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Liberation Day

The 09 May is Liberation Day, a significant date in the island's calendar marking the end of the Second World War. The Channel Islands were infamously the only United Kingdom territories to be occupied by the German Forces.

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09/05/2023
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Liberation day is considered as Jersey's national day, involving celebrations based around Liberation Square, Royal Square and the Weighbridge. Expect live music, historical re-enactments, food stalls and on-stage entertainment. Official Liberation schedule of events to be confirmed. Stay tuned!

Dates
  • May:
  • 9th May 2023
    00:00 - 00:00
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We are open:
May

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  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Family friendly

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Geotourist – Liberation Trail

The Channel Islands were the only part of the British Isles to be occupied by German forces in WW2. The five-year occupation came to an end on 09 May 1945, which is now known as Liberation Day - an event still celebrated in Jersey with an annual bank holiday and festivities that mark this momentous occasion.

Free entry