Celebrate Our Fallen on Memorial Day

Celebrate Our Fallen on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a special day to remember the heroic act of our brave soldiers and we want to celebrate it into a memorable one. Here are some ideas for you and your family.

While no holiday is more closely associated with summer than Independence Day, Memorial Day is the holiday most people associate with warm weather. By the time this day, dedicated to the memory of fallen heroes comes around, spring has sprung and winter has said goodbye for the next few months. This National Holiday gives Americans a chance to reflect upon the men and women who so diligently defend the freedoms we sometimes take for granted.

Memorial Day Celebration

Memorial Day marks the start of BBQ season for most people, and they marvel at the

USA Memorial Day concept of red remembrance poppy on dark blue - Go Living Healthy

USA Memorial Day concept of red remembrance poppy

chance to wipe the cobwebs from the grill and display their cooking skills for their loved ones. This is one of the busiest travel weekends of the year because people like to take the extended time off to spend with family. While the opportunity to converse and catch up is a thrill to the adults, keeping the children entertained outside can pose a bit of a challenge. The weather can be ideal for a many outdoor activities which are sure to keep everyone entertained. One great idea for a Memorial Day celebration is a backyard carnival featuring several exciting games and rides.

Celebrate American Freedom on Memorial Day

Children don’t understand the intricacies of bureaucracy and the sacrifices made by the men and women in the armed forces who passed away to protect our great nation. However, these values can be instilled in them at a young age by positive association. An annual opportunity to frolic and romp through an inflatable paradise is enough to make any child appreciate Memorial Day even if they don’t realize why it’s so important. Inflatable bounce houses are obviously a great way to keep smaller children entertained, but inflatable obstacle courses and climbing walls can keep people of virtually any age occupied. Inflatable sports games and obstacle courses can challenge the teens. With a little creativity, this Memorial Day celebration could be the event that everyone will cherish for years to come.

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Korean War Memorial

By adding a few concession stands for popcorn and snow cones, an event coordinator could completely transform any area into a temporary Memorial Day carnival. From ferris wheels to swing rides and trackless trains, nearly everything needed to host the ultimate celebration can be rented for as little as a single day.

The reason people celebrate Memorial Day is to pay homage to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom. This is why we should take at least one day out of the year to indulge in the liberties we have so that we don’t take them for granted. By paying homage to the fallen for this one day out of the year, it lets our soldiers deployed across the world know how much we appreciate everything they do. Keep this in mind this Memorial Day as you celebrate being a citizen of the greatest country in the world, and show your appreciation for the brave men and women who make it possible.

We Thank Our Children for their service, Family Members, Friends and all Americans who are serving and who served to ensure our freedom.

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