The annual cultural and food festival "AGRIFEST" will be held on the island of St Croix from February 18 to 20. The festival will feature music, culture, food, crafts and fun activities. The Agriculture and Food Fair attracts over 25.000 visitors every year and is the largest festival of its kind in the Caribbean region. The highlight of the ceremony is the 'Farmer of the Year Award'. Other activities include Junior and Senior Calypso Shows, Donkey cart rides, and horse rides.
The Agriculture and Food Fair is a showcase for locally produced agricultural products, livestock, arts and crafts and native cuisine. Fair-goers will be able to sample foods such as kallaloo, maufe, tarts, and candies and local drinks like ginger beer, sorrel, passion fruit and maubi.
Celebrating its 41st year, Agrifest will also feature a performance from artiste Sekhu. Dignitaries from all over the Caribbean will be on hand for Saturday's opening ceremonies. and agricultural participants will be coming in from St. Kitts, Nevis, Antigua, Guyana, Grenada, St. Lucia, and other ports of call.
Agrifest is one of the best family activities that in St. Croix and itt lends itself for the community to come together and mingle with friends they haven't seen in awhile and just enjoy the culture.