VInow Logo
The Virgin Islands Best On-line Guide
Login | Register
Cruise Ship Schedule Ferry Schedule Forum

Carnival Schedule

Below you will find the carnival schedules for St. Thomas (April/May), St. John (June/July) and St. Croix (December). For the carnival music schedule check:

St. Thomas Carnival Schedule

VI Carnival in St. Thomas is a month long event that kicks off with pageants and calypso shows, and really heats up in the last week with hard core partying at the Village, J’ouvert, Food Fair, two parades and fireworks.

April 2018

08apr5:00 pmPrince & Princess ShowIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

14apr8:00 pmCarnival Queen Selection ShowIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

15apr4:00 pmCarnival Family Fun DayIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Family

16apr6:00 pmCarnival of Schneider HospitalIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

17apr8:00 pmJunior Calypso CompetitionIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Music

18apr8:00 pmVI Carnival Cultural NightIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Arts,Carnival

20apr(apr 20)6:00 pm29(apr 29)2:00 amVI Carnival VillageIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Food & Drink

22apr10:00 amMotor Sports SundayIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

22apr12:00 pmSteel Band JamboreeIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Arts,Carnival,Music

23apr8:00 pmSoca Monarch Competition Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Music

24apr8:00 pmSenior Citizen Quelbe TrampIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Music

25apr8:00 amVI Carnival Cultural FairIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Food & Drink

26apr4:00 am8:00 amBBJ J'ouvert 2018Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Party

26apr4:00 am12:00 pmPress Play Jouvert "Foam Fete"Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Party

26apr4:00 amCarnival J'ouvertIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

26apr4:00 am8:00 amCarnival Kaleidoscope J'ouvert TroupeIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Party

26apr2:00 pmVI Carnival Horse RacesIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Sports

26apr8:00 pmVI Calypso CompetitionIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Music

26apr8:00 pmWe Jammin Carnival BoatrideIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Party

27apr10:00 amCarnival Children's ParadeIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

28apr10:00 amCarnival Adult's ParadeIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Arts,Carnival

28apr8:00 pm9:00 pmCarnival FireworksIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

28apr10:00 pm2:00 amCarnival Last LapIsland:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival,Music

St. John Festival Schedule

St. John Festival is a month long event that starts with steel pan performances and pageants and builds up to the week of July 3rd (Emancipation Day) and the 4th (Independence Day). That final week is party time with the big events: village, food Fair and the parade.

June 2018

16jun8:00 amBike RaceIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival,Sports

16jun6:00 pmFestival Royalty PageantIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival

24jun1:00 pmFood Fair & CoronationIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival,Food & Drink

24jun3:00 pmFestival Boat RacesIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival,Sports

28jun(jun 28)7:00 pm04jul(jul 4)11:00 pmFestival Village OpeningIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival

30jun6:00 pmChildren's VillageIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival

July 2018

28jun(jun 28)7:00 pm04jul(jul 4)11:00 pmFestival Village OpeningIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival

02jul12:00 pmPoker RunIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival,Sports

03jul1:00 pmEmancipation ProgramIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival,Historic

04jul5:00 amJ'ouvertIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival,Party

04jul11:00 amFestival ParadeIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival

04jul9:00 pmFireworksIsland:St. JohnCategory:Carnival


St. Croix Festival Schedule

St. Croix hosts its Carnival Festival between Christmas and New Year. The Crucian Christmas Carnival sees events in both Christiansted and Frederiksted including calypso shows, Latin music venues, food fairs, horse races, parades and the village.

december 2017

17dec5:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalMiss St. CroixIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

22dec3:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalPrincess Show Island:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

26dec8:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalVillage Opening Island:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

January 2018

01jan8:00 pmCultural Night - Crucian Christmas FestivalCultural NightIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

02jan8:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalCalypso Monarch Competition FinalsIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

03jan5:00 amCrucian Christmas FestivalJ'ouvert Island:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

03jan12:00 pmCrucian Christmas Festival Food, Arts and Crafts FairIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

03jan8:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalReggae NightIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

04jan9:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalSoca MonarchIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

05jan8:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalLatin NightIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

06jan10:00 amCHILDREN'S & ADULT'S PARADEIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival

06jan8:00 pmCrucian Christmas FestivalCaribbean Night - Bring your FlagsIsland:St. CroixCategory:Carnival


Scuba Diving Classes & Trips

St. John

6-Paq Scuba

6-Paq Scuba

St. Thomas

Admiralty Dive Center

Admiralty Dive Center

St. Thomas

Coki Dive Center

Coki Dive Center

St. Thomas

St. Thomas Diving Club

St. Thomas Diving Club


Get over 200 of the most famous rum drink recipes!

Have a rum-themed party and serve planter's punch, Virgin Islands Rum Runner, Bushwackers, Mojitos, jolly roger, Jamaican banana or tia rumba, strawberry colada, tidal wave, lifesaver or one of the many others in this great little book! 80 pages.

Order Today: $7.95


Stay up to date with news from VInow.
Sign up to receive Virgin Islands articles, updates and offers.
Missed our last newsletter? Read it Here.

Advertise with Us

Join Today!

Connect with travelers that are planning vacations right here, right now. More

Virgin Islands Moving Guides

Updated information dedicated to Moving and Living in the USVI.

VI Moving Center

Living in de V.I. DVD

Virgin Islands Shopping

The largest section of Virgin Islands Books & Souvenirs. Start planning today!

Official Sponsor
Team Virgin Islands