Memorial Day
Follow the latest Memorial Day news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
4 months ago

Canceled flights mar first weekend of summer for travelers

The unofficial start of summer is offering a troubling look at what lies ahead for travelers during the peak vacation season
4 months ago
Canceled flights mar first weekend of summer for travelers
4 months ago

President Biden honors veterans on Memorial Day

Plus, new video and 911 calls from Uvalde shooting, tips and tricks for summer travel and Queen Elizabeth to commemorates 70 years on the throne.
4 months ago
President Biden honors veterans on Memorial Day
4 months ago

Biden marks Memorial Day with wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery

Later, he and families of the fallen plant a magnolia tree at the White House.
4 months ago
Biden marks Memorial Day with wreath-laying at Arlington National Cemetery
4 months ago

Best Memorial Day sales to shop right now

From appliances to clothing, ABC News’ Becky Worley breaks down which retailers are offering the biggest discounts on items for the holiday.
4 months ago
Best Memorial Day sales to shop right now
4 months ago

Millions of Memorial Day travelers head home amid record gas prices

ABC News’ Victor Oquendo shares tips on how to find the best and worst times to hit the road and how to save money at the pump for travelers heading home after the holiday weekend.
4 months ago
Millions of Memorial Day travelers head home amid record gas prices
4 months ago

Hundreds of flights canceled for Memorial Day travelers

Delta Airlines, which saw the most cancellations, said the issues stemmed from bad weather and “air traffic control actions.”
4 months ago
Hundreds of flights canceled for Memorial Day travelers
4 months ago

Poppy Wall returns to Washington for Memorial Day, blooming in honor of fallen service members

The USAA Poppy Wall of Honor -- honoring the more than 645,000 Americans who have been killed in military service -- returned to the National Mall for Memorial Day
4 months ago
Poppy Wall returns to National Mall for Memorial Day
4 months ago

Millions of Americans on the move for Memorial Day

Two thousand flights have been canceled since Friday.
4 months ago
Millions of Americans on the move for Memorial Day
4 months ago

Best deals for Memorial Day sales

ABC News' Becky Worley shares tips for hunting down this weekend's best deals.
4 months ago
Best deals for Memorial Day sales
4 months ago

More Memorial Day travel expected, despite high gas prices

Pandemic-weary U.S. residents are confronting high gas prices as they decide whether to travel this Memorial Day weekend
4 months ago
More Memorial Day travel expected, despite high gas prices
4 months ago

Best Memorial Day sales to shop amid rising inflation and shortages

Despite supply chain shortages and inflation concerns, there are still great deals to find on summer items this weekend if you know where to look.
4 months ago
Best Memorial Day sales to shop amid rising inflation and shortages
1 year ago

Audio cut in speech on Black people’s role in Memorial Day

Organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony in Ohio turned off the featured speaker’s microphone when a former Army officer began recalling how freed Black slaves honored fallen soldiers after the Civil War
1 year ago
1 year ago

US celebrates Memorial Day, 1st holiday after vaccine rollout

Over the weekend, an estimated 34 million people traveled and more 7 million people were screened at airports between Thursday and Sunday. There were about 135,000 fans at the Indy 500.
1 year ago
US celebrates Memorial Day, 1st holiday after vaccine rollout
1 year ago

Americans remember the fallen on Memorial Day

At Arlington National Cemetery, service members placed flags at each of the 260,000 headstones in honor of the lives lost. Across the country, people paused to honor those who died in combat.
1 year ago
Americans remember the fallen on Memorial Day
1 year ago

Honoring our nations’ fallen heroes

Representative Mark Takano discusses what Congress is doing to support those who have served our country.
1 year ago
Honoring our nations’ fallen heroes
1 year ago

Biden honors war dead at Arlington, implores nation to heal

President Joe Biden has honored America's war dead at Arlington National Cemetery
1 year ago
1 year ago

