News

Arlington Cemetery Metro Station Closed as of February 13

February 11, 2021

Beginning on Saturday, February 13, the Arlington Cemetery Metro station will be closed for platform reconstruction and station improvements. The closure is expected to last through mid-May. A free shuttle bus between the Rosslyn and Pentagon Metro stations will stop at the cemetery during operating hours. 


#ANCTUS100 Resource Guide

February 09, 2021

Arlington National Cemetery is pleased to present the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration Resource Guide. The guide is a one-stop resource for official DoD and ANC news and information regarding the commemorative program and events. The guide, which will be updated regularly, contains historic photographs, a program of events, media request forms, FAQs, key messages, feature stories and other stakeholder information for use or reprint.   


Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration

January 28, 2021

Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) announces the Department of Defense’s yearlong Tomb of the Unknown Soldier centennial commemoration. 


Arlington National Cemetery Closed on Inauguration Day, January 20th

January 28, 2021

Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) announces the cemetery and the parking garage will be closed to the public on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021.


Martin Luther King Jr. Day Hours of Operation at Arlington National Cemetery

January 15, 2021

Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will be open to the public on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 18, during normal operating hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Arlington National Cemetery Closed to General Public January 7-9, 2021 for Wreaths-Out Event

January 05, 2021

ARLINGTON, VA – Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will close from Thursday, January 7 through Saturday, January 9 in order to safely conduct the removal and recovery of approximately 267,000 wreaths which honored our nation’s heroes and their family members this past December.


Arlington National Cemetery Photographic 2020 Year in Review

January 05, 2021

Amid the COVID pandemic, Arlington National Cemetery continued our primary mission of laying to rest those few who have served our nation with dignity and honor, while immersing guests in the cemetery’s living history. Please enjoy a few of our favorite moments of 2020 at Arlington National Cemetery: https://www.flickr.com/photos/arlingtonnatl/albums/72157717157233606/.  


Arlington National Cemetery Announces VIRTUAL National Wreath Day Event

December 16, 2020

ARLINGTON, VA – This year, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will hold its National Wreath Day event via Facebook Live on December 19, beginning at 9:00 a.m. The virtual event, featured on ANC’s Facebook page, will showcase the past week’s wreath placements. It will include vista views of gravesites decorated with wreaths, interesting historical facts about the cemetery, beautiful images from the week’s activities and live video of the final placement of wreaths inside the cemetery.


WAA Family Pass Holder Information: Update 12/16/2020

December 16, 2020

For the remainder of the week of December 16-19, Arlington National Cemetery will be closed to the general public. Family pass holders ONLY will be welcome to visit their loved one’s grave and to lay a personal wreath or floral tribute from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Wreaths Across America: Family Pass Holder Information

December 11, 2020

During the week of December 13-19, the cemetery will be closed to the general public. On Sunday, December 13, family pass holders ONLY will be welcomed to lay a Wreath Across America (WAA) wreath at their loved ones’ graves from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.