Events & Seminars

Friends of the Park manages and/or sponsors a number of events that celebrate the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Virgin Islands National Park. These events aim to educate and connect visitors and the St. John community with the Park, as well as serving as fundraising opportunities in support of our programs.  Join us!


Events Calendar

What's happening when!  Our calendar of events and seminars!

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Nature Walks & Talks

Welcome to Friday with Friends! Guided hikes, walks with fascinating cultural ambassadors, and seminars.

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Virtual Seminars

Friends Virtual Seminars and Webinars explore subjects related to the protection and preservation of the park's natural and cultural resources. 


Volunteer With Us!

Join us on the trails or at events to help protect and preserve our beautiful park.   


Villas & Art Auction

Our 4th Annual Villas and Art for the Park online auction runs from November 13 to 27.  Bidding is now closed.  Thank you for supporting this important fundraiser. 

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Paddle the Park 2020

Thanks for paddling from Maho to Hawksnest on Sunday, November 8! SUP & kayak fundraiser to support marine conservation programs. 

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Ocean Week on St. John

Ocean Week Beach Clean Up and Seminar Series takes place in April and October in conjunction with Earth Day and the International Coastal Cleanup.  


Folklife Festival

Hosted by the Virgin Islands National Park and sponsored by Friends, this festival is a celebration of island culture.


Reef Bay Hike

This hike is currently not running.  Friends is hosting group hikes on other trails on the last Friday of every month as a part of our Nature Walks and Talks Series.  Please join us!