Ceremony Requests Suspended

Beginning Jan. 23, ANC will suspend application requests for public ceremonies. Requests received prior to Jan. 22 will be processed. We will launch our new online scheduling tool in mid-February.

Published on: Sunday, January 22, 2023

#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.