How to Grow Your Business during Flag Day

Alexandra Cantos
Alexandra Cantos
Flag Day is celebrated every year on June 14, as a commemoration of the adoption of the flag that happened in 1777. Flag Day is not a federal holiday, but the week in which June 14 comes in, is counted as the Flag Day Week. You can use this time to grow your business. Here is how.

Know Your Target Audience

The first thing that you should know is your target audience. If you are targeting senior citizens, then you can email them about any ongoing promotions. However, if you are targeting younger people, then using social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest and Twitter is a good idea.


You can collaborate with other businesses to give incentives to your customers.  You can split the cost and profits equally with them.

Give Freebies

Everyone loves free stuff. Your main goal should be find something unique and inexpensive, which is associated with Flag Day and your business.

Flag Day Marketing Ideas

  • Hang a flag outside your business to let your customers know that you are celebrating National Flag Week.
  • You can keep little treats for all the visitors like cupcakes with an American flag on it.
  • Host a party and the theme should be around Flag Day.
  • Offer discounts to customers on June 14th.
  • If you are in the restaurant business, then you can offer free drinks and desserts for one week. This will surely get you a lot of business.

Social Media Posts

You can create social media posts on all the social media posts to let the people know that you are celebrating Flag Day, and there are a lot of incentives for people who will visit your business during this time.

Offer Discounts and Sales

Who doesn’t want discounts and sales? You can offer buy one get one free offer, or can have 50% discount on specific accounts.


Contests are another way in which you can get a lot of customers that will help you in expanding your business. Some of the contest ideas include:

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  • Fancy dress contest.
  • Baking contest.


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