Press Release

Governor's Group
Office of the Deputy Governor
Constitutionally Established Departments
Cabinet Office
Release Date:
Tuesday, 7 December 2021 - 3:33pm

Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2022.


Monday, 3rd January                                      New Years Day   

(In lieu of Saturday 1st January)

Monday, 7th March                                   The Anniversary of the Birth

                                                                  of Hamilton Lavity Stoutt

Friday, 15th April                                           Good Friday  

Monday, 18th April                                        Easter Monday

Monday 6th June                                           Whit Monday           

Friday 10th June                                           Sovereign’s Birthday

Monday 4th July                                            Virgin Islands Day

Monday 1st August                                        Emancipation Monday

Tuesday, 2nd August                                     Emancipation Tuesday

Wednesday, 3rd August                                Emancipation Wednesday

Monday, 17th October                                   Heroes and Foreparents Day

Monday, 28th November                    The Commemoration of the 1949 Great March and   

                                                           the Restoration of the Legislative Council        

Monday, 26th December                                   Boxing Day

Tuesday, 27th December                               Christmas Day

(In lieu of Sunday, 25th December)


Temulji Hughes

Communications Officer
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Road Town,Tortola VG1110, Virgin Islands
Direct Line:  284 468 2350