New Year’s Day, January 1st
Inauguration Day, January 20th, every time a new President is elected
Martin Luther King’s Birthday
Patriots Day, April 19 (not to be confused with Patriot Day, which is September 11th, another day in which to proudly display the stars and stripes)
National Day of Prayer, the 1st Thursday of May
Armed Forces Day, Every third Saturday in May to celebrate and thank the US Military in all five branches, Army, Navy, Air Force, US Marine Corps, and the US Coast Guard.
Memorial Day (half-staff until noon)
Flag Day, June 14th
Independence Day, July 4th.
Labor Day, (First Monday of September)
Patriot Day, September 11th. This day is observed to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 tragedy. You may see flags raised at half staff on this day.
Constitution Day, September 17th
Columbus Day, October 12th
Navy Day, October 27th
Veterans Day, November 11th (Easy for me to remember because my nephew was born on this day and my older brother himself is a veteran)
Thanksgiving Day (last Thursday of every November)
And of course, on your state birthday! Click here to find your state’s birthday. Usually the flag is to be risen at sunrise and taken down at sunset, on days when weather permits.
Note: In addition to all of this, the flag can also be flown as directed by the President of the United States.
*These dates are to the best of my knowledge.