The National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C., honors US military veterans.
The procession includes veterans, active-duty military, marching bands, military and civilian groups, and patriotic artists.
Etiquette: Many individuals fly the American flag at half-staff until noon on Memorial Day.
Veterans' ceremonies: Veterans, military families, and the community assemble for solemn Memorial Day services.
Memorial Day volunteers give back. Visit veterans' homes, maintain monuments, or volunteer for veterans' causes.
Memorial Day weekend is a time for family picnics, barbecues, and outdoor activities.
Memorial Day bike rides support veterans. These rides can visit memorials and involve thousands.