FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 6 PM – 9 PM First Friday Mongoose Junction,
Cruz Bay, St. John Discover, dine and dance the night away as Mongoose Junction
features local artists, art exhibits and live music. For info visit www.mongoosejunctionstjohn.com.
SATURDAY APRIL 6, 8 PM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Calypso
Elimination Crown Bay Center, St. Thomas Calypso is music in syncopated African
rhythm, typically with words improvised on a topical theme. Calypso participants
compete, offering witty and satirical commentary on the state of the islands,
oftentimes mocking the shenanigans of politicians. For more information, call
SUNDAY APRIL 14, 8 PM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Prince &
Princess Selection Show Lionel Roberts Stadium Local young people showcase
their personalities and talent while vying to become this year’s Carnival
royalty. For more information, call (340) 776-3312.
SATURDAY APRIL 20, 8 PM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Queen Selection
Show Lionel Roberts Stadium Dazzling and impressive young ladies vie amid pomp
and pageantry for the one of coveted titles of Carnival – that of Queen. For
more information, call (340) 776-3312.
MONDAY, APRIL 22, 5 PM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Carnival at
Schneider Hospital Roy Schneider Hospital, St. Thomas The hospital lobby is
transformed into its own slice of Carnival for an evening. For more
information, call (340) 776-3312.
TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 8 PM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Junior Calypso
Competition Crown Bay Center Youngsters take the stage to show off their
Calypso skills. For more information, call (340) 776-3312.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 8 PM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Cultural Night
Lionel Roberts Stadium Culture Night serves as a reminder to all generations of
the collective island roots and ways that endure and continue to be taught and
shared. Traditional island attire, dance
and music are showcased. For more information, call (340) 776-3312.
FRIDAY APRIL 26, 5 PM-12 AM, THROUGH MAY 5 ST. THOMAS
CARNIVAL Carnival Village Parking lot area next to Fort Christian Carnival
Village is where nightly you’ll find decorated booths and food vendors with
tantalizing and tasty food and drink as well as nightly live musical
entertainment, carnival rides for the kids and more. For more information, call
SATURDAY, APRIL 27,
11:00 AM – 5 PM Reef Fest Yacht Haven Grande Each year, Virgin Islands
residents take part in the annual Reef Fest event to become more aware of
natural resources and ways people can protect them. The theme for this year is
From Land to Sea,” which encompasses topics such as sustainable seafood, marine
debris, coral bleaching, and mangrove protection. Various organizations will
participate by having booths or engage the public in demonstrations about some
of the work their organization conducts.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 7 AM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Cultural Fair
Emancipation Garden The daylong Cultural Fair is a showcase for island dishes
and delicacies, artisan creations, market vendors, music, performances and
more. For more information, call (340) 776-3312.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 7 AM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL J’ouvert Harbor
Waterfront, Downtown Carnival revelers party, dance and celebrate as they
parade along the Charlotte Amalie Harbor waterfront. Even before the sun is
starting to rise, troupes – some organized and costumed, others less so – start
a procession along the waterfront, dancing through the street at the break of
dawn. For more information, call (340) 776-3312.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 10 AM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Children’s Parade
Main Street, Downtown Youngsters prance, dance and twirl batons in brightly
colored and festive costumes. Schools, bands, steel pan drummers and mascots,
princes and princesses and more make up the Children’s Parade. For more
information, call (340) 776-3312.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 10 AM ST. THOMAS CARNIVAL Adult’s Parade
Main Street, Downtown Colorfully decorated floats, dramatic and dazzling
troupes, musical performances and dignitaries move through Downtown in this
daylong event. Troupe members adorned in feathers and glitter sporting
bejeweled and sequined costumes move to the beat of nonstop music. For more
information, call (340) 776-3312