The St. John Festival & Cultural Organization said the theme for this year’s event is Mas, Music and a Cultural Mix. A month of activities begins June 3 in Cruz Bay’s Franklin Powell Park featruring Pan-o-Rama, steel pan bands from the islands in day-long concert. Other events including a seniors variety show at the Winston Wells Ball Field, the Prince and Princess Show, ending with J’Ouvert Parade and fireworks over Cruz Bay on July 4th.
“The St. John Festival is one of the most exciting events on our calendar and travelers lucky enough to be visiting during this period are ensured an illuminating portrait of our past and present,” said Commissioner of Tourism Pamela C. Richards, describing last year’s event. “From bike races to beauty pageants, the food fair to fireworks, this event truly offers something for everyone.”