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Peanuts Characters

Park has bronze sculptures of Charles Schutz's Peanut characters. Parking may be hard to find with... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
A moment of beauty before your face freezes

As others have said, Rice Park is small, just one square block of land in the heart of downtown St... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Big Lake, Minnesota
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109 W 4th St, 5th St / Washington St / 4th St / Market St, Saint Paul, MN 55101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Biggest disappointment of our trip -- I had looked forward to seeing Charlie Brown and friends at Rice Park, but all we found was construction. Hopefully, the city is just improving the park to provide a better space for our Peanuts friends. Maybe we will...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Note: Rice Park is under Major Construction as of our July 31, 2018 visit. The Peanuts characters are under wooden crates to protect them. The park will be beautiful when finished but it is a complete mess while under construction. We luckily included this with...More

Thank DiAlJo
Reviewed 2 June 2018

It was minus 20 celsius - body freezing soul warm - from warmth of people, beauty of scenery at the winter ice festival - Minnesota is unbeleivable and Rice Park in St. Paul in the heart of it - not to miss in life -...More

Thank Y-Brasil-Jerusalem
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Park has bronze sculptures of Charles Schutz's Peanut characters. Parking may be hard to find with out paying. A quick stroll and a few photos shouldn't take long.

Thank jmc1958
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Always a fun place to walk around and explore. Sightseeing and many views. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I love the Winter Carnival Ice Sculptures, and this year the ice castle. The lights on the trees give a festive atmosphere.

Thank Beth P
Reviewed 16 February 2018

It obviously takes very cold weather to build and maintain a huge ice castle and, generally speaking, that's what St. Paul has in the winter. An unseasonably warm day, however, had organizers running around fretting if their castle would melt. Not to worry, the brief...More

1  Thank Marianne P
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We had a good time saw lots of ice sculptures, the castle, live music, food and drink available watched the parade able to walk around get inside to warm up and take pictures

Thank kevinmh3
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Very fun to see all the creative people who make the ice sculptures. Some food vendors selling cocoa and live music made for a fun atmosphere.

Thank PEJ4
Reviewed 3 February 2018

As others have said, Rice Park is small, just one square block of land in the heart of downtown St. Paul. In the summer, it is nice to stroll through on your way from dinner at one of St. Paul’s restaurants or breweries to a...More

Thank jrudnits
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Mary W
28 January 2018|
Response from Sieglinde G | Reviewed this property |
I usually park in the ramp next to the Saint Paul Hotel which is right on the park, but when there are a lot of events such as during the winter carnival you would have to go further from Rice Park to find someplace. There... More
5 January 2015|
Response from Thaddeus P | Reviewed this property |
Pazzaluna or St Paul Grill both nice upscale decor even if only mediocre food