Schedule of Events

Friday, January 27, 2023

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Event check-in and coat check will be located on the Street Level in Kellogg Lobby. (Level 2) 

If you're arriving from:

  • Rice Park or the RiverCentre tunnel: You will enter the building on the Street Level and be directed to check-in.
  • The Kellogg Ramp (recommended parking): Take the ramp elevator to Street Level 2 (Kellogg Lobby)
  • The skyway from the RiverCentre Parking Ramp: You will be directed to take the elevator or stairs down to Street Level 2  (Kellogg Lobby)

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Location: Meeting Room 1-3 on Ballroom (Level 4)

* Please check in at the VIP table. You will receive a VIP wristband.

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


Location: Ballroom Concourse (Level 4)

* Please check in at the registration tables in Kellogg Lobby by last name. You will receive your Dinner ticket at check in. You do not need to print out any tickets in advance. 


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Location: Grand Ballroom (Level 4)

* Please check in at the registration tables in Kellogg Lobby by last name. You will receive your Dinner ticket at check in. You do not need to print out any tickets in advance. 

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Location: Grand Ballroom (Level 4)

* You will be asked to show your Dinner Ticket or General Admission Ticket each time you enter the ballroom. Please keep your ticket with you.

10:00 PM - 11:00 PM


Location: Meeting Room 1-3 (Level 4)

* This is a time for you to congratulate the newly appointed 2023 Royal Family.


Helpful Information About the Event


  • Tickets must be purchased in advance. No ticket sales the day-of the event.
  • You do not need to print tickets in advance of the Coronation.
  • You will receive a ticket at the check in desk Please keep your ticket with you at all times.
  • You will be asked to show your ticket any time you enter the ballroom


  • Please check in by last name.
  •  If you purchase more than one ticket and did not include your guests name, all of the tickets will be in one envelope under the last name of the ticket purchaser.



Saint Paul RiverCentre

175 Kellogg Blvd West, St Paul, MN 55102

Saint Paul, MN 55101


Friday, January 27, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

The magic of the 10-day Winter Carnival festival begins with the Royal Coronation where the new King Boreas - the Mighty Monarch of Ice & Snow, his Royal Guards, Aurora - Queen of the Snows, and the four Wind Princes and Princesses are revealed. 


Royal Dinner Tickets

SPFHF Members - $95/person

Current 2023 St. Paul Festival & Heritage Foundation Members will have access to an exclusive pre-sale starting on Sunday, December 4.

Members will also enjoy a $15 discount ($95/person) on their Royal Dinner tickets.


Non-Members - $110/person

Non-member ticket sales open Sunday, December 11 while supplies last.

Seating for the Royal Coronation is limited.


Tickets must be purchased online and in advance by January 13.

To order a full table, please purchase 10 tickets. 

No day-of ticket sales will be available.

VIP Experience

VIP Experience - $30/person (in addition to Royal Dinner ticket)

Reconnect with friends, ambassador alumni, and International Visiting Dignitaries in the VIP Experience.

The experience includes:

  • Early access to the social hour at 5:00pm
  • Dedicated bartenders
  • One drink ticket per person
  • Appetizers
  • Lounge seating
  • Exclusive entertainment
  • Sweeping views of the St. Paul riverfront.

Capped at 200 attendees, tickets are expected to go fast.

VIP Experience cannot be purchased separately or with a General Admission ticket.

General Admission

$30/person with a 2023 Winter Carnival button.

The public is welcome to attend the Royal Coronation starting at 8:00pm for the reduced price of $30/person. Doors open for GA seating at approximately 7:30pm.

Seating is very limited. GA ticket sales are open January 16-26 while supplies last.

No ticket sales will be available at the door. Button sales will be available at the door.


*All tickets are non-refundable.

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For ticket assistance, please contact:

Kalen Graf


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