Thousands of motorcycles ride for veterans

Thousands of motorcycle riders rolled through Washington, D.C., to raise awareness about issues facing American veterans.
1 year ago
Thousands of motorcycles ride for veterans
1 year ago

Navy SEAL, Green Beret killed in Afghanistan, leaving Marine brother 'Sole Survivor'

As the sole survivor, Beau Wise was told he would not be put in harms way -- the only service member to be kept from combat in the Afghanistan war for such a reason.
1 year ago
Navy SEAL, Green Beret killed in Afghanistan, leaving Marine brother 'Sole Survivor'
1 year ago

Memorial Day sales

Big discounts and bargains are available for those shopping this Memorial Day weekend.
1 year ago
Memorial Day sales
1 year ago

Memorial Day weekend sales

Lifestyle expert Valerie Greenberg is here with the lowdown on all the deep discounts.
1 year ago
Memorial Day weekend sales
1 year ago

Military families face growing food insecurity

ABC News’ MaryAlice Parks reports on food insecurity among military families and efforts by advocates and lawmakers to address the problem, which has worsened during the pandemic.
1 year ago
Military families face growing food insecurity
1 year ago

Our troops need more than a salute this Memorial Day. They need food.

Americans are used to showing their patriotism on Memorial Day, but experts say this holiday many of the nation’s troops need more than a salute -- ​they need food.
1 year ago
Our troops need more than a salute this Memorial Day. They need food.
1 year ago

Gas prices hit a 7-year high as Memorial Day travel begins

There are high volumes of car traffic and airline passengers as people travel for Memorial Day weekend.
1 year ago
Gas prices hit a 7-year high as Memorial Day travel begins
1 year ago

Flags placed at Arlington Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day

U.S. military service members placed flags at gravestones in Arlington National Ceremony in Virginia to mark Memorial Day.
1 year ago
Flags placed at Arlington Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day
1 year ago

Thunderbirds rehearse before Memorial Day show

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds squadron rehearsed ahead of their Memorial Day weekend show at Jones Beach State Park in New York.
1 year ago
Thunderbirds rehearse before Memorial Day show
1 year ago

US sees its busiest travel season since start of pandemic

More than 37 million people are expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend.
1 year ago
US sees its busiest travel season since start of pandemic
1 year ago

Gas prices surge as millions hit the road for holiday weekend

Tips to avoid traffic and what to expect on the road and in the air over Memorial Day weekend.
1 year ago
Gas prices surge as millions hit the road for holiday weekend
1 year ago

Heavy traffic times, high gas prices expected for Memorial Day travelers

Americans hitting the road over the long weekend can expect to see the highest gas prices in seven years and for travel time to take at least 20% longer than normal, according to experts.
1 year ago
Heavy traffic times, high gas prices expected for Memorial Day travelers
1 year ago

Flying over Memorial Day? Expect long lines at airports

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says people traveling for Memorial Day weekend should be patient because there will be long lines at U.S. airports
1 year ago
1 year ago

Blockbuster movies make a return to theaters on Memorial Day weekend

Major releases, like “Cruella" and “A Quiet Place 2,” will make their cinema debut during the holiday weekend, marking the start of the first summer blockbuster season since the pandemic began.
1 year ago
Blockbuster movies make a return to theaters on Memorial Day weekend
1 year ago

DHS Secretary talks Memorial Day travel surge

With 2.5 million Americans expected to fly over the long holiday weekend, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas shares how the spike in travel could affect your airport experience.
1 year ago
DHS Secretary talks Memorial Day travel surge
1 year ago

Memorial Day travel surge expected to reach record post-pandemic numbers

More than 37 million Americans are expected to take to the roads and skies in the busiest holiday weekend in over a year.
1 year ago
Memorial Day travel surge expected to reach record post-pandemic numbers
1 year ago

