All About The Flag » Flag Holidays

The Flag Code suggests displaying the Flag every day, but especially on holidays, including state holidays and during local celebrations.  The Flag Code does not include Patriots Day or MIA/POW Day; currently, these are proclaimed each year by the President of the United States.  Click Here for a printable list of official Flag Holidays

The Flag should be displayed every day, but especially on:

New Year’s Day – January 1 Flag Day – June 14
Inauguration Day – January 20 Independence Day – July4
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday – 3rd Monday in January National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day – July 27
Lincoln’s Birthday – February 12

Labor Day – 1st Monday in September

Washington’s Birthday – 3rd Monday in February Constitution Day – September 17
Easter Sunday – Variable Dates Columbus Day – 2nd Monday in October
Mother’s Day – 2nd Sunday in May

Navy Day – October 27


Armed Forces Day – 3rd Saturday in May
Veterans Day – November 11
Memorial Day (half staff until noon) – the last Monday in May Thanksgiving Day – 4th Thursday in November


Flag Day – June 14 Christmas Day – December 25

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