No Memorial Day Weekend plans? No prob. You still have a little time to plan. To make things easier for you, we have made a list of gay parties across America that offer something extra in honor of the Memorial Day holiday: be it a fabulous gathering in the park, a celeb-worthy pool blowout, a tasty food festival, or a deviant leather affair. From Miami to New York, we got you covered.
US beaches, parks full on Memorial Day weekend despite pandemic
Memorial Day - Wikipedia
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Pensacola's LGBT Memorial Day history has a place
To be sure, we will lay patriotic-themed wreaths or bouquets of peonies on the headstones of military veterans and others we hold dear. But like almost everything else in Florida, the coronavirus has upended this somber annual tradition. One of the ways Americans can pay their respects from a safe distance on Memorial Day is by flying the flag the way it is done at any other time of national mourning, at half-staff.
Memorial Day previously, but now seldom, called Decoration Day  is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The holiday was formerly observed on May 30 from to Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day to honor and mourn those who died while serving in the U.