When Is Memorial Day 2017

Before we discuss about Memorial Day 2017, you very well know that why we are celebrating memorial day right? If you want to know that What is Memorial Day? then you can read that post and you will get idea about memorial day. You can also know about Memorial Day History on that page.

Let’s discuss more about it. This U.S. Federal holiday is celebrated the last Monday of each May to honor the men and women who died while serving in the military. In early rural America, this duty was usually performed in late summer and was an occasion for family reunions and picnics. After World War I, the day expanded to honor those who have died in all America wars.

When is Memorial Day 2017


At this year, Memorial Day 2017 is on :

Monday, 29 May


Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service on this day, also it is traditional to fly the flag of the United States at half staff from dawn until noon. Memorial Day has become less of an occasion of remembrance. It is very common to visit cemeteries, particularly military cemeteries, at this time of year to decorate the graves.

when is memorial day 2017

Memorial Day Observances

Weekday Date Year Name Holiday Type
Mon May 31 2010 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 30 2011 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 28 2012 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 27 2013 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 26 2014 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 25 2015 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 30 2016 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 29 2017 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 28 2018 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 27 2019 Memorial Day Federal Holiday
Mon May 25 2020 Memorial Day Federal Holiday

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  1. VERA PASCOE April 26, 2017
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