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st. croix event calendar

There's always something happening on St. Croix! Below you'll find special events, holiday festivities, sporting events, exhibits, shows, annual offerings, and more.

Listings for venues offering live music, trivia nights, karaoke, dance lessons, and more recurring weekly all across the island please visit our Weekly Entertainment & Classes page.

St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade

St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade

The St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade is a holiday tradition on St. Croix, and it’s back for the first time since 2019! The highlight of the evening is always the spectacular parade of Christmas themed boats that light up Christiansted Harbor, but before the parade the boardwalk comes to life with holiday merriment including Mocko…

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Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest

Nep2une Scuba Diving is hosting an Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest! Reserve your pumpkin and scuba tank by Oct 10th. $40 for 1 diver, $50 for 2 divers and 1 pumpkin. Call to reserve your spot today! Prizes awarded for scariest, funniest and fastest carving. Enjoy drinks and snacks afterwards. Last minute entries welcomed, just bring…

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Beach Clean Up & Snorkel Clinic

Join the St. Croix Environmental Association for a beach clean up (8:30am-10am)and a free snorkel clinic (10am-Noon) at Southgate Coastal Reserve on Saturday, September 17th.  Free for all attendees, and no snorkeling experience is necessary! Call (340) 773-1989 or email owalton@stxenvironmental.org to register.

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Virgin Kayak : Paddlesports in Salt River

Located in Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve, Virgin Kayak Tours offers more than their name implies. Virgin Kayak is the only Hobie dealership on St. Croix, and the only tour company offering Hobie Mirage pedal kayak tours of Salt River and the Bioluminescent Bay. Now, they have expanded their operation to offer stand up…

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Social Distancing Activities

St. Croix offers lots of fun activities that take advantage of our wide open spaces and stunning views. With the COVID-19 pandemic at the forefront of everyone’s mind, you’ll be glad to know the island hosts a diverse range of activities that happen to lend themselves naturally to social distancing. Enjoy the natural beauty of St.…

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The New Nep2une Scuba Diving

Nep2une Scuba Diving has opened it’s doors in the old N2 The Blue dive shop space just steps from the Frederiksted Pier. With a new and expanded dive shop, but the same great staff, Nep2une specializes in small groups and personal service diving. Enjoy the excellent concierge diving you know and love to over 30 different dive sites!…

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Fish With A Vet

Fish with a Vet Fishing Tournament

Fish With A Vet is non-profit organization which supports Veterans and Veteran Organizations in the USVI. Our mission is to thank and honor those Veterans and Active Military who have served and protected our country. We are dedicated to helping promote and improve Veterans services and support in the USVI, as well as offering recreational opportunities here on…

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New Dive Center @ Cane Bay

Cane Bay is one of the highlights of St. Croix. Its beautiful stretch of beach is popular for limin’, and its turquoise waters and close proximity to the Puerto Rico Trench make it a perfect spot for snorkeling and scuba diving. The Wall is a world famous dive site that is easily accessible from the…

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Going Beyond Buck Island Tours

For many years, Caribbean Sea Adventures has been synonymous with snorkel tours to St. Croix’s beautiful Buck Island. Known for having the only glass bottom boat on St. Croix, coupled with a long time reputation for fun and professional tours, Caribbean Sea Adventures has been a local favorite Buck Island charter for decades. Now, they are…

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Inshore Fishing on the South Shore

Inshore Fishing on the South Shore

While most people have heard of offshore or deep sea fishing, the concept of inshore fishing may be unfamiliar. Both types of fishing can be found here on St. Croix, but inshore fishing is done in shallow waters near the shorelines. These inshore areas are mostly protected from large waves by the islands barrier reefs…

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Take the Helm and Learn to Sail

Take the Helm and Learn to Sail

For many ocean lovers there are few pleasures that rival sailing across the cerulean blue Caribbean Sea. There is just something life affirming about being out on the water with the salt air blowing through your hair, the warm sun on your face, and the marine life swimming alongside you. For me, one thing that…

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Snorkel the Buck Island Reef Underwater Trail

Snorkel the Buck Island Reef Underwater Trail

Buck Island Reef National Monument offers some of the best snorkeling on St. Croix, as well as a postcard-worthy white sand beach surrounded by magnificently clear blue waters. This natural landscape allows visitors to see unspoiled Caribbean beauty while enjoying some of St. Croix’s marine life in its natural habitat. Named #2 on the Coastal Living Magazine ‘Top…

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Dive the World Famous Cane Bay Wall

Dive the World Famous Cane Bay Wall

St. Croix is known for world class Caribbean diving. Beneath the turquoise waters the island is almost completely surrounded by a barrier reef teeming with coral, sponges, schools of tropical fish, sea turtles, and more. The most well-known part of this spectacular coral reef runs along the North Shore of St. Croix and is known…

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Make waves on a Wave Runner

Looking to make some waves here on St. Croix? Then head over to Rainbow Beach and rent a wave runner from West End Water Sports. It’s a cool and refreshing way to enjoy the crystal-clear Caribbean waters and to take in the natural beauty the West End of St. Croix offers.  If you are comfortable on a…

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Jump off the Frederiksted Pier!

Jump off the Frederiksted Pier!

A favorite pastime of locals and visitors alike is to jump off the Frederiksted Pier. St. Croix is one of the few places left that allows the public to jump off a working pier, and here on the island it is like a rite of passage. With calm, crystal clear water surrounding it, Frederiksted Pier…

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Discover Scuba Diving!

Discover Scuba Diving

Have you ever wanted to try scuba diving so you could see the underwater world up close? It is a whole different world below the surface, and it is truly amazing! If you want to try scuba diving, but you aren’t  quite ready to take the plunge into full certification, then Discover Scuba is a…

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Bioluminescent Bays of St. Croix

Biolumiescent Bays St. Croix

St. Croix is home to not one, but TWO of the Caribbean’s rare bioluminescent bays!  Both Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve and Altona Lagoon offer visitors a chance to witness nature’s “living lights” at night. For those of you not familiar with this concept, a bioluminescent bay (or bio bay) is a…

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Get Fit

Stone Bodyworks Wellness

Who says exercise has to be boring? Here on St. Croix you’ll find tons of fun ways to get in shape, whether or not you like to go to the gym. From fitness classes to water sports, there is something for everyone at every fitness level. St. Croix is a fitness island!  Each year the island…

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St. Croix Coral Reef Swim

St. Croix Coral Reef Swim

Who knew that when I moved to St. Croix I would become an athlete? Okay, so I use the term ‘athlete’ loosely, but I have just participated in the 19th annual St. Croix Coral Reef Swim. This annual event attracts not only world class athletes, but swimmers of all ages and levels from all over since it includes a one-mile, a two-mile and a five-mile swim race.

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Cane Bay Fills with Mermaids!

Cane Bay Fills with 'Mermaids'!

Who doesn’t love mermaids? The first weekend in November, Cane Bay was filled with ‘mermaids’…both by land and by sea! The Mermaid Mixer is a fun, women only splash or dash event held each November at Cane Bay.  Participants, or ‘mermaids’ as they are called, sign up to either run 3 miles or swim 1/4…

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