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The Top 25 days to fly a U.S. Flag

Posted by Derrek Coss on Oct 24, 2014 12:48:00 PM
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The U.S. Flag should be displayed every day from sunrise to sunset unless Old Glory is part of a lighted display.  A lighted flag can be flown 24 hours a day. 

However, there are over 25 days that are especially important for flying Old Glory.Here's our list of most important flag flying holidays. 


  • New Year’s Day:  January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:  January 19
  • Lincoln’s Birthday:  February 12
  • President’s Day:  February 16
  • Easter Sunday:  April 5
  • Mother’s Day:  May 10
  • Peace Officers Memorial Day:  May 15
  • Armed Forces Day:  May 16
  • Memorial Day:  May 25
  • Flag Day:  June 14
  • Father’s Day:  June 21
  • Independence Day:  July 4
  • Korean War Veterans Day:  July 27
  • Labor Day:  September 7
  • Patriot Day:  September 11
  • Constitution Day:  September 17
  • Gold Star Mother’s Day:  September 27
  • Fire Fighters Memorial Day:  October 4
  • Columbus Day:  October 12
  • Navy Day:  October 27
  • Veterans Day:  November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day:  November 26
  • Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day:  December 7
  • Christmas Day:  December 25
  • State Birthdays and Holidays
  • All Election Days

Help keep the tradition alive in your town and fly Old Glory with pride throughout 2015!

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