When is Memorial Day?
Memorial Day is also known as Decoration Day in America is a day which is more like a weekend of festivities. People all around the United States celebrate the day with great interest and fun filling activities. Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of every month. Every government building, schools, university and colleges remain closed on that day. Celebrations, plans and rituals begin to take shape by Sunday itself. People make weekend outing plans with their friends and family. Some people host a full family lunch, friends plan for barbecue gathering and even picnic at the local park.
When is Memorial Day
In this year 2018, Memorial Day falls on 28th of May on Monday, the last Monday of the month of May. Everybody is going to enjoy their Saturday, Sunday and Monday in full swing without a burden of work. There are people in the rural side who organize a picnic meal on the ground of the cemetery remembering the brave heroes. People visit Cemetery in huge quantity with flowers and national flag to pay respect to the soldiers. Parade, concerts take place at a social gathering so that people can be a part of it.
Thousands of Parade take place around the cities of United States, the National Flag is hosted at half mist till they are raised above at 3 pm. At 3 pm every activity is expected to stop and people give some time in remembering the heroes of their nation which is known as the national moment of remembrance. During the time the country falls silent. The federal holiday hails a strong history which the people never forget to celebrate as a mark of independence of life, peace and prosperity. Last year it was celebrated on 29th of May whereas it will be celebrated on 27th of May, both the days are Monday.
When is Memorial Day – 28th May 2018
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