$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 find livestock demonstrations, a petting zoo, … [Read more...] about St Croix Agrifest 2017
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 … [Read more...] about Mango Melee
Jump Up is a traditional street party that happens in downtown Christiansted four times per year. From the famed Christiansted Harbor Boardwalk up to Company Street and from Fort Christianvaern to Queen Cross Street, the streets are closed off and lined with sidewalk sales, street vendors, live bands and throngs of festival goers. You’ll find local shops offering sales and many … [Read more...] about Jump Up!
Tropical Storms and Hurricanes are a part of life in the islands. They aren't something to be particularly fearful of and most often they aren't much more than an inconvenience. However, they should be taken seriously and preparing ahead can avoid a lot of stress and frustration. Here are a few of my tips for preparing for hurricanes in the Virgin Islands: Stay tuned. … [Read more...] about Keep Calm and Drink Rum
Prepare your taste buds for the 11th Annual Chili Cook-off at Divi Carina Bay Beach Resort this coming Sunday April 1, 2012 from 9am to 1pm! Proceeds from the event benefit the United Way. You'll be treated to some amazing and fiery samples, great music and admission is *FREE*. Prizes will be awarded to the top ten Chili cooks and top three Vegetarian Chili cooks; and … [Read more...] about Things are heating up for the United Way Chili Cookoff!
A few weeks back I had a blast attending the Third Annual Johnny Cake Eating Championship at Ziggy's Island Market & Gas Station out on the East End. I've had the pleasure of getting to know the gang at Ziggy's over the past couple of years and can tell you they REALLY deserve the "Best Gas Station in the Virgin Islands" title they were just awarded by The Virgin Island … [Read more...] about The Little Yellow Gas Station That Could