World's Holidays

Memorial Day in United States in 2022

When is Memorial Day?

Formerly known as the Decoration Day, Memorial Day is dedicated to salute all the men and women who served for the United States Armed Forces and sacrificed their lives for the country. The day is usually spent by visiting cemeteries and memorials to pay tributes for their altruism. This is also considered to be the unofficial start of summer season.

Memorial Day in United States in 2022

It is a public holiday and a day off to schools, colleges and most of the businesses. The American flag is flied at half-mast from dawn till noon. People also spend the day picnicking and holding outdoor sport events and playing patriotic music. Considering that it is a long weekend, many people also take off to a short vacation or visit their relatives at nearby places.

There are two more such days dedicated to the military people viz. Veterans Day, for those who have served in the past, and Armed Forces Day for those who are still serving to the United States Armed Forces.

Memorial Day in United States in 2022

List of Holidays in United States in 2022

SaturdayJanuary 01 2022New Year's Day
MondayJanuary 17 2022Martin Luther King Jr. Day
MondayFebruary 21 2022Presidents' Day
MondayMay 30 2022Memorial Day
MondayJuly 04 2022Independence Day
MondaySeptember 05 2022Labor Day
MondayOctober 10 2022Columbus Day
FridayNovember 11 2022Veterans Day
ThursdayNovember 24 2022Thanksgiving Day
SundayDecember 25 2022Christmas Day
MondayDecember 26 2022Christmas Day Observed