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FAQ Topic: Veterans Ceremonies

When is Veterans Day Observed?

When November 11 falls on a weekday, Government Offices and Public Schools are closed on the true Veterans Day.  If the 11th falls on a Saturday, Government Offices and Public Schools may be closed the preceding Friday.  The years that November 11th falls on a Sunday, Government Offices and Public Schools are almost always closed … Continued

What is Veterans Day?

Veterans Day is a U.S. federal holiday, observed annually on November 11, to honor the service of all U.S. Armed Forces, from all eras. Read More About the History of Veterans Day

What Patriotic Observances are held in Danvers?

The links below provide the history behind each Patriotic Observance. Flag Day, June 14th Independence Day, July 4 Memorial Day, last Monday of May September 11th Veterans Day, November 11th

What is the Difference Between Veterans Day and Memorial Day?

Both holidays were established to recognize and honor the men and women who have worn the uniform of the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday in May, was originally set aside as a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, … Continued

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