News

National Association of Landscape Professionals 23rd annual Renewal & Remembrance event

July 12, 2019
Landscape Industry Honors Our Nation’s Fallen Heroes with Day of Service at Arlington National Cemetery Hundreds of landscape professionals and veterans will convene to further beautify the grounds during the 23rd annual Renewal & Remembrance event.

James R. Tanner Amphitheater reopens after historic restoration

June 12, 2019

The James R. Tanner Amphitheater, near Arlington House, has reopned to the public after years of assessment and restoration. 


Arlington National Cemetery to Treat Marble Headstones in Section 33

June 10, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – This weekend the cemetery applied a solution to approximately 9,700 headstones in Section 33 of Arlington National Cemetery. The purpose of the treatment is to impede the growth of dark microorganisms on the marble.


Arlington National Cemetery Immediately Begins Clean-Up Following Damaging Storm During Annual Flags-In Event

May 24, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA - Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) caretakers and horticulture staff are working quickly and diligently to recover from yesterday’s intense storm and restore the cemetery’s beautiful grounds for the Memorial Day weekend.   


National Memorial Day Observance scheduled for May 27

May 20, 2019

Click here  for news release. The annual 151st National Memorial Day Observance to honor America’s fallen military service members is scheduled for Monday, May 27 at Arlington National Cemetery.


Memorial Day Media Advisory

May 20, 2019

Click here  for full media advisory. National Memorial Day Events at Arlington National Cemetery. Media interested in covering the observance must register by 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23.


Arlington National Cemetery Easter Sunrise Service April 21

February 15, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – Arlington National Cemetery will host its annual Easter Sunrise Service April 21, 2019 at 6:30 a.m. in the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater.


Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Amphitheater Renovation Project Underway

February 15, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – Over the next several years, Arlington National Cemetery is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and various offices of the National Park Service to achieve a comprehensive exterior preservation of the Memorial Amphitheater. The preservation work, started in 2014, is being done in anticipation of the Centennial Observance of the burial of the Unknown Solider in 2021.


Arlington National Cemetery to Begin Renovation of Administration Building

February 14, 2019

In an effort to improve services and the visitor experience for funeral attendees, family members, and our employees, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will begin an 18-month renovation of its Administration Building beginning April 4 The renovation project will update, repair and refurbish the building, which was constructed in 1976.


Parking Tips for “Wreaths Out” at Arlington National Cemetery

January 04, 2019

Thank you for your interest in volunteering during the “Wreaths Out” Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.  Please follow the following parking requirements for a safe event.


Wreaths Out