Memorial Day is one of the popular festival of United States. It is always celebrated on the last Monday of May.
Memorial Day is celebrated in USA. It is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day. It is celebrated in the honor of all men and women, who have died in military services for the United States of America. It is celebrated every year on a fix day, the last Monday of May.
Every year the Memorial Day which is a national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 PM local time.
On the ceremony of Memorial Day, it is a tradition to fly the flag of the United States at half mast from dawn to noon. People visit commentaries and memorials to honor those who have died in American civil war. Many volunteers put American flag on each cemetery in the national cemeteries.
Memorial Day is occasions of remembrance so many people organize a party or picnics. It is also a good time for family gathering or sport event.
This day is originated in the years following the civil war and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans visit cemeteries and memorials with family on this day and participate in parades. Cities and towns across the United States host Parades every year on the occasion of Memorial Day.
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in USA. Schools, colleges, business organizations and non-essential government organizations are closed on this day. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials of the martyrs of American civil war.
Memorial Day Date: 2010 to 2030