VIEDA Announces Holiday Closures

United States Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) advises the general public that its offices in the districts of St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix will be closed on the following days that were outlined in the proclamation signed by the Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Thursday, Dec. 12. Kamal I. Latham, chief executive officer of VIEDA, also granted administrative leave to VIEDA staff:

Legal Holidays:

  • Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Christmas Day

  • Thursday, December 26, 2019

Christmas Second Day

  • Wednesday, January 1, 2020

New Year’s Day

  • Monday, January 6, 2020

Three Kings’ Day

Administrative Leave granted by Governor Bryan:


  • Tuesday, December 24, 2019

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Christmas Eve

  • Tuesday, December 31, 2019

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

New Year’s Eve

  • Friday, January 3, 2020

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Children’s Parade, St. Croix

St. Croix Only

  • Thursday, January 2, 2020

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

St. Croix Festival Food, Arts and Crafts Fair

Administrative Leave granted to VIEDA staff by CEO Latham:


  • Friday, December 27, 2019

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The V.I. Economic Development Authority will re-open offices in both districts to regular hours of operation at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, to continue to create economic opportunities for the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands.