#Tomb100 Event Participation: What to Know

Planning to come to the cemetery on Veterans Day, November 11? Please read the following.  

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Joint Honors Procession and Flyover: November 11, 9:00 a.m.

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•  Free and open to the public; no tickets required. 
•  You must be on the procession route (inside the cemetery) no later than 8:45 a.m. 
•  The route is ADA-accessible and stroller-friendly. 
•  This event will take place rain or shine. 
•  Memorial Avenue and Eisenhower Drive will be closed for short periods of time to accommodate the procession. 
•  Click here for a map of the procession route
•  Masks are required in all indoor spaces at the cemetery, including restrooms. 

Presidential Armed Forces Wreath Ceremony and National Veterans Day Observance: November 11 

•  Due to COVID protocols, this event is INVITATION-ONLY.   

•  The events will be livestreamed at the following links: 

Wreath Laying Ceremony, 11 a.m.–11:30 a.m:  www.dvidshub.net/webcast/27489 

Veterans Day Memorial Amphitheater Observance, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m:  www.dvidshub.net/webcast/27487

•  A virtual program may also be viewed on social media @ArlingtonNatl. 

Public Access, Parking and Traffic Information: November 9-11 

•   All visitors must have a government-issued ID for access. Cemetery entrances include:

-  Ord and Weitzel Gate (pedestrians only)
-  123 Service Complex (pedestrians only)
-  Old Post Chapel Gate (family pass holder vehicle access/general public pedestrian access)
-  Memorial Ave (family pass holder vehicle access)
-  Welcome Center (pedestrian access)
Click here for the cemetery map

•   Expect delays in and around the cemetery, to include road closures in the immediate areas.

•   Family pass holders will not be authorized to drive in the cemetery near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier or park on nearby streets.

•   Presentation of a family pass for your loved one’s grave location will be required when driving near Memorial Amphitheater.