Virgin Islands Events
Whether you visit St. Croix or the US Virgin Islands this month, there are plenty of events and festivals to enjoy throughout the year. On the three main islands you have many opportunities to celebrate special occasions. Each year, each of the islands hosts a variety of events, festivals, concerts and other events.
If you enjoy one of these annual events, if you live, work or live in the US Virgin Islands, you will also gain a deeper understanding of the people and culture of the US Virgin Islands, which can make a great contribution to a more interesting trip. Add some local history to your cultural exchange by visiting nearby historical sites and attractions. Visit a former sugar factory or plantation to learn about life in the USVI in the 18th and 19th centuries, or visit a museum or museum in St. Croix or on the nearby island of St. Kitts and Nevis to learn about the history of life on these islands and also their history.
The islands were bought as a Danish royal colony in 1754 and in 1917 for exactly the same amount paid to the Virgin Islands. The capital was removed because it was considered more lucrative than the other islands, and the island was bought by the King of Denmark and his son-in-law, the Duke of Copenhagen, for $1.5 million ($2 million in today's dollars). The governor of the then Danish Virgin Islands abolished slavery in the USSR, fearing that it would pose a threat to the wealth and power of his family.
This date is significant in the history of the Virgin Islands because it commemorates the day when the territorial government gained control of Water Island, the last Virgin, from the federal government. The governor signed an executive order honoring the Supreme Court's decision to allow same-sex marriages in the U.S. Virgin Islands. This date is important for the history of the Virgin Islands, as it is a reminder of the formation of a new government for the Virgin Islands. It is also important for our history as the date on which the days were celebrated when the territorial government gained control of the Water Islands (the "Last Virgin") from our federal governments.
This day is significant in the history of the Virgin Islands because it marks the day when France sold the islands to the Danish West Indies Society. This is also significant for our history, as it honours the anniversary of Denmark's decision to sell the Danish Western Caribbean Islands (now the US Virgin Islands) from the United States to Denmark as part of what became the "United States and Virgin Islands." This day is important for our history of the Virgin Islands because it marked the date on which the island was sold to France for $1.5 million (2.5 million dollars in today's dollars) on the day it was purchased by Denmark.
This date is also significant in the history of the Virgin Islands, because it marks the day that made the island the first US Virgin Island in its present form. This is a major event in Virgin Gorda as it includes the celebration of St. Patrick's Day, the birth of St. Patrick and the anniversary of his birth. There is also a discussion about why we do not celebrate it when there are so many other holidays, but this day is important for our history and for the Virgin Islands because we celebrate it every year on the second Sunday in March as part of our annual Easter celebrations.
The celebration begins in mid-December with the Miss St. Croix competition and ends in early January with the Epiphany parades. The Christmas party lasts throughout December and culminates in a fun parade on January 5.
At the end of June and beginning of July there is another carnival and interestingly also in St. Johannes. The elements of Carnival combine emancipation and independence celebrations with festive events culminating in a grand procession on the 4th of July. Fireworks, dancing, music and parades mark the end of the carnival celebrations on the 4th of July with St. John's Day. So forget about them when you make up your mind, but also integrate the celebration of St. John Carnival into your celebrations of St. John's Carnival.
As mentioned in the previous paragraph, the major U.S. Virgin Islands have their own events and festivals, but all islands have different ways of celebrating Caribbean culture with different events, festivals and events in different parts of the island.
The April / May Carnival is the largest annual celebration of Caribbean culture in the U.S. Virgin Islands and one of the most popular carnival events on the island.
The St. Thomas Carnival lasts throughout the Easter month and includes a variety of carnivalistic activities such as carnival, parades, dance evenings, food and entertainment. Join in the locals for mushroom reggae bands, music by local artists and the best food in the Caribbean. If you like food, the Taste of St Croix Festival is one of the events you can add to your list of possibilities. There are just so many events that visitors can attend, just drop by!