These Old Photos Of Minnesota’s St. Paul Winter Carnival Will Take You Back To The 1940s

Have you ever been to Minnesota’s St. Paul Winter Carnival? This traditional event has been going on since 1886! It’s well known for its festivities, which include parades, competitions, food, art, and – in some years – a majestic ice palace. If you ever get a chance to attend, it’s well worth the effort to do so. But it’s also fun to look back on the carnival of years gone by. Today, we want to share some photos from the St. Paul Winter Carnival of the 1940s! These fun images show not only how different things were back then, but how similar they still are today.

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The St. Paul Winter Carnival is just as fun today as it was decades ago! Have you ever gone? For more historic images of Minnesota, check out our past articles of 34 vintage photos from Minneapolis and 11 photos of Minnesota in the early 1900s.

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