90+ Memorial Day Dad Jokes

Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember the brave men and women who have sacrificed their lives for our country. It’s a solemn occasion that deserves our utmost respect and gratitude.

But that doesn’t mean we can’t inject a little humor into the proceedings. And what better way to do that than with some good old-fashioned dad jokes? Here are a few Memorial Day dad jokes to lighten the mood and bring some levity to the day:

Funny Memorial Day Dad Jokes

1. What holiday does a bovine enjoy most?

Bovine Memorial Day.

2.  What advice did Nala give Simba upon witnessing a Memorial Day procession of military veterans?

“You must show your respect, Simba.”

3.  What’s the most enjoyable aspect of having Memorial Day as a holiday?

Three days to relax and unwind without any school tragedies.

4.  Why don’t knock knock jokes about America exist?

 Because liberty chimes!

5.  Do you know what kind of tree General Washington preferred?

 The infantry-tree!

6.  Can you recall which day Alzheimer’s patients forget?

Memorial Day might slip their minds.

7.  On Memorial Day, how do soldiers greet each other?

With a simple “hello!”

8.  What activities does the US partake in during Memorial Day weekend?

Likely the same things as every other weekend, attempting to conquer the world.

9.  If a soldier forgets Memorial Day, what might they say?

“Oh, darn!”

10.  What distinguishes Veterans Day from Memorial Day?

Memorial Day honors those who perished in wars, while Veterans Day pays tribute to those who survived.

11.  What’s the most enjoyable Memorial Day custom you partake in?

Accidentally staining your white pants with BBQ sauce.

12.  What do soldiers typically read on Memorial Day?

A periodical.

13.  What did the dad say to his son on Memorial Day?

“This is no day for show and tell, sonny.

14.  What did the Salute say to Mother’s Day?

I’m so proud of you!

15.  What did the baby firework say when it was born?

 “Crackle, I’m here!”

16.  What did the ocean say to the beach on Memorial Day?

 Nothing, it just waved!

Funny Memorial Day Dad Jokes

Dad Jokes Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom. It’s a solemn occasion, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still find a way to celebrate with a little bit of humor.

That’s where Memorial Day Dad Jokes come in! These silly puns and one-liners are sure to get a chuckle out of anyone, while still keeping the holiday spirit in mind. Here are some of our favorite Memorial Day Dad Jokes:

17.  Why is Memorial Day a relief?

Three consecutive days without a tragic incident at school.

18.  What’s the best way to honor a dead planet?

 By composing an obituary.

19.  What’s the similarity between a tick and the Eiffel Tower?

 They both represent Parisian landmarks.

20.  How do you describe a fish wearing a bowtie?

Sophisticated, or Sofishticated.

21.  What do sprinters do before a race?

They fast, and don’t eat anything.

22.  Where do you attend classes to learn to make a banana split?

Sundae school, of course.

23.  What has a higher letter count than the alphabet?

 The post office does!

24.  Did you get a haircut, Dad?

 No, I got all of them trimmed!

25.  What do you call a broken Santa Claus?

St. Nickel-less, unfortunately.

26.  What did the beach say to Memorial Day?

 “Have a wave and enjoy your holiday!”

27.  Why did the flag fly higher on Memorial Day?

 Because it was at half-mast.

28.  Why don’t cannibals eat roast beef on Memorial Day?

Because they’ve already eaten their relatives!

29.  What do you call a dad who falls out of an airplane?

 A detached paratrooper!

30.  What did the firecracker say on Memorial Day?

 I’m just popping in to pay my respects.

31.  What did the ocean say to the beach on Memorial Day?

 Nothing, it just waved!

32.  What did the ocean say to Memorial Day?

 Nothing, it just waved!

33.  What did the ocean say to the beach on Memorial Day?

 Nothing, it just waved!

34.  What did the dad say when his sons got in trouble at school on Memorial Day?

“Don’t forget, they were our founding fathers!”

35.  Why don’t soldiers ever order dessert in a restaurant?

 Because they already get plenty of “shots” and “shellfire.”

36.  Why did the chicken cross its fingers before Memorial Day?

 I was hoping for a drumstick!

Best Dad Jokes Memorial Day

As Memorial Day approaches, many of us are preparing for a long weekend filled with friends, family, and of course, good food. But let’s not forget the real reason for this holiday to honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

In the spirit of celebrating and remembering, In this section we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Memorial Day dad jokes. These jokes are sure to put a smile on your face and maybe even make you groan a little.

37.  Why did the dad grill up a flag on Memorial Day?

 He wanted to see if it was still ‘star spangled delicious!’

38.  What did one flag say to the other on Memorial Day?

 Nothing, it just waved!

39.  Why did the scarecrow get a promotion?

Because he was outstanding in his field!

40.  Why don’t they make a memorial day for dads?

 Because it would be called Father’s Day!

41.  Why don’t scientists trust atoms?

 Because they make up everything!

42.  What did the hamburger name his son?


43.  What did the cornstalk say to the tomato?

 Quit stalking me! Happy Memorial Day

44.  What did the dad say to his kids on Memorial Day?

Let’s remember what we’re celebrating!

45.  What did the one flag say to the other on Memorial Day?

 Nothing, it just waved!

46.  Why don’t skeletons ever go swimming?

 Because they don’t have the guts!

