The flag should be displayed, from sunrise to sunset, on all days when the weather permits, especially on:


New Year’s Day, January 1

Martin Luther King’s Birthday, January 3

Inauguration Day, January 20

Lincoln’s Birthday, February 12

Washington’s Birthday, February 22

National Vietnam War Veterans’ Day, March 29

Easter Sunday

Mother’s Day (the 2nd Sunday of May)

Armed Forces Day (the 3rd Saturday of May)

Memorial Day (the last Monday of May, raised half-mast until noon)

Flag Day, June 14

Father’s Day, June 17

Independence Day, July 4

National Korean War Armistice Day, July 27

Labor Day (the 1st Monday of September)

Constitution Day, September 17

Columbus Day, October 12

Navy Day, October 27

Veterans Day, November 11

Thanksgiving Day (the 4th Thursday of November)

Christmas Day, December 25

Election Days (varying)

Federally observed dates of the above holidays may differ from the actual dates.