Saint Paul Winter Carnival - Protecting King Boreas and the Queen of the Snows since 1916

Saint Paul Winter Carnival

Order of the Royal Guard

Protecting King Boreas and the Queen of the Snows since 1916


2015 King's Guard

From left to right
Keith Morris - McDonald's of Woodbury
Sergeant: Sarah Gartner - Guardian Pest Solutions
Captain: Dan Moran - LCS Company
Tim Duecker - Twin Cities Hide

Royal Guard Events

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One Ticket / Two Events

6:30pm - 8:30pm Klondike Kate Cabaret
9:00pm RHINO
Location: Saint Paul Hotel , 350 Market St, St. Paul, MN.
Tickets: $15 Advance / $20 Door.

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100 Year King's Guard Dinner

Kings Guards Celebration Dinner 1916-2016

St Paul Hotel Grand Ballroom
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Reception 6:00 (Cash Bar & Appetizers)
Seating for Dinner 7:00 p.m.
Program to Following
$50.00 per person

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Please feel free to email me ( with any questions.


Now Accepting Applications for
2017 King's Guard

Also ready to interview formaer King's Guards that are intested in being the 2017 Captain.


2015 Board of Directors

Commander - Brad Semlak
Vice Commander - Jeremy Minner
Treasurer - Mike Meents
Secretary - Tracy Cortinas
Sergeant at Arms - Nick Lesch
Director - Mark Marrone
Director - June Adams
Director - Greg Absey
Director - Jeff DeKeuster


Feb. 11 Board Meeting

First Thursday of the month.
Feb and July board meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month.

7pm at Gabes By The Park


2015 Summer Parades

The Royal Guard & Trooper are in:

  • Cinco De Mayo Parade May 3
  • West Saint Paul Parade May 16
  • Manitou Days Parade June
  • Kaposia Days Parade June
  • White Bear Ave Parade July
  • Rice Street Parade July
  • Little Canada Parade August
  • Pepperfest Parade August

To ride the Trooper you must be wearing Blue and Guard member dues must be corrent. Family and friends welcome.


2016 Captain

Nick Lesch


New Royal Guard Trooper

We bought a newer 1993 military trooper.

Join the Guards

Want to be a member of the 2015 Saint Paul Winter Carnival King's Guard?

2016 King's Guard Application


2016 Guard Pin may be purchased at Guard events for $5.

Guard pin is needed to enter Guard Room