The celebrations are kicking off online with people referring to the day of this historic result as Independence Day.
Huge congratulations on our Independence Day!!! A superb result for the UK— Andrea Leadsom MP (@andrealeadsom) June 24, 2016
#Independenceday sod it I'm not going to work... 🎉— Oliver (@Olly_booth_) June 24, 2016
Nigel Farage even called for a national holiday.
Others weren't so keen on the idea.
Ugghh please none of this #IndependenceDay crap, we weren't conquered and oppressed. Let's have a bank holiday for kittens, we all love them— David Hearne, CFP® (@dontdelay) June 24, 2016