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Emancipation Day in US Virgin Islands

Is Emancipation Day a Public Holiday?

Emancipation Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2021, it falls on a Saturday, and some businesses may choose to follow Saturday opening hours.

Emancipation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016SunJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2017MonJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2018TueJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2019WedJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2020FriJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2021SatJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2022SunJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2023MonJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2024WedJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2025ThuJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday
2026FriJul 3Emancipation DayPublic Holiday

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