, Even In The Winter

Even in Minnesota, where temperatures can get as cold as -30 F, we still know how to have a good time in the winter. We're a hardy breed up here, and we've adapted to the harsh weather by creating our own carnival. It's called the St. Paul Winter Carnival, and, if you can handle the temperatures, you can have a great time. It's usually held the last week of January through the first week of February. There's ice sculpting, a parade, a treasure hunt, and even a medallion hunt. We have winter royalty, and we even give out prizes for the winners of the ice sculpting, treasure hunt, and medallion hunt. It might be cold up here, but that doesn't mean you can't have a good time.

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      Positivevibestechnician 7 years ago

      what a great carnival this year and a friend found the medallion!!

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      Mary Norton 7 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I live in Canada and winter is just too much where I live that we just close our place and go somewhere else warm. Winter is lovely though.

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      Sherry Venegas 8 years ago from La Verne, CA

      Ohhh, looks so cold.

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 8 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Oh this does look fun! I lived in the Twin Cities for a couple of years and I remember well how Minnesotans had fun in the winter.

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