Press Release

Governor's Group
Office of the Deputy Governor
Public Holidays
Release Date:
Tuesday, 8 March 2022 - 4:48pm

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

Friday, 3rd June                                        Observance of Queen Elizabeth II’s  

                                                                 Platinum Jubilee

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