Flag Observance Dates

     Citizens are encouraged to properly display the American and Texas flags at all times. There are days in which they should especially be flown. These are specified by the US Flag Code or the State of Texas Flag Code, by the President of the United States, or by the Governor of the State of Texas.

Dates to Fly the U.S. Flag

US Flag Holiday

Holiday Date


(All day)

(until noon)

New Year's Day

January 1st



Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

3rd Monday in January



Inauguration Day

January 20th



Lincoln's Birthday

February 12th



Washington's Birthday

3rd Monday in February




Date varies yearly



National Vietnam War Veterans Day

March 29th



Cesar Chavez Day

March 31st



Mother's Day

2nd Sunday in May



Peace Officers Memorial Day*

May 15th



Armed Forces Day

3rd Saturday in May



Memorial Day

Last Monday in May



Flag Day

June 14th









June 19



Father's Day

3rd Sunday in June



Independence Day

July 4th



National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day

July 27th



Labor Day

1st Monday in September



Patriot Day (9/11)*

September 11th



Constitution Day

September 17th



Gold Star Mother's Day*

Last Sunday in September



Fire Fighters Memorial Day*

The Sunday before or on October 9th



Columbus Day

2nd Monday in October



Navy Day

October 27th



Veteran's Day

November 11th



Thanksgiving Day

4th Thursday in November



Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day*

December 7th



Christmas Day

December 25th



State Birthdays & Holidays

Dates varies state to state



All Election Days

Various Dates



                      *Not in the US Flag Code



Dates to Fly the Flag of the State of Texas

Texas Flag Holiday

Holiday Date

Full Staff

Mirabeau B. Lamar Day

January 26th

Texas Statehood Day

February 19th

Texas Independence Day

March 2nd

Alamo Heroes Day

March 6th

Goliad Heroes Day

March 27th

San Jacinto Day

April 21st

Treaties of Velasco Day

May 14th

Texas Heroes Day

September 18th

Texian Navy Day

3rd Saturday in September

Gonzales Day

October 2nd

Stephen F. Austin’s Birthday

November 3rd

Siege of Bexar Day

December 9th


Paul Carrington Chapter No. 5, Texas Society, Sons of the American Revolution
1415 South Voss Ste 110-425 — Houston, TX 77057-1086



The Paul Carrington Chapter is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting patriotism,
preserving American history, and supporting education for our future generations.

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