In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. The United States Army also celebrates the U.S. Army Birthdays on this date, Congress adopted "the American continental army" after reaching a consensus position in the Committee of the Whole on June 14, 1775.In 1916,President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. In August 1946, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress.
Hundreds of flag-waving participants from NYC schools and organizations such as the NYPD, FDNY, and various historic societies march through Lower Manhattan to celebrate Flag Day, with a parade beginning at City Hall and concluding with festivities in front of Fraunces Tavern.
Sunday, June 14, 2018. Parade Begins: 12:00pm | Cruising: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
In celebration of Flag Day, join us for an evening of children's activities, arts and crafts, face painting, entertainment, music, refreshments, and giveaways!
Sunday, June 14, 2018.
Time ; 5 pm – 8 pm
Price ; Free
Ph ; (718) 318-4000