While every day feels like summer in St. Kitts, the island hosts a thrilling season that has earned the appropriate nickname, “Summer of Fun.” This season encourages travelers to venture deeper into a series of can’t-miss events celebrating culture, cuisine, music and more.

More than just an exciting event lineup, Summer of Fun welcomes international travelers into a world of adventure, relaxation and culinary delights – visitors can journey through lush tropical rainforests, peaceful beaches, immersive experiences such as the Kittitian RumMaster Program and engage in island living.

Summer of Fun of Events for 2024:

  • St. Kitts Music Festival (June 22–30): One of the most diverse musical events in the Caribbean, the Annual St. Kitts Music Festival blends Soul, Soca, Jazz, R&B and more into a melting pot of musical bliss. A-list musicians, island visitors, and locals come together for an on-your-feet celebration of exhilarating live music at the Kim Collins Athletic Stadium. Past performances include Burna Boy, Lionel Richie, Fantasia, Kenny Rogers and more. Travelers should look out for an exciting lineup coming later this spring.
  • Nevis Mango Festival (July 5–7): Events hosted at some of the most beautiful sites on Nevis and ranging from food tastings, mango eating competitions, quizzes, chef masterclass demonstrations as well as wellness and mango 101 zones.
  • St. Kitts and Nevis Restaurant Week (July 11–21): Restaurant Week celebrates the best cooking the destination has to offer. Across the islands, travelers can enjoy special menus crafted around a local theme ingredient, at fixed special prices. This event celebrates the culinary finesse of local chefs and elevates the island’s gastronomic offerings, ranging from fine dining to traditional local delicacies steeped in Kittitian heritage.
  • Nevis Culturama (July 25–August 6): The cultural highlight of the Nevis calendar for over four decades, this week-long annual summer festival is a vibrant showcase of traditional folk art in all its forms. From dancing, drama, poetry, folk singing, music, pageants, and arts and crafts.

Beyond The Events:

Each day calls for a new adventure in St. Kitts. The island encourages travelers to discover more between Summer of Fun events with a number of experiences that await, with hidden treasures in every soul-stirring discovery.

Caribelle Batik

Owned and run by successive Earls of Romney over the centuries, no visit to St. Kitts is complete without a tour of the Historic Romney Manor and its pristine gardens featuring an over 300-year-old SAMAN tree. This majestic setting is now home to the island’s Caribelle Batik craft where visitors witness the fascinating process of Caribelle Batik demonstrated. Using ancient Indonesian methods, Caribelle produced its first batik in 1976. Caribelle has since become the Caribbean’s most sought-after batik textiles. Distinctive and unique in design, our batiks cause bystanders to take notice and engage in great discussion whenever they are worn.


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. Underwater visibility ranges from 30 to 100 feet deep, meaning there are crystal clear views of walls, ledges, under hangs, coral towers, and sunken ships, all swarming with sea life.


Hit the trails and embark on a captivating journey through the island featuring 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.

Seasonal Savings

St. Kitts has a rotating list of island-wide offers and seasonal savings – whether it’s extra nights at top hotels or complimentary breakfast, the island regularly offers promotional packages for those looking to plan their next bold adventure. Travelers should look out for upcoming deals from the destination when planning their Summer of Fun stay.

Getting here

U.S. travelers seeking to fly to St. Kitts can enjoy year-round services on both American Airlines and JetBlue.

American Airlines

Daily service from Miami (MIA) is available year-round.


Direct service is available three times weekly on Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from New York (JFK).

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