Memorial Day is one of those tricky holidays that falls on a different date from year to year, but unlike Easter, which jumps all over the spring, Memorial Day is always on the last Monday in May.

Always on Monday, Memorial Day always gives you one of those coveted 3-day weekends. So when is Memorial Day 2011? This year, it's May 30th. Let's take a look at some ways you can celebrate.

Memorial Day is the American holiday that honors those who have given their lives in military service. Patriotic celebrations are popular, especially in Washington DC, with special ceremonies all over the city.