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


2019 King's Guard

Front row from left to right
Captain: Alex Keller
Sergeant: Kassi Kruse
Jennie Albert
Mina hunter-Baltes
Vincent Berger
Mason Kaske
Nicholas Leach
Joseph Patrick Rowan III
Andy Tubman
James Valento

Royal Guard Events

Latest News


Annual Blue Coat Dinner

Sunday Oct. 20, 2019

Location: Mannitou Grill & Event Center
Time: 6:00pm Social - 7:00 pm Dinner/Program
Cost: $50.


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
2021 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 Mama T's Castle Tap


2018 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.



2018 Board of Directors

Commander - Greg Dekeuster
Vice Commander - Louie Ryg
Treasurer - Chris Kruse
Secretary - Nick Lesch
Sergeant at Arms - Mark Marrone
Director - Randy Gould
Director - Bob Burns
Director - Jerry Schneider
Director - Pat Cosgrove


Pay Dues Here On-line

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Thank You Sponsors

Join the Guards

Want to be a member of the 2019 Saint Paul Winter Carnival King's Guard?

King's Guard Application


2019 Guard Pin

Corrent Guard pin is needed to enter Guard Room