Beware of shipping delays ahead Memorial Day sales

The long holiday weekend is known for its major deals, but product shortages to backlogs at shipping outposts like FedEx could hamper the delivery time of your orders.
1 year ago
Beware of shipping delays ahead Memorial Day sales
1 year ago

Millions expected to travel for Memorial Day weekend

TSA tells ABC News it estimates at least 6 million travelers over the long holiday weekend, which would be the first time the number would reach that high since the start of the pandemic.
1 year ago
Millions expected to travel for Memorial Day weekend
1 year ago

Memorial Day gas prices expected to be highest since 2014: AAA

Taking to the road over Memorial Day weekend? Experts say gas prices will be around $3 per gallon -- the highest since the 2014 holiday weekend, according to AAA.
1 year ago
Gas prices on Memorial Day weekend expected to be highest in 7 years -- here's why
1 year ago

Start shopping now to score best Memorial Day deals

Becky Worley reports on the biggest deals to look out for ahead of Memorial Day weekend.
1 year ago
Start shopping now to score best Memorial Day deals
1 year ago

Airports prepare for major travel numbers ahead of Memorial Day weekend

As COVID-19 cases decline across the country, many U.S. residents going through New York will be able to receive vaccinations flying in and out of airports across the state.
1 year ago
Airports prepare for major travel numbers ahead of Memorial Day weekend
1 year ago

Hottest travel trends for Memorial Day weekend

Condé Nast Traveler editor Jesse Ashlock shares some last-minute travel ideas for the holiday weekend.
1 year ago
Hottest travel trends for Memorial Day weekend
2 years ago

Trump honors fallen service members in Memorial Day speech

President Donald Trump honored both fallen troops as well as service members currently fighting the coronavirus or what he called, "the invisible enemy."
2 years ago
Trump honors fallen service members in Memorial Day speech
2 years ago

Staying in? How to watch Memorial Day events being livestreamed this year

Here is how to watch some of the Memorial Day ceremonies and events being streamed online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2 years ago
How to watch Memorial Day events being livestreamed this year
2 years ago

VIRUS DIARY: A Memorial Day visit, altered but not stopped

I won’t be visiting Adam this Memorial Day weekend. COVID-19 is seeing to that.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings

In the Tampa area, the crowds were so big that authorities closed parking lots because they were full
2 years ago
Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings
2 years ago

Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the cornavirus pandemic
2 years ago
2 years ago

Car convoys, small ceremonies mark Memorial Day in New York

New Yorkers are marking Memorial Day with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of parades, as those looking to honor fallen military members have to contend with coronavirus restrictions
2 years ago
Car convoys, small ceremonies to mark Memorial Day in NYC
2 years ago

How to score Memorial Day sales on items for home office, kitchen

"Good Housekeeping" style director Lori Bergamotto joins “GMA” with big bargains that can revamp your home office, upgrade your kitchen and help you have fun in the sun.
2 years ago
How to score Memorial Day sales on items for home office, kitchen
2 years ago

Memorial Day ceremonies begin

Heartfelt tributes are underway from coast to coast. ABC News' Trevor Ault reports.
2 years ago
Memorial Day ceremonies begin
2 years ago

Airports, roads less crowded this Memorial Day weekend

TSA says it screened nearly 350,000 passengers on May 22, the highest number of screenings since March 22, 2020, but still down 88% from this time last year.
2 years ago
Airports, roads less crowded this Memorial Day weekend
2 years ago

Military families share Memorial Day with nation mourning coronavirus losses

The president ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor coronavirus victims as military families share Memorial Day with the nation.
2 years ago
Military families share Memorial Day with nation mourning coronavirus losses
2 years ago

What to shop for this Memorial Day

GMA’s Becky Worley shares tips on the best sales and discounts offered over the holiday weekend.
2 years ago
What to shop for this Memorial Day
2 years ago

Remembering our veterans on Memorial Day

Americans are finding new ways to honor service members during the coronavirus pandemic.
2 years ago
Remembering our veterans on Memorial Day