On April 25, the last Sunday of the month, the Vendôme column will be decorated with tricolor flags for the national day of remembrance of the victims and heroes of the Deportation.It will be again on May 8, 9 and 10 to commemorate the victory of May 8, 1945, and the abolition of slavery in metropolitan France (May 10), as well as to celebrate Europe Day (May 9).

In total over a calendar year, the monument is decorated sixteen times, to mark sixteen days of commemoration: in addition to the four days mentioned above, the column is tricolored on the second Sunday of May, May 27, June 8 and 18, July 14 and 16, August 25, September 25, October 27 in even-numbered years only, November 11, December 5 and March 19.