When Is Memorial Day?
Memorial Day is May 30, but it is observed on the last Monday in May.
- 2013: Monday, May 27, 2013
- 2014: Monday, May 26, 2014
- 2015: Monday, May 25, 2015
What is Memorial Day?
Memorial Day (originally called Decoration Day) is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to the United States. Learn about the origins of Memorial Day and the women behind it
What You Should You Know About Memorial Day
- Memorial Day is a U.S. Federal Holiday.
- Schools, banks and post offices are closed on Memorial Day.
- Most restaurants, stores and attractions are open on Memorial Day
- Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer.
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art is open on Memorial Day as part of the special Met Holiday Mondays sponsored by Bloomberg
Memorial Day Events in New York City