When is Memorial Day

Memorial Day is an American public holidays celebrated on the last Monday of May. It is a day to honor the people who had sacrificed and died in the services for the nation. Previously known as Decoration Day, it was firstly held after the civil war of America to memorialize the American soldiers who died in that civil war. It has became a federal holidays in 1971.

Visiting cemeteries, family gatherings and taking part in parade such many of traditions and activities on Memorial Day observed by local people. There were big crowds attended in first memorial ceremonies and small the most popular trend as placing of American flags were observed on every grave, the tradition is also same now then previous.

Believed as the time of beginning summer, people across the cities and towns are involved in several of activities and rituals on Memorial Day. The parades are held each year usually by integrating military and members of veteran's organization on this great day. Some to big parades and activities are observed in New York, Chicago and Washington DC. People visit to cemeteries and participate in the parades grandly as well as enjoying with family members. Most people organize parties on this celebration and gather on this day to put flowers on graves and make good contacts with tribe and others.

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YearMemorial Day
2019May 25
2016May 30