Carnival Schedule

Carnival Parade

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

St. Thomas Carnival Schedule

VI Carnival in St. Thomas is usually (pre-Covid) a month-long event that kicks off with a variety of pageants and calypso shows, and then heats up in the last week with partying at the Village, J’ouvert, Food Fair, parades and fireworks. 

The carnival events in St. Thomas for 2020 and 2021 were canceled, however a few virtual events were held including musical performances, Jou’virtual (a virtual Jouvert), and a replay of past parades. 

And what about in 2022? Carnival in St. Thomas is on for 2022 with some of the annual favorites like Food Fair, Jouvert, concerts at the Village, and a combined children’s and adult’s parade. See the schedule below for more details:

april 2022

wed27apr9:00 amwed4:00 pmFood FairStanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights | TMK | When Band9:00 am - 4:00 pm Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

wed27apr7:00 pmCarnival Village - Socalypso NightMic Love | Star Martin | Shaw HP | Outer Limit Band | KES the Band7:00 pm Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

thu28apr4:00 amthu9:00 amJouver't4:00 am - 9:00 am Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

thu28apr7:00 pmCarnival Village - Reggae NightJah Man | Ras Attitude | Kenya Eugene | Beres Hammond7:00 pm Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

fri29apr7:00 pmCarnival Village - Big Band NightAlex Bueno | VIO Int'l | VIBE | Cool Session Brass7:00 pm Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

sat30apr11:00 amAdult & Children's Parade11:00 am Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

sat30apr7:00 pmCarnival Village - Masquerade NightSpectrum & Poizon Band | Preedy | Ricardo Drue | Patrice Roberts with A-Team Band7:00 pm Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

may 2022

sun01may10:00 amsun5:00 pmBoat Show and PanoramaDJ Osocity | R. City | Adam O10:00 am - 5:00 pm Island:St. ThomasCategory:Carnival

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.

Schedule: The St. John Festival 2022 schedule is not yet available. The 2020 & 2021 line up was virtual due to Covid. Events included a cultural pop-up with storytelling, a virtual jouvert, a virtual food fair with local chefs showing how traditional dishes are prepared, a historical dialogue on emancipation, and musical events. Stay tuned for news on what is planned for 2022.

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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.

Schedule: The Crucian Christmas Festival 2022/2023 schedule is not yet available. Stay tuned for more news on what you can expect for the St. Croix Festival this year.

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