Memorial Day

Welcome to the unofficial kickoff to summer! We’ve got everything you need to know about barbecues, beaches, bargains, and, of course, why we’re celebrating this day in the first place. Browse to learn more about Memorial Day historyMemorial Day activities, which Memorial Day movies to watch, and more.

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    99 Memorial Day Sales You Need to Shop This Year

    Trust us: You can't afford to miss these warm-weather deals.

    Wayfair’s Memorial Day Blowout Is Epic!

    If you thought Wayfair's Way Day sale was good, wait until you see their Memorial Day sale!

    The Walmart Memorial Day Sale Is Early This Year!

    You can save how much on a vacuum mop?! Shop the Walmart Memorial Day Sale 2021 early.

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    38 Memorial Day Quotes for Every American

    Honor the sacrifice of our heroic fallen with these Memorial Day quotes. They deliver words of wisdom on what it...

    22 Things You Never Knew About Arlington National Cemetery

    Arlington National Cemetery honors those who have fought for our country’s freedom and is also steeped in a treasure trove...

    22 Last-Minute Memorial Day Getaways You Won’t Want to Miss

    From patriotic parades to sunny beach destinations, don't miss these great, safe vacation getaways for Memorial Day weekend around the...

    15 Memorial Day Activities for the Whole Family

    There are lots of great ways to celebrate Memorial Day, even now when we're still trying to keep our distance...

    22 Best Memorial Day Movies to Commemorate the Holiday

    To honor the fallen this Memorial Day, add blockbusters about battles and the brave men and women of the Armed...

    35 Stores Open on Memorial Day This Year

    Unlike many other holidays, on Memorial Day most retail stores, restaurants, and shopping spots will actually be open. And these...

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    Memorial Day: When Is It and Why We Celebrate It

    It's not just the unofficial beginning of summer.

    60 American Flag Pictures That Will Make You Feel Patriotic

    Because every heart beats true under red, white, and blue.

    14 Memorial Day Furniture Sales You Can’t Miss

    Looking to upgrade your abode? This year’s Memorial Day sales will offer up to 70 percent off indoor and outdoor...

    17 Red, White, and Blue Memorial Day Decorations

    Kick off a star-spangled summer with these festive, inexpensive patriotic decorations.

    Memorial Day vs. Veterans Day: What’s the Difference?

    If you're not sure what the difference is between Memorial Day and Veterans Day, you're not alone. Here's what you...

    Here’s Why the Poppy Is a Symbol of Memorial Day

    Memorial Day poppies appear every year and raise funds for a great cause. But what is the history behind wearing...

    35 Patriotic Quotes to Honor America

    You'll be filled with American pride after reading these patriotic quotes.

    The Nicest Place in Michigan: Buchanan

    With Memorial Day parade cancelled, locals find another way to honor the troops.

    The Perfect Vacation for Every Week of Summer

    Don't let summer pass you by! These are the absolute best trips you can take to maximize your fun in...

    9 Secrets to Traveling Cheap, According to Travel Agents

    Whether you're a first-time traveler or a seasoned flyer, budgeting for a trip can be tricky: Do you splurge on...

    Heartwrenching: This Is What U.S. Soldiers Do to Honor Their Fallen Comrades Overseas

    Long before a fallen soldier's family hears the news, his comrades perform a solemn, powerful ceremony: the hero-ramp.

    Fast Finishing Touches for Food

    It's all in the food presentation: These simple finishing touches can transform basic dishes into something special.

    Video: Million Motorcycle Memorial

    This Memorial Day weekend, it's not just about an extra day off from work—these 6 small towns have already started...

    10 Amazing Burger Recipes

    Mouthwatering burger recipes you'll want to make again and again.

    5 Simple Memorial Day Weekend Home Projects

    Spruce up your home in one weekend.

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    Beach Gear You Didn’t Know You Needed

    When you head to the beach this summer, chances are you won’t forget your swimsuit, towel, and tote. But a...

    10 Picnic-Ready Potato Salad Recipes

    Take these on your next picnic.

    Potato Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil

    Everyone's favorite party food, this salad supplies plenty of vitamin C, courtesy of all three vegetables.

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    Avocado Potato Salad Recipe

    Avocado lovers will relish this hearty potato salad. A creamy herb dressing lightly coats generous portions of potato, avocado, onion...

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    Bacon and Gorgonzola Potato Salad

    Dressed in a rich, creamy sauce flavored with Gorgonzola cheese, chives and bacon, this potato salad is fantastic. Go ahead...

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    Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

    Sweet potatoes are ideal for grilling and, when topped with a potent vinaigrette, they make a winning side dish: sweet