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Easter In The Virgin Islands

Easter in the Virgin Islands is more about worship, celebration, family and food than it is about bunnies, candy and colorful eggs. The Caribbean is predominately Christian and so Easter church services are heavily attended. Only fish is served for Easter Sunday dinner and only black and white is worn. No red meat is eaten … Continued

Annual Beach to Beach Power Swim

Join swimmers from all over the World at the Annual Beach to Beach Power Swim on St John Sunday May 26th, 2019. Swim teams and individuals train for months for the annual Friends of the Park event. If you are not inclined to swim the mile, two and a half mile or three and a … Continued

45 Years of Preserving History

St John Historical Society celebrates its 45th year. On April 7th they will celebrate their anniversary at Lucky Chops in Cruz Bay at 3:30pm. For over 4 decades the founding members have researched, preserved and shared the history of St John. If you have ever looked into the islands past, you will see incredible stories, … Continued

More Art and Culture Please

 On Friday February 1st the island congratulated David and Priscilla Knight on their grand opening of Art Bar at Baho el Sol Gallery.                       David and Priscilla purchased Baho el Sol a few years ago in its long time location upstairs in Mongoose Junction. Since … Continued

Are You Feeling Lucky?

St Patty’s Day celebrated island style boasts an annual parade through Cruz Bay and a block party draped in green. The parade starts at noon on Saturday March 16th. It takes off from the tennis courts in town and winds through the streets of Cruz Bay. What it lacks in length it makes up for … Continued

8Tuff Returns

Get ready for the 8Tuff Miles foot race! 8tuffers and wannabes across the globe heaved a sigh of relief when they heard 8Tuff was returning. The famous island foot race may have been knocked down, but it got up again. In the early morning hours of February 23, hundreds in Cruz Bay will hoof it … Continued

Pickles Open Mic

“Pickles Open Mic on Thursday night is the closest thing to a Coral Bay Welcome Wagon.” Pickles Deli sits in the center of Coral Bay, a popular meeting place anytime of day for coffee, snacks, sandwiches, and an adult beverage or two. Inside you can order at the window or bar and seat yourself, or … Continued

Island-Style Turkey

Cooking a turkey on St. John is a true island experience. And no baking oven or deep fryer will do. An interesting tradition among those who cook their own birds for the holiday includes smoking the turkey with a termite’s nest. Sounds gross, but some of the most squeamish among us declare this method produces the … Continued

8Tuff Miles 2019

The popular 8Tuff Miles foot race across St. John is back on the schedule! An unofficial race was held in 2018 after the storms, and now 2019 marks the official comeback year. Register for 8-Tuff here! If you haven’t yet experienced this amazing trek, we encourage you to consider a visit over February 23, 2019. … Continued

ACC Gala Fundraiser 2019

The island’s love for animals is on display whenever the local animal shelter has a fundraiser. The Animal Care Center (ACC) of St. John holds a winter gala fundraiser each year and this year the theme is The Great Catsby. Join the fun at 6pm on February 9, 2019 as the party goes back in … Continued