Public Holidays

Although the observance of public holidays will make little difference to you when sailing, it is prudent to plan your cruise so that you are not needing shore based facilities during the following holidays:

MONTH

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

MONTH

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

Three Kings' Day (Observed)

Martin Luther King's Birthday

New Year's Day

February

Presidents' Day

March

Transfer Day

Commonwealth Day

April

Holy Thursday Good Friday Easter Monday Children's Carnival Parade Adults' Carnival Parade

Good Friday Easter Monday

May

Memorial Day

Whit Monday

June

Organic Act Oay

Sovereigns Birthday

July

Emancipation Day (West Indies) Independence Day Supplication Day

Territory Day

August

Festival Monday Festival Tuesday Festival Wednesday

September

Labor Day

October

Columbus Day Local Thanksgiving Day

St. Ursula's Day

November

Liberty Day Thanksgiving Day

Birthday of Heir to the Throne

December

Christmas Day Christmas Second Day

Boxing Day

Should any holiday fall upon a Sunday, the Monday following shall be a legal holiday.

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