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Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery

  • Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, VA 22211 (map)

Please join us for the 2016 Wreaths Across America wreath laying event at Arlington National Cemetery. All ages are welcome!

DC Hokies will meet in front of the McClellan Arch Gate located just off of Eisenhower Drive and then join the Capital Alumni Network (CAN) for a group photo around 9:30 a.m. Remember to wear your maroon and orange!

  • Dress accordingly to spend a few hours outside
  • We recommend bringing gardening or old gloves for handling wreaths
  • Plan to take the metro (parking is not available)

For more information about Wreaths Across America please visit

General schedule of events:

  • 7:00AM