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


2017 King's Guard

From left to right
Captain: Chris Kruse
Sam Moran
Sergeant: Paul Kohler
King Boreas: Jim Bradshaw
Sergeant: Paul Kohler
Romeo Perez
Ian Furu

Royal Guard Events

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Second Annual Guards in the Park

Guards in the Park - All Carnival Barbecue

Who: You!, Friends and Family of the Royal Guard, All uniformed group members and their families.. Leashed pets are welcome too!

What: Enjoy Brats, Burgers and sides provided along with pop and water. All grilled and compliments of the Order of the Royal Guard. Please feel free to bring your own alcoholic beverages.

When: Saturday, October 7th, 2017 (11:00am)

Where: Thompson County Park, North Picnic Shelter, (360 Butler Ave E, West St Paul, MN 55118)

Why: Why not? Let’s get together, socialize and eat some food!

Thompson Park has a children’s playground, horseshoe pits, fishing pier and hiking trails to enjoy.

Please forward to any carnival friends and family we may have missed and RSVP if you plan on attending so we can make sure to have enough food.


2017 BLUE COAT Dinner

Sunday Oct. 29
Southview Country Club

Italian style dinner, hosted tap beer donated by Rush River Brewery in River Falls WI, and cash bar. Events include Silent and Live Auctions, Wall of Wine, Wall of Booze, friendship and laughter!
5-6:30 PM - Social Hour with butler served appetizers
6:30 PM - Italian Style Dinner
Adults: $45 Advance $50 Door
Juniors: $15 Advance $20 Door learn more


2017 Board of Directors

Commander - Dave Pryor
Vice Commander - Jeff Dekeuster
Treasurer - Pat Cosgrove
Secretary - Rick Sobaszkiewicz
Sergeant at Arms - Mark Marrone
Director - Greg Absey
Director - Bob Burns
Director - Jerry Schneider
Director - Dewey Tessmer


Now Accepting Applications for
2018 Captain of King's Guard

Please contact the Commander for more information.


Oct. 5 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


2017 Summer Parades

The Royal Guard & Trooper are in:

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

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


Buy Guard Swag


Hat, T-shirts, Hockey shirts and more.


Thank You Sponsors

Join the Guards

Want to be a member of the 2017 Saint Paul Winter Carnival King's Guard?

2017 King's Guard Application


2017 Guard Pin $5.

Guard pin is needed to enter Guard Room