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What is Memorial Day?

Memorial Day is a holiday that is observed on the last Monday of May every year. On this day we honor the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. Many people observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, participating in parades, or by holding family gatherings.

How did Memorial Day begin?

Memorial Day started being observed after the American Civil War ended in the spring of 1865. The American Civil War claimed more lives than any other conflict within the U.S. history and was the reason for the establishment of the country's first national cemeteries.

Many people chose to host their own tributes to those who had fallen but it wasn't until the 5th of May 1868 that General John A. Logan called for a nationwide day of remembrance on the 30th of May. At first, the day was called Decoration Day, however, in 1968 Congress passed the Uniform Monday Holiday Act which established Memorial Day as the last Monday in May creating a three-day weekend for federal employees.

When is Memorial Day this year?

This year Memorial Day falls on the 29th of May, the third Monday of May. Across the nation, there will be millions of people commemorating the day by hosting and joining in with events. So, if you are looking to get your hands on some promotional products for the event why not browse through our website and get in touch with us today?


How can you use promotional products this Memorial Day?

Promotional products are a fantastic tool to bring awareness to your brand no matter what industry you are in. Whether you are looking to build brand reputation or simply just create some impressions promotional products are the perfect solution.

You may be thinking 'How can I use promotional products this Memorial Day?' luckily we are here with some answers. Memorial Day is renowned for being a day where communities gather together to celebrate those who risked their lives for our freedom, and promotional products can help enhance the celebrations. Whether you decide to hand out tote bags commemorating the day or want a mascot in the form of a cuddly eagle there are so many options to help you be proud and patriotic this Memorial Day.

What are the best promotional products for Memorial Day?

There is a whole host of promotional products that are perfect for Memorial Day celebrations here are a few of our favorites:

  • Stadium Cups
  • Tote Bags
  • Lapel Pins
  • Stress Balls
  • Can Koozies
  • Caps

If these aren't what you are looking for we have a whole category dedicated to Memorial Day, so you can ensure you and your community celebrate in style.

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