Festival Food Fair & Coronation 2017

  • Sun, 25 Jun 2017
  • 01:00 PM
  • Franklin A. Powell, Sr. Park
  • Leona E. Smith (340) 690-3692

Food Fair is the event for those who love to eat, drink and be merry. Thousands of people gather for food fair, whether itís in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, in Cruz Bay, St. John or at the Christian Schjang Vegetable Market in St. Croix. Carnival food fair is sure to have fried fish, lobster, jonny cakes, shrimp, beef and salt fish pates, kalaloo, tamarind stew, mango and pineapple tarts, maubi, passion fruit juice and a whole assortment of other Caribbean delicacies.

Food Fair is an exciting mix of local foods and colorful displays of arts and crafts. The food and art fair is made up of many small booths and tables. You can walk through the booths and tables and purchase locally made crafts, arts and paintings or try local food, deserts and drinks. Booths are set up by individuals, as fundraisers for local churches and schools and some are run by local restaurateurs. Local crafts presented at the fair include Caribbean dolls, iguana dolls, handmade coconut birdfeeders, coconut monkeys, paintings and more.

Food and crafts are not the only forms of entertainment at Carnival Food Fairs. There is always music, dancing and appearances from Carnival royalty and political figures. Local bands usually perform steel pan music throughout the event and frequently cultural dance groups perform during the fairís opening ceremony.

Food Fair is certainly an event worth attending. Walk through the booths savor the taste of Caribbean delicacies and enjoy the locally made arts and crafts.

St. John Festival 2017 Festival Food Fair & Coronation 2017