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Memorial Day Facts

Memorial Day Date Observed:


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Rule to Determine the Date of Memorial Day:
Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday in May.

Traditional Date of Memorial Day

The traditional date of Memorial Day is the 30th of May.

Federal Holiday Status
Memorial Day Observed is a federal holiday in the United States. Learn more about federal holidays.

Reason We Celebrate Memorial Day:
A day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service.
In contrast, Veterans Day honors all that have served.
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Formal Observance of Memorial Day:

Informal Observance of Memorial Day:

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