47.  What did the dad say on Memorial Day?

 “What a re-memorable day!”

48.  What did the dad say when he put his foot in the barbecue?

 Hey these ribs are al dente!

49.  What did the sassy patriotic dad say to his kids on Memorial Day?

 I Pledge Allegiance To The Puns Of Fatherhood!

50.  What did the emu say to its dad on Memorial Day?

“Thanks for all your hard work!”

51.  What do you call a dad who’s really into flowers?

 A dandy-lion!

Funny Memorial Day Jokes

52.  Why don’t football players get Memorial Day off?

 Because they already use their hands!

53.  Why don’t cannibals like to eat hot dogs on Memorial Day?

 Because they taste better with ketchup and mustard.

54.  What did the stocking say to his dad on Memorial Day?

a “sock-umentary” of appreciation!

55.  Why don’t ants go to the movies on Memorial Day?

 Because they forgot their popcorn!

56.  What was General Washington’s favorite type of warfare?


57.  Why can’t you take the balloon to your Memorial Day picnic?

 Because it will fly away!

58.  What did the hamburger say to the hotdog on Memorial Day?

 Let’s ketchup and relish this holiday!

59.  Why did the ogre go to his friend’s Memorial Day party?

To get a (K)rilla of beer!

60.  Why did the hamburger go to the Memorial Day party?

Because he was a ‘weiner.’

61.  What did Abe Lincoln say on Memorial Day?

 “Four score and seven barbecues ago!”

Funny Memorial Day Jokes

62.  What did Abraham Lincoln say to the crowd on Memorial Day?

 He said, “Four score and seven beers ago!”

63.  What did the ocean say to US Memorial Day celebrations?

 “Nothing, it was just waving!”

64.  Why did the chicken cross the battlefield?

 To get to the other side and have a Memorial Day barbecue!

65.  What did the hamburger say after it crossed the finish line in a Memorial Day race?

“Beefeater, I made it!”

66.  What was an elephant’s favorite song to belt out on Memorial Day weekend?

 “Born Free”

67.  What do ghosts serve on Memorial Day?

 Grave-y Burgers!

68.  What did the guy say when his Memorial Day BBQ got rained out?

 Oh Frying, I thought it was supposed to be a sunny day!

69.  What did the beach say when it saw all the people arriving for Memorial Day?

 It waved hello!

70.  Why did the chicken try to cross the Memorial Day BBQ?

 To get to the other side-dish!

71.  Why don’t veterans ever forget Memorial Day?

 Because it’s engraved in their memory!

Short Memorial Day Dad Jokes

72.”Why don’t we tell secrets on Memorial Day? Because they’re classified!”

73.”What do you call a patriotic insect on Memorial Day? An ‘Ameri-can’!”

74.”Memorial Day is like laundry day for flags – they all come out for a good wash!”

75.”Why did the scarecrow get an award on Memorial Day? Because he was ‘outstanding’ in his field!”

76.”Why did the computer bring a flag to the Memorial Day parade? It wanted to byte the patriotic bug!”

77.”Why do we love Memorial Day barbecues? Because they’re grilliant!”

78.”What did the flag say to the wind on Memorial Day? ‘You blow me away!'”

Memorial Day Kid Jokes

Certainly! Here are some kid-friendly Memorial Day jokes:

79.Why did the flag bring a chair to the Memorial Day parade? Because it wanted to take a seat and watch!

80.What do you call a snowman on Memorial Day? A puddle!

81.What did the patriotic bicycle say on Memorial Day? “I’m wheel-y excited for the parade!”

82.Why did the teddy bear wear a tiny flag on Memorial Day? Because it wanted to be “bear-y” patriotic!

83.What do you call a Memorial Day celebration in the ocean? A “sea”-lebration!

84.How does a dog show its patriotism on Memorial Day? It barks out the national anthem!

85.Why did the tomato turn red on Memorial Day? Because it saw the salad dressing!

Memorial Day Riddles and Jokes

Certainly! Here are some Memorial Day riddles and jokes:

86.Riddle: What’s red, white, and blue and waves at the end of a parade?
Joke: A flag with good manners!

87.Riddle: What do you get when you cross a soldier and a picnic table on Memorial Day?
Joke: A “table”-top salute!

88.Riddle: Why did the Memorial Day barbecue invite all the condiments?
Joke: Because it wanted to “ketchup” on some old friends!

89.Riddle: What do you call a patriotic insect on Memorial Day?
Joke: An “Ameri-can”!

Memorial Day Riddles and Jokes

90.Riddle: What did one American flag say to the other on Memorial Day?
Joke: “You raise me up!”

91.Riddle: What’s the favorite game at Memorial Day picnics?
Joke: “Capture the Franks and Beans!”

92.Riddle: Why did the drummer bring earplugs to the Memorial Day parade?
Joke: Because he heard it was going to be a “blast”!

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Final Words

While these jokes may not be the most sophisticated or high-brow, they serve as a reminder that humor and laughter can bring people together, even during difficult times.

So, whether you’re spending Memorial Day with loved ones or taking a moment to reflect on the sacrifices made by our service members, let’s not forget to appreciate the moments of joy and levity in our lives. And most importantly, let’s honor and remember those who have given everything for our country. Happy Memorial Day!

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