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 website.



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