Celebrate in true Crucian style with a performance by the legendary Stanley & the 10 Sleepless Knights thrilling the crowd with the music of the Virgin Islands, Quelbe, while the St Croix Heritage Dancers perform the traditional Quadrille. This Crucian Cultural event is in celebration of the mural being unveiled by local artist Lucien Downes.
$6 Adults | $4 Seniors | $3 Children St Croix comes alive each year with Agrifest – a Caribbean Country Fair celebrating the US Virgin Islands as well as many other Caribbean islands. Long known as the “Bread Basket of the Caribbean”, St Croix’s fertile lands are the perfect place to celebrate everything agricultural. You’ll […]
Don’t Hurry When you tour the Cruzan Rum Factory, you’ll be literally stepping into St Croix History. The Nelthropp family has been producing rum on St Croix since 1760. And likely when you visit the factory on St Croix, you’ll bump into one of the Nelthropps – after 8 generations, they still run the show. […]
Food and Craft vendors Mango Eating Contest Music and Entertainment (with surprise guests) Mango Dis, Mango Dat cooking competition (see below) Fun & Creative Activities for the Kids The return of the Dunk Tank Education Opportunities and much more!! This fun-filled day for the whole family includes food vendors offering all sorts of delicious mango treats […]
While many across the United States and it’s Territories are preparing for the 4th of July and American Independence celebrations, today July 3rd, marks a very important holiday here in the US Virgin Islands – Emancipation Day. One of my favorite books is Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende which tells the harrowing saga of […]
Living in the Virgin Islands it seems like every other week there is a holiday. Particularly because we celebrate all the traditional US Holidays, but there are also some important and historical USVI holidays in the mix. Each March 31st we celebrate Transfer Day in the US Virgin Islands. So what the heck is Transfer Day anyways? Since […]
A Taste of St Croix isn’t just a gastronomic competition featuring A-list celebrity chef judges each April, it’s a journey through the many flavors that make up the cultural, agricultural and culinary map that is St Croix. It’s a time to celebrate the dining establishments that not only bring in locals and tourists, but bring […]
I consider myself truly blessed to have grown up in a family who valued the great outdoors. As a child, I was exposed to the peaceful, sprawling prairies of Manitoba, Canada; the majestic mountains of British Columbia, Canada; and the historic New England Coastline. With parents and grandparents who took me camping, hiking and exploring, […]