There are 18 public holidays in U.S. Virgin Islands in 2024, two of which fall on weekends.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
Three Kings Day
Three Kings' Day, also called Epiphany, is an important religious festival celebrating the three kings' visit. It is celebrated on April 6, 2024.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The holiday marks the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., who advocated nonviolent means for racial segregation and successfully protested racial discrimination. It is observed on the third Monday of January, which is January 15, 2024.
The holiday is in honor of the first president of the United States, George Washington, who was born on February 22, 1732, and served as president from April 30, 1789 to March 4, 1797. It is observed on the third Monday of February, which is February 19, 2024.
Holy Thursday, observed on March 28, 2024, is the Thursday before Easter, and it is an important Christian holiday that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles and the Washing of the Feet.
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, March 29, 2024.
Transfer Day is a public holiday in U.S. Virgin Islands, and it is observed on March 31, 2024. The holiday celebrates the anniversary when the United States purchasing the islands from Denmark in 1917.
Easter Monday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus, and it is the Monday after Easter Sunday. It is observed on April 1, 2024.
The holiday honors and mourns those who have died in the United States military services. It is observed on the last Monday of May, which is May 27, 2024.
Emancipation Day is a public holiday in U.S. Virgin Islands, and it is observed on July 3, 2024. The holiday commemorates the abolition of the slavery in US Virgin Islands in 1848.
American Independence Day
Independence Day, observed on July 4, 2024, commemorates the Declaration of Independence of the United States. On July 4, 1776, 13 colonies agreed to the United States Declaration of Independence and declared as free and independent states.
Labor Day, observed on September 2, 2024, is a holiday to celebrate labor movement and workers' contributions to American development and achievements. Labor Day has its origins in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.
Puerto Rico Friendship Day
Virgin Islands-Puerto Rico Friendship Day is a public holiday in U.S. Virgin Islands, and it is observed on October 14, 2024. The holiday celebrates on the same day as Columbus Day to commemorate the friendship established between the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Liberty Day, also known as D. Hamilton Jackson Day, is a public holiday in U.S. Virgin Islands, and it is observed on November 1, 2024. The holiday is to honor David Hamilton Jackson, a Virgin Islands labor rights leader.
Veterans Day is a federal public holiday in the United States, observed on November 11, 2024. The holiday honors those who have served in the United States military.
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday to celebrate the successful harvest and all the blessings from the last year, and it is observed on the fourth Thursday in November each year. In 2024, it falls on November 28.
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2024, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.
Boxing Day is also known as St. Stephen's Day and is widely known as a shopping holiday in some countries. It falls on December 26, 2024.
The following is the list of public holidays in the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2024.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Three Kings Day||Jan 06, 2024||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Jan 15, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|President's Day||Feb 19, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Holy Thursday||Mar 28, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Good Friday||Mar 29, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Transfer Day||Mar 31, 2024||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Easter Monday||Apr 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Memorial Day||May 27, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Emancipation Day||Jul 03, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|American Independence Day||Jul 04, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Labor Day||Sep 02, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Puerto Rico Friendship Day|
|Oct 14, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Liberty Day||Nov 01, 2024||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Veterans Day||Nov 11, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Thanksgiving Day||Nov 28, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Boxing Day||Dec 26, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in US Virgin Islands in 2024.