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Governor Kenneth Mapp signed an Order granting administrative leave to government employees, for the upcoming holidays.
“The St. Croix Crucian Christmas Festival provides a boost to our economy and helps to promote an understanding and appreciation of our culture,” said Mapp. “It is also an opportunity for Virgin Islanders to play the role of goodwill ambassadors to the Territory.”
Thursday, December 24 – Christmas Eve is a Half day for employees, all Government offices close at 1 p.m.
Friday, December 25 – Christmas Day – All Government Offices Closed
Wednesday, December 30 – St. Croix District Government Offices Closed
Thursday, December 31 – New Year’s Eve-Half day for employees, all Government Offices will close at 1 p.m.
Friday, January 1, 2016 – New Year’s Day -All Government Offices are Closed
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 – Three Kings Day – All Government Offices Closed
The traditional St. Croix Crucian Christmas Festival J’ouvert will be on the morning of Wednesday, December 30, 2015, followed by the Food, Arts and Craft Fair.
The St. Croix Crucian Christmas Festival Children’s Parade will be on Friday, January 1, 2016. The St. Croix Adult’s Festival Parade will be on Saturday, January 2, 2016. Three King’s Day, a territory-wide legal holiday is Wednesday, January 6, 2016.
photo by Janet Simonsen