Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day to celebrate and remember the lives that have been lost at the service of our nation. While you might not know someone who gave the ultimate sacrifice protecting our civil liberties, you probably have come in contact with someone who has.

Here are a few ways you can celebrate the patriotism of the day:

  • Have a picnic with family and friends and talk about what Memorial Day means to you.

  • Venture to a parade or memorial service locally. For a listing of services by state, CLICK HERE.

  • Participate in a National Moment of Remembrance at 3 p.m. local time to pause and think about the true meaning of the day.

  • Throw and informal barbecue with all the fixings. Have guests don patriotic gear and fly the American flag.

Looking for other ways to celebrate and observe the day? CLICK HERE for 10 ways to celebrate Memorial Day with your family.

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