Holiday Guide for British Virgin Islands in 2020

British Virgin Islands 2020
British Virgin Islands
2020

British Virgin Islands information

Coronavirus: Travel status The British overseas territory will reopen its borders in June for returning residents and citizens who will each be subject to a 14-day quarantine. British Virgin Islands Travel Guide

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

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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).