The town is packed with revelers on the oceanfront boardwalk
Traffic is closed
This art form originated
A hint to the newbie…at the bars, order your drinks “stateside”
or you may find yourself not remembering your Jump Up experience
at all. On St. Croix, rum is cheaper than everything else in your
drink, so it is poured liberally. Ask for the Cruzan Rum, it’s local
and it’s exceptional.
Quelbe, the official
Quadrille, an ancestor to traditional square dancing, was once popular throughout the Virgin Islands but now, on St. Croix is perhaps your
only chance to see it.
There’s always a Soca or Reggae band or two
to scratch that street dancing itch when your feet just have to
Jump Ups start at 6 PM “island time” and are celebrated
in February near Valentines Day, the first weekend in May in conjunction
with the Half Ironman Triathlon, just after the fourth of July to
commemorate a local boy who made it big, Alexander Hamilton of ten
dollar bill fame, and Thanksgiving weekend, a great time to visit
St. Croix and to shop for unique Christmas gifts.
up for family or friends or just give yourself the gift of a great
time on St. Croix.
David & Veronica,
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