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Your Offical Guide

July 7    11am-7pm
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Yasmine Tuitt,

Defending Mango Eating Champion!

  • Where do I park?
    We will have parking lots designated for parking across from the St. Croix Blue House and nearby Church. Parking will be $5 per vehicle. We will have air-conditioned passenger buses available for transportation to the Garden entry gate for those that do not wish to walk from the parking area. Buses will run from 10:30am to 5:30pm. There will be limited parking for individuals with a government issued handicap placard. Security personnel will direct cars with a placard to the designated parking area near the Bodine Center.
  • How many vendors will be there?
    We will have more than 100 local craft and food vendors featured! Be sure to check out our vendor map and vendor list so you can find your favorite vendor easily during the event!
  • How much is admission?
    Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children from 5-12, and for children under 5 it is free. This is the Garden’s largest annual fundraising effort and the revenue from admissions goes towards our general operating expenses throughout the year. You can purchase tickets in advance to skip the line the day of through Eventbrite. If tickets are purchased in advance, you will be able to pick up your wristband when you arrive and present your ID. Or, you can come to our gift shop and buy your tickets after July 1st and get your wristbands after July 1st!
  • What kind of activities will you have?
    In addition to the great vendor booths, we will have stations set up by The Children’s Museum, a mobile petting zoo by Jungle James, an inflatable obstacle course by Apex Entertainment, and a cooking demonstration by Jubilee by Yaadie in St. Croix. We will also have workshops by The St. Croix Orchid Society, The Nature Conservancy, CHANT, CORE, St. Croix Environmental, and The Seashell Society! Our Garden nursery will be open for plant sales as well.
  • Where are the Garden bars located?
    We will have THREE amazing bars to support the Garden, all sponsored by Cruzan Rum! There will be one in the Bodine Visitor Center, one by the Great Hall lawn, and one behind the Great Hall near the coral fountain. Be sure to check out the event map for their exact locations.
  • What time is the Mango Eating contest?
    The Mango Eating contest will be hosted at 4pm on the lawn of the Great Hall. We will have prizes for both the adult and children’s contest winners.

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