Days to Fly the American Flag

June 14th is Flag Day soon to be fol­lowed by our Inde­pen­dence Day on July 4th. What other days of the year should we fly our Amer­i­can Flag and cel­e­brate our free­dom and Democ­racy? Here is a help­ful cal­en­dar of flag fly­ing days.
American FlagJan­u­ary 1 — New Years Day

Jan­u­ary 20 — Inagu­ra­tion Day (every fourth year)

3rd Mon­day in Jan — Mar­tin Luther King Jr’s., Birthday

Feb­ru­ary 12 — Lincoln’s Birthday

3rd Mon­day in Feb­ru­ary — President’s Day

Vari­able — Easter Sunday

1st Thurs­day in May — National Day of Prayer

3rd Sat­ur­day in May — Armed Forces Day

Last Mon­day in May — Memo­r­ial Day (half staff until Noon)

June 14 — Flag Day

July 4 — Inde­pen­dence Day

1st Mon­day in Sep­tem­ber — Labor Day

Sep­tem­ber 11 — Patriot’s Day

2nd Mon­day in Octo­ber — Colum­bus Day

Novem­ber 11 — Veteran’s Day

4th Thurs­day in Novem­ber — Thanks­giv­ing Day

Decem­ber 7 - National Pearl Har­bor Remem­brance Day

Decem­ber 25 — Christ­mas Day

(Vari­able) — All Elec­tion Days

Learn more about the proper ways to dis­play the Amer­i­can flag from the US Senate’s Flag Code and view illus­tra­tions that help depict proper flag fly­ing eti­quette from the usa.gov website.

 

 


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