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View of Buck Island from East End, St. Croix, USVI
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St. Croix Boat Parade

December “cools” down with an average temperature of 78 degrees, and the incoming Christmas Winds bring tropical breezes to the island. Even better, December is a festive month to be on St. Croix! Not only are there many Christmas festivals and celebrations throughout the month, but December also kicks off the Crucian Carnival season. Celebrate the Christmas season at the St. George Village Botanical Garden with Christmas Spoken Here, Gallows Bay Holiday or join in the fun of Crucian Carnival by heading out to enjoy some of the pageants or vist one of the festival villages.If you want to help the community this month, participate in the annual Christmas Bird Count, enjoy some local cuisine at Crucian Fusion, or attend the Holiday Hope Benefit. For those looking for something more active during this cooler month, the International Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay Marathon, as well as the Cane Bay 5 Mile Road Race are held this month.You can also continue to enjoy a few of the recurring monthly events such as Art Thursday, Sunset Jazz in Frederiksted, Jazz in the Park in Christiansted, and Movies at the Fort in Christiansted. If you are on St. Croix this month, here are some events you won’t want to miss:

Caravelle Hotel & Casino Block Parties

Caravelle Hotel & Casino Block Parties
The Caravelle Hotel & Casino is bringing a dancing good time to downtown Christiansted with monthly block parties! Each block party offers sizzling live music on the boardwalk stage from some of » read more » 

West Walk

West Walk
Listen, shop, taste and drink your way through historic Frederiksted! West Walk is a monthly event held in the town of Frederiksted to benefit local businesses, support charitable causes on island, and to » read more » 

Jazz in the Park – Christiansted

Jazz in the Park – Christiansted
The last Friday of each month, families of all ages pack a picnic dinner, gather some blankets, lawn chairs and sometimes even the dog and head to lawn at Fort Christianvaern in downtown » read more » 

Holiday Hope Benefit

Holiday Hope Benefit
The Holiday Hope Benefit strives to not only give local children a message of hope during the holidays, but to support youth development on a daily basis year-round while providing educational opportunities » read more » 

Sunset Jazz in Frederiksted

Sunset Jazz in Frederiksted
On the third Friday of each month, families of all ages pack a picnic dinner, gather some blankets, lawn chairs and sometimes even the dog and head out west to Frederiksted to listen » read more » 

St. Croix Boat Parade

St. Croix Boat Parade
Another kick off to the holidays and the busy tourist season on St. Croix is our annual holiday boat parade. The first parade took place in 1994 and has continued to be » read more » 

Art Thursday Gallery Walks

Art Thursday Gallery Walks
Take a walk through the vibrant Christiansted art community! As a Caribbean Island, St. Croix offers beauty in the most direct form – being in the warm tropical climate, swimming in the » read more »