West Lothian Council’s Executive has agreed to an extra day’s holiday on Friday, June 3.
There will be year-long celebrations throughout the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth and around the world to mark the 70th anniversary.
Beacons will be lit across the country on June 2, including one at Beecraigs Country Park, with a variety of national events planned for June 2-5.
The council Executive earlier agreed to join a national tree planting project as part of the celebrations, identifying a site at Nelson Park in Armadale.
Council leader Lawrence Fitzpatrick said: “It seems a very well planned programme.”