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


2016 King's Guard

From left to right
Bret Hanson
Ryan O'Rourke
Captain: Nick Lesch
Sergeant: Tim Chandler
Jim Nelson
Brandon D'Andre

Royal Guard Events

Latest News


2017 OORG Annual Dinner

Thursday May 4
Mancini's Char House and Lounge.
learn more


2016 Board of Directors

Commander - Brad Semlak
Vice Commander - Tom Keller
Treasurer - Pat Cosgrove
Secretary - Dan Moran
Sergeant at Arms - Alex Keller
Director - Mark Marrone
Director - Greg Absey
Director - Jerry Schneider
Director - Dewey Tessmer


Now Accepting Applications for
2018 Captain of King's Guard

Please contact the Commander for more information.


April 6 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