Holiday Guide for British Virgin Islands in 2022

British Virgin Islands 2022
British Virgin Islands
2022

British Virgin Islands information

Population: 30,237
Capital: Road Town
Calling Code: (1)
Time Zone: -4 UTC
Currency: United States dollar
Language: English

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List of Public Holidays in British Virgin Islands in 2022

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

New Year's Day (in lieu)

 Long Weekend! 
New Year's Day (in lieu)

British Virgin Islands: As New Year's Day falls on a Saturday in 2022, Monday January 3rd will be a public holiday in lieu.

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

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

Platinum Jubilee

 Long Weekend! 
Platinum Jubilee

British Virgin Islands: To mark the Platinum Jubilee for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

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

Virgin Islands Day

 Long Weekend! 
Virgin Islands Day

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

Emancipation Monday

 Long Weekend! 
Emancipation Monday

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

Emancipation Tuesday


Emancipation Tuesday

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

Emancipation Wednesday


Emancipation Wednesday

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

Day of National Mourning

 Long Weekend! 
Day of National Mourning

British Virgin Islands: The State Funeral of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will take place on Monday September 19th 2022.

Heroes and Foreparents Day

 Long Weekend! 
Heroes and Foreparents Day

British Virgin Islands: This new public holiday in the British Virgin Islands replaces St. Ursula's Day.

The 1949 Great March and Restoration Day

 Long Weekend! 
The 1949 Great March and Restoration Day

British Virgin Islands: Commemorates demonstrations that took place on the islands in 1949, bringing political change.

Christmas Day


Christmas Day

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

Boxing Day

 Long Weekend! 
Boxing Day

British Virgin Islands: The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

Christmas Day (in lieu)


Christmas Day (in lieu)

British Virgin Islands: As Christmas Day falls on a Sunday in 2022, the following Tuesday 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).