V.I. Carnival in St. Thomas is the first Carnival of the year, usually celebrated from mid-April to the beginning of May. It began in 1912 but didn't become an annual event until 1952. Since that time, the V.I. Carnival has been a time to reconnect with family and friends and enjoy the captivating music, vivacious dance, savory cuisine and spirited pageantry that make V.I. Carnival the second most popular celebration in the Caribbean. Book a trip through a travel professional today.