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

Full
Staff

Half
Staff
(All day)

Half
Staff
(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

 

 

Easter

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Juneteenth

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

 

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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

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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.

Copyright © 2023 Paul Carrington Chapter  —  Last Modified: Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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