Press Release

Governor's Group
Office of the Deputy Governor
Public Holidays
Release Date:
Friday, 23 September 2022 - 4:13pm

Acting in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, Cabinet has approved the following public holidays for 2023:

Monday, 2nd January                        New Year’s Day
(In lieu of Sunday 1st January) 

Monday, 6th March                           The Anniversary of the Birth of Hamilton Lavity Stoutt 
(In lieu of Tuesday7th March)                                                                          

Friday, 7th April                                Good Friday

Monday, 10th April                           Easter Monday

Monday, 29th May                           Whit Monday

Friday, 9th June                               Sovereign’s Birthday (to be confirmed)

Monday, 3rd July                             Virgin Islands Day

Monday, 7th August                        Emancipation Monday

Tuesday, 8th August                       Emancipation Tuesday

Wednesday, 9th August                 Emancipation Wednesday

Monday, 16th October                    Heroes and Foreparents Day

Monday, 27th November                The Commemoration of the Great March of 1949 and the Restoration of the Legislative Council

Monday, 25th December                Christmas Day

Tuesday, 26th December               Boxing Day


Nia Douglas-Wheatley

Communications Officer II
Deputy Governor's Office
Government of the Virgin Islands
Tel: 284.468.2350