Memorial Day 2018 On May 27 & 28, 2018, the Bank of America Plaza building will change its color to
light up red, white and blue in honor of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is an
American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men
and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.
Originally known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originated in the years
following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding
family gatherings and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning
of the summer season.