Change in Hours for Wreaths Across America

Gates open at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 16. See news article below for more information. 

Hours of Operation for Funeral Services and Visitation


A visitor placing a wreath at the Challenger Memorial

Funeral services are held Monday through Friday, except federal holidays, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday services are also available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for placements and services for cremated remains that do not require military honors or military chaplain support.

Family members and others attending the service should arrive at the cemetery 45 minutes prior to the scheduled service time. Families will not be allowed entry into the cemetery earlier than one hour prior to the scheduled service.

Everyone attending funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery must provide their own transportation from the Administration Building or chapel to the final resting place (the gravesite or niche location).

Hours of Operation for Gravesite Visitation:

The cemetery is open year-round (365 days) for gravesite visitation.

  • October 1 through March 31: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • April 1 through September 30: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To request or coordinate funeral services, please call 1-877-907-8585.