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Arlington National Cemetery to Host 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.


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Tips for Participating in “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.  We have provided a few tips to help you while you are on the grounds at our Nation’s Most Hallowed Shrine.


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Arlington National Cemetery Expects Thousands of Volunteers to Participate in Annual Wreaths Out Event

January 02, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA - Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will hold its annual removal of wreaths, known as Wreaths Out, Saturday, Jan. 19 beginning at 8 a.m.

Thousands of volunteers are expected to help remove the more than 245,000 wreaths placed Dec. 15 by approximately 60,000 volunteers.  The high volume of volunteers may create traffic congestion and delays on nearby streets and at the cemetery’s entrances.


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Wreaths Across America: Arlington National Cemetery Asks Family Pass Holders to Pre-Register for Parking

November 30, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA – In an effort to better manage access for family pass holders, beginning tomorrow, Dec. 1 at 9 a.m., Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is asking family pass holders to pre-register on its website at www.arlingtoncemetery.mil to reserve a space in its Welcome Center parking garage. 


Wreaths Across America: Volunteer Maps and Driving Directions

November 29, 2018

Click here PDF Icon for maps and recommended driving directions.

Click here PDF Icon for a map of publicly accessible restrooms.


Wreaths Across America: Major Changes to Cemetery Access this Year

November 27, 2018

No Vehicular Access on Arlington National Cemetery for Wreaths Across America Event


Public invited to celebrate Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery

November 01, 2018

WASHINGTON - The 65th annual National Veterans Day Observance, to honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. armed forces during war and peacetime, is scheduled to for Sunday, Nov. 11 at Arlington National Cemetery.