The third Monday of February is celebrated as President’s Day in the United States. Although it is designed to honor all the American Presidents, the focal point is on George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The birthday of the former falls on the third Monday of February but most states celebrate it as President’s Day.
Looking to spend the long weekend with your family? There are so many activities that you can do President’s Day. Here are some suggestions on how you can go about celebrating the event:
Attend the Birthnight Ball
Alexandria, Virginia serves as the host of the Birthnight Ball for several years already the way George Washington did. Make your way to the Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and watch costumed actors and perform the Virginia line dance. Plus, you can have an opportunity to taste 18th century influenced personalized food items.
Play Games With Kids
President’s Day is also a great opportunity to teach children about presidents. You can gather together kids and play various games such as trivia, guessing games, or play promotional puzzles by matching the picture with the name of president.
Visit Historical Sites
Organize a tour group and visit various historical sites related to presidents such as Gettysburg and Mount Rushmore. To spend the time, you can arrange various activities significant to the site you are visiting. For example, in Gettysburg, you can have the participants write down the Gettysburg Address on corporate notepads (See samples) and recite it in their own way.
Shop Your Heart Away
Experience Black Friday shopping during the President’s Day sale. Tag along your friends and buy discounted items in one of the best shopping days of the year. Make sure you have your wallets and credit cards so you can grab hold of low-priced items from various establishments. Before you know it, you could find your customizable cheap drawstring bags filled with clothes, jewelries, gadgets, and others.
If you happen to be in Washington or in DC, there is plenty of reasons for you to enjoy Presidents Day using promotional products Washington dc.
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