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SAINT JOHN’S CARNIVAL FESTIVITIES KICK OFF JUNE 28TH!

SAINT JOHN’S CARNIVAL FESTIVITIES KICK OFF JUNE 28TH, 2024! The vibrant and culturally rich St. John Celebration, also known as the St. John Carnival, will take place from June 28 to July 4, 2024, in the main town of Cruz Bay. This annual event is a cornerstone of Caribbean tradition, commemorating the island’s history, notably […]

CELEBRATING CARIBBEAN HERITAGE MONTH: EMBRACING SAINT JOHN’S RICH CULTURE

CELEBRATING CARIBBEAN HERITAGE: EMBRACING SAINT JOHN’S RICH CULTURE June marks the celebration of Caribbean Heritage Month, a time dedicated to honoring the vibrant cultures, histories, and contributions of Caribbean communities across the United States. For the picturesque island of St. John in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), this month is an opportunity to showcase […]

GRAND OPENING OF THE HIDEAWAY RESTAURANT AND BAR SET FOR JUNE 6TH!

Grand Opening of The Hideaway Restaurant and Bar Set For June 6th, 2024! The vibrant culinary scene of St. John is about to get even more exciting with the grand opening of The Hideaway Restaurant and Bar. Set in the heart of Cruz Bay, The Hideaway promises to be a premier destination for both locals […]

CANEEL BAY RETURNS TO VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK

Caneel Bay Returns to Virgin Islands National Park in Historic Agreement In a historic move, Caneel Bay, a pristine stretch of coastline on the island of St. John, is set to return to the stewardship of the Virgin Islands National Park. After years of negotiations, an agreement has been reached between the federal government and […]

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT FUNDRAISER — ST. JOHN CANCER FUND

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT — ST. JOHN CANCER FUND For the first time since January of 2020, everyone’s favorite charity event is BACK! Though in-person fundraising may have stopped over these past few years, we have still been assisting our community members in their time of need. Cancer does not stop, so once again, it […]

ALL ISLAND HOLIDAY PARTY — THE PROM

December 16th is going to be a well marked day on calendars around Saint John!  Visitors and Locals alike look forward to celebrating the holidays at St. John’s biggest holiday party “The Prom” hosted by the Sun Dog Cafe in Mongoose Junction.   The entertainment is always top notch, as well as the food!!  Incredible complimentary […]

PADDLE IN THE PARK!

Get ready for some paddleboard fun!  There will be three Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) courses starting and ending on Maho Bay Beach on Sunday, November 12, 2023.  Open to all ages and all skill levels so the whole family can join in the fun! Help us raise funds for programs like turtle protection, mangrove research […]

2023 CLOSINGS FOR OFF SEASON

Thank you EXPLORE STJ for putting together this very informative list of closings on St. John during off season.  We appreciate you! (Updated 8-7-23) ● 1864: Currently open for raw bar happy hour & dinner only; Dinner closing TBD ● 420 to Center: Staying Open ● Amore Arowako Vegan Club: Staying Open ● Aqua Bistro: […]

CANEEL BAY BEACH CLUB AT HONEYMOON BEACH

If you are looking for a beach to get away from it all with a short hike or shuttle in providing luxury amenities, Honeymoon Beach is it!  Newly established in 2022, the Caneel Bay Beach Club offers services everyday from morning to sunset on the iconic Honeymoon Beach.  As an extension of its 70-year reputation […]

GUIDED HIKES AVAILABLE AGAIN!

Some folks come to Saint John and look at every trail as an adventure and blast right through them, and then there are other folks that like feeling safe with a Guide sharing about their surroundings and the history as they navigate the trails.  I’ve done both and I recommended these Guided Hikes as you […]

WELCOME SAINT JOHN ISLAND GUIDE!

My first newsworthy story is definitely my own.  I am excited about going LIVE with Saint John Island Guide and becoming an integral part in helping Visitors and Residents navigate Saint John with all the information needed to enjoy the island.   The website was born from my creative passion and really wanting a place to […]

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