When to display the American Flag

The flag should be displayed, from sunrise to sunset,
on all days when the weather permits.
It can also be displayed during the night
as long as the display is lit.

Holidays it should be flown/dispalayed are listed.

New Year's Day, January 1

Inauguration Day

Martin Luther King Day - Third Monday in January

Lincoln's Birthday, February 12

Washington's Birthday, February 22

Easter Sunday (variable)

Mother's Day, Second Sunday in May

Armed Forces Day, Third Saturday in May

Memorial Day (half-staff until noon), Last Monday in May.

Flag Day, June 14th

Independence Day, July 4th

Labor Day, First Monday in September

Constitution Day, September 17th

Columbus Day, October 12th

Veterans Day, November 11th

Thanksgiving Day, Fourth Thursday in November

Christmas Day, December 25th

Election Days (various)

Federally observed dates of the above holidays which may be different from the actual dates

Such days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States

State and Local Holidays

Your State Birthday (February 6, 1788 is Massachusetts' date of admission to the Union)



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