Holiday Guide for British Virgin Islands in 2020

British Virgin Islands 2020
British Virgin Islands
2020

British Virgin Islands information

Coronavirus Notice An absolute lock down is in place until 6 am on Sunday 19 April 2020. During the lockdown, only essential services will be in operation.
Coronavirus: Travel status All airports are closed until 1 June 2020. International crew members on incoming vessels will be required to remain within the port facility and comply with public health measures in effect. British Virgin Islands Travel Guide

Population: 28,514
Capital: Road Town
Calling Code: (1284)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: [D]
Language: English

Weather in Road Town

Summary: Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.
Temperature: 28.3°c
Wind speed: 4.31kph
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British Virgin Islands List of Public Holidays in British Virgin Islands in 2020

New Year's Day


New Year's Day

British Virgin Islands: New Year's Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar, with the exception of Israel

Hamilton Lavity Stoutt's Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
Hamilton Lavity Stoutt's Birthday

British Virgin Islands: Honours Hamilton Lavity Stoutt, the first and longest serving Chief Minister of the British Virgin Islands

Commonwealth Day

 Long Weekend! 
Commonwealth Day

British Virgin Islands: Originally known as Empire Day, this holiday marked Queen Victoria's birthday

Good Friday

 Long Weekend! 
Good Friday

British Virgin Islands: Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

Easter Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Easter Monday

British Virgin Islands: Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus

Whit Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Whit Monday

British Virgin Islands: Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Sovereign’s Birthday

 Long Weekend! 
Sovereign’s Birthday

British Virgin Islands: The Monday following the Saturday designated as the official holiday observance in the UK

Territory Day

 Long Weekend! 
Territory Day

British Virgin Islands: Marks the abolishing of the Leeward Islands Federation in 1956

Festival Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Festival Monday

British Virgin Islands: Emancipation Festival in the British Virgin Islands marks three-days of public holidays

Festival Tuesday


Festival Tuesday

British Virgin Islands: Emancipation Festival in the British Virgin Islands marks three-days of public holidays

Festival Wednesday


Festival Wednesday

British Virgin Islands: Emancipation Festival in the British Virgin Islands marks three-days of public holidays

St. Ursula's Day

 Long Weekend! 
St. Ursula's Day

British Virgin Islands: Christopher Columbus named the Virgin Islands after St. Ursula after sailing past in 1493

Christmas Day

 Long Weekend! 
Christmas Day

British Virgin Islands: Christmas celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which according to tradition took place on December 25th 1 BC

Boxing Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
Boxing Day (in lieu)

British Virgin Islands: As Boxing Day falls on a Saturday in 2020, the following Monday will be a public holiday

Notes

  • Public holidays are approved by the Cabinet, acting in accordance with Section 5 (b) of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199).