Liberation Day in Jersey is observed on May 09, 2017. In the Bailiwick of Jersey, Liberation Day is celebrated each year, to mark the end of the occupation by Nazi Germany during World War II. It is celebrated as Jersey's national day and is comparable to the Victory Day celebrations that are held in most nations that had been taken from the Nazis.
On Liberation Day in Jersey British veterans visit Jersey and wave the Union Jack. There are music and festive celebrations. Jersey is an island in front of the Normandy in France, but is a Crown dependency of the United Kingdom. Liberation Day in Jersey is the anniversary date of the day when the first British soldiers came to the island and freed it from the German forces.