12:00 am 2013/14 Festival Vendors Meeting
The first Festival Vendors meeting will be held in July. Be on the look out for community calendar, radio and Face Book posts announcing the date. If you need further infrmation please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org$nbsp;
12:00 am 2013/14 Festival Theme Submissions
Submit your theme for the 2013-2014 Crucian Christmas Festival. As you see,since 2009, we have graduated from the nuserey ryme themes to one that are shorter and more marketable. Please keep this in mind when submitting your theme.
2011-2012 – Live the Dream!
2010-2011 - Play Mas First Class!
2009-2010 - See, Believe, Xperience It !
2008-2009 – Showcasing Cultural Ties that Bind Crucian Christimas Festival 2008-2009
7:00 pm 2013/14 East Mini Village Opens
Enjoy a taste of Festival in the East for three big nights. See the nightly musical entertainment and enjoy the Coney Island style rides for children, games for the young and not-so young as well as native food and drinks.$nbsp;
7:00 pm 2013/14 Mid Island Mini Village Opens
Enjoy a taste of Festival in Mid-Island for three big nights. See the nightly musical entertainment and enjoy the Coney Island style rides for children, games for the young and not-so young as well as native food and drinks.
Mid Island Village begins on December 23 and ends on 25. The village is open from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. nightly.$nbsp;
7:00 pm 2013/14 Opening of Festival Village
This is what you have been waiting for! The main festival Village opens on December 26 at 8 p.m. every night until January 5. it is the biggest Carnival in the Virgin Islands!
For 11 spectacular nights you will be entartained by local and international recording artists, including soca, calypso, reggae, and other types of music from the caribbean.
There will be Coney Island style rides for children, games for the young and not-so young as well as native food and drinks.
Come and meet old friends and make new ones! There is something at the Festival Village for everyone regardless of age. You will always have a great time at the Festival Village$nbsp;
12:00 pm 2014 Food, Arts and Crafts Fair
A highlight of the Crucian Christmas Carnival is the Food, Arts and Crafts Fair which honors the great cooks who carry the tradition of making native Crucian cultural dishes. People wait anxiously for this day to get the food, drinks and desserts they remember their grandmother and mother making. Come and taste a sample of everything!
The Fair is situated around the Eliza Mc Bean Clock Tower within the blissful ambiance of the Frederiksted waterfront, with the Caribbean Sea as a beautiful and ever changing backdrop. Vendors wearing native dress sell their wares from under the shade of colorful tents and kiosks while steel pan or Quelbe bands play in the background.
This is the place to see and bee seen at the Crucian Christmas Festival.$nbsp;
10:00 am 2014 Childrens Parade
The children have their day to shine! Costumes, troupes, majorettes, steelbands and more!
The parade begins at 10 a.m. from the Claude O. Markoe School in Frederiksted and proceeds down Emancipation Drive to Fisher Street and then to King Street. The parade ends at the Festival Village which is near Fort Frederik in Frederiksted town$nbsp;
10:00 am 2014 Adults Parade
See the splendor and pagentry of the Adults Parade. Costumes, Troupes, Floopes, Floats, Bands! Its the greatest show in the Virgin Islands. The parade starts at 10 a.m. from the Claude O. Markoe School in Frederiksted and proceeds down Emancipation Drive to Fisher Street and down King Street to the Festival Village that is located near historical Fort Frederik in Frederiksted town!$nbsp;