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


2020 King's Guard

From left to right
Captain Tom Kreuer, Patrick Bedord, Mike Acciari, Alex Diamond, Sean Barrett, Nick Rotter,  Sergent Christopher Schmitt. 

Royal Guard Events

Latest News


Pre-Carney Party - Public Party

Saturday Jan. 18, 2020

Location: B-Dale Club at 2100 Dale St N in Roseville
Time: 6pm to 11pm
Cost: 2020 Guard Pin


Rock the Palace - Public Dance Party

Saturday Jan. 25, 2020

This is the 10th year of Rock the Palace

Live Band: 8foot4
Location: Saint Paul Hotel
Time: 9pm to 1am
Cost: $10

Buy Tickets


Guard Room - Seakeasy - Public Party

Both Friday's of Carnival - Jan 24 & Jan 31, 2

Location: Sakura Restaurant at 350 St. Peter St.
Time: 8pm to 2am
Cost: 2020 Guard Pin


Trifest Events 2020

For people coming to carnival

Jan 24 Dinner at Mancini's: 6:00pm Cost TBA
Jan 25 Pre-Parade Brunch at Loon Cafe: 11:30am Cost $25 includes a drink.
Jan 25 Post Parade Dinner: 5:30pm Cost $25 includes a drink.
Please call Bob Burns to RSVP and questions. 651-396-9644

Tom Kreuser to be the 2020
Captain of the King's Guard

Tom has officially accepted the role of 2020 Captain of the King's Guard. Tom was a King's guard in 2013.


Now Accepting Applications for
2022 Captain of King's Guard

Please contact the Commander for more information.

Must have completed a year as a King's Guard and be a member of the Royal Guard in good standing.


Monthly Board Meeting

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

7pm at B-Dale Club

  • December 5, 2019
  • January 2, 2020
  • February 13, 2020
  • March 5, 2019
  • April 2, 2020
  • May 7, 2020 - Annual Meeting
  • 2020

    2021 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.


    2020-21 Board of Directors

    Commander - Rick Sobaszkiewicz
    Vice Commander - Alex Keller
    Treasurer - Mike Meents
    Secretary - Mina Hunter-Baltes
    Sergeant at Arms - Kassi Giles Kruse
    Director - Open
    Director - Bob Burns
    Director - June Adams
    Director - Brenda Hocum


    2021 Dues Payment Link

    Stay correct

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    Join the Guards

    Want to be a member of the 2021 Saint Paul Winter Carnival King's Guard?

    King's Guard Application


    2020 Guard Pin

    Corrent Guard pin is needed to enter Guard Room