Discover the thrill awaiting you in St. Kitts this season with the island’s “Summer of Fun”! Immerse yourself in the rhythmic beats of the vibrant 26th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival, indulge in the culinary excellence of St. Kitts and Nevis Restaurant Week, featuring local ingredients like papaya, and explore the island’s lush landscapes with opportunities for hiking through verdant rainforests and diving in crystal-clear waters. With expanded flight options from American and Delta Airlines, your journey to this serene paradise has never been easier.

Flight Expansion Details

St. Kitts welcomes increased connectivity with expanded American and Delta Airlines flight offerings. In anticipation of the highly anticipated St. Kitts Music Festival, American Airlines will boost service with two flights per day on select dates in June 2024, catering to festival-goers seeking to join the vibrant music and culture.

In addition to the expanded service from Miami, American Airlines will maintain flights from Charlotte and JFK airports throughout the summer until August 31, 2024, with service resuming on November 2, 2024, after a brief hiatus. This summer, larger aircraft will be deployed on St. Kitts’ routes, starting with daily flights from Miami and weekly Saturday flights from Charlotte.

Effective December 5, 2024, American Airlines will introduce two daily flights from Miami through March 31, 2025, providing increased accessibility to St. Kitts

Delta Airlines will also contribute to the enhanced airlift, operating a weekly Saturday flight from JFK Airport, starting December 21, 2024, through April 19, 2025, providing travelers with another convenient option to experience St. Kitts and the exhilarating Music Festival.

St. Kitts’ skies are buzzing with excitement as American and Delta Airlines pave the way for unforgettable adventures.

St. Kitts and Nevis Restaurant Week: A Culinary Extravaganza

Indulge in the culinary delights of St. Kitts and Nevis during the highly anticipated Restaurant Week, taking place from July 11 to July 21, 2024. This annual event celebrates the best of local cuisine and cooking, offering visitors and locals with specially curated menus inspired by a distinctive local ingredient. This year, the spotlight shines on the papaya, renowned for its luscious sweetness and vibrant taste profile.

Restaurant Week isn’t just about enjoying delicious meals; it’s also a time to celebrate local talent and culinary artistry. This year’s festivities will include Grill Fest, a thrilling competition between local grillers hosted at the picturesque Frigate Bay Lawn. Guests can witness the competition as grill masters showcase their skills and creativity, incorporating papaya into their dishes. Events include:

St. Kitts Tasting Showcase: Experience the unique dishes and culinary delights of Restaurant Week at the St. Kitts Tasting Showcase. This event invites guests to savor the best offerings from local restaurateurs.

Grill Fest: This event has all of the delicious dishes. As the island’s grill masters get to work, guests can stroll the grounds, enjoy live music, and savor sizzling delicacies served straight off the BBQ.

A Taste of Twilight: The Restaurant Week concludes with A Taste of Twilight, an evening event highlighting farm-to-table dining with innovative dishes centered around the featured ingredient. Adding to the excitement, special guest Nadege Fleurimond—a renowned chef, author, and culinary entrepreneur—will join the festivities. Chef Nadege will host, judge, and provide special presentations, bringing a touch of culinary expertise and excitement to the event.

26th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival:

Unparalleled Musical Lineup

The countdown to the highly anticipated 26th Annual St. Kitts Music Festival intensifies with an extraordinary lineup of musical acts. One of the spotlight performers at this year’s festival is the legendary Mary J. Blige, a nine-time Grammy-winning superstar celebrated for chart-toppers like “Family Affair” and “Be Without You.” Joining her are international and local stars, including 450, Freddie Jackson, Adam O, Pumpa, Nadia Batson, Kerwin Du Bois, Asa Bantan, Busy Signal, Kabaka Pyramid, Capleton, Masicka, Remone Watson, Nicholas Brancker Band, Ton Rebel, and Brianna D.

The St. Kitts Music Festival will take place from June 22 to June 30, 2024, at the Warner Park Stadium, solidifying itself not only as the top music festival in the Caribbean but also among the best in the world for Soul, Soca, Jazz, R&B, Reggae and more. Festival-goers can expect a diverse musical lineup that bridges cultures and genres uniting A-list musicians, island visitors, and locals for a memorable celebration of culture and entertainment.

Incredible Festival Highlights and Activities

In addition to the stellar musical lineup, festival-goers can indulge in dozens of bonus events and activities throughout the week. From beach parties and lunchtime concerts to exclusive boat rides, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Concluding the eventful week is the unforgettable White Sands Mardi Gras party at Carambola Beach Club on Sunday, June 30, from 4:00 pm to midnight. This iconic event promises to be a major highlight of the festival weekend, featuring a White Swimsuit Competition and performances by an array of local and international talent.

Whether it’s awe-inspiring performances that raise the spirits or high-energy sets that keep attendees dancing all night, the St. Kitts Music Festival promises non-stop entertainment that will last deep into the night.

Beyond the Music: Explore St. Kitts’ Hidden Gems

While the St. Kitts Music Festival serves as the centerpiece of summer entertainment, the island encourages travelers to discover more between festival events. St. Kitts boasts a treasure trove of experiences that await exploration, from hidden cultural gems to adrenaline-pumping adventures.

Caribelle Batik: No visit to St. Kitts is complete without exploring the Historic Romney Manor and its pristine gardens, featuring an over 300-year-old SAMAN tree. The manor is now home to Caribelle Batik, where visitors witness the fascinating process of batik production. Caribelle Batik, established in 1976, has become the Caribbean’s most sought-after batik textiles, distinctively designed and reflecting the essence of the island’s heritage.

Diving: Scuba divers of all ages and abilities delight in St. Kitts’ glorious underwater world, with many sites virtually unexplored. Bordered by the Caribbean and the Atlantic, the island offers a range of options, from near-shore reefs to subaquatic caves. Crystal-clear underwater visibility offers stunning views of walls, ledges, underhangs, coral towers, and sunken ships teeming with sea life.

Hiking: Embark on captivating hiking trails that traverse dormant volcanoes, verdant rainforests, and challenging mountain trails. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned adventurer, exploring the island’s secluded coves and picturesque waterfalls offers an unparalleled experience.

Kittitian RumMaster Program: Discover the essence of St. Kitts’ cultural heritage with the Kittitian RumMaster Program, a three-hour tour perfect for both rum connoisseurs and novices. The excursion provides a unique opportunity to learn from industry experts and enjoy hands-on experiences.

  • First Stop – Wingfield Estate: Start the day at the Caribbean’s oldest rum distillery, Wingfield Estate. Engage in the fascinating history of Old Road Rum and discover traditional production methods and diverse flavor profiles. Conclude your visit by labeling your own bottle of rum.
  • Second Stop – Spice Mill: Continue to the home of Hibiscus Spirits, where you’ll learn the art of crafting spiced rum. Savor the unique flavors, particularly the locally grown and handpicked Roselle Hibiscus calyx, a key ingredient in Hibiscus Spirits.

Explore St. Kitts: Up to 2 Nights Free + $100 Resort Credit

Discover the beauty of St. Kitts with this special offer. Guests can enjoy up to two complimentary nights and a $100 resort credit when booking at participating resorts. Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, pristine beaches, and lush landscapes of St. Kitts. This offer is available for bookings made by September 1, 2024, for travel between April 13, 2024, and September 3, 2024. Find additional information on the offer, please go to, and click “Plan Your Trip.”

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