Rice Park is a beloved public space at the heart of downtown Saint Paul. It was was dedicated as Saint Paul’s first public space when it was given to the city in 1849. Rice Park is home to many festivals, concerts and events throughout the year. The park features a beautiful fountain and other public art installations.
Rice Park 109 4th St. W. Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102 (651) 632-5111 Downtown Website Hours 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Flanked by the historic Landmark Center, the Ordway Center and the Saint Paul Hotel, Rice Park offers tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of the city.
The Saint Paul Winter Carnival’s ice sculpture contest give Rice Park a special grace. The park serves as a connecting place for several parades during the year. An ice skating rink with a warming house is popular during wintertime. Rice Park is known for presenting a tableau for some special human events.
Rice Park is a small park between the Landmark Center and the library. There is a statue of F. Scott Fitzgerald in one corner. Also a couple statues of the Peanuts gang around the park. Marcie reading a book on a banch while Peppermint Patty kicks a ball.
Rice Park is a public park in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States.  Features of the park include a fountain, a bandstand, sculptures of characters from the Peanuts cartoons and an ice-rink during the winter months.  Rice Park is one of the venues of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival; in selected years, an ice palace is built as ...
The revitalization of Rice Park was completed in June 2019. The re-designed park complements the focused investment in downtown Saint Paul, providing a welcoming space for all members of the community to enjoy the heart of the city.
St. Paul’s Rice Park is 170 years old. Here’s its history in photos. Men read newspapers on benches in Rice Park in this undated photo, sometime between 1914 and 1917. Construction of the...
Rice Park is bordered by historic buildings, museums, and music halls, offering an old-world European charm to downtown St. Paul. The central feature is a fountain designed by a Wisconsin artist in 1965. Photo courtesy St. Paul Parks and Recreation. Planning Excellence
Rice Park is a quaint little park right downtown. Its a nice place to just sit and relax. And the history surrounding it is beautiful. You have the old Central Library Building, the Landmark Center, the Ordway Theater, and the St. Paul Hotel all around you. During the Winter Carnival, Rice Park hosts the ice sculptor contest among other things.
Things to Do | 20,000 twinkling lights shine in downtown St. Paul’s Rice Park Live music plays during the Saint Paul Downtown Alliance and Xcel Energy Lighting Celebration in Rice Park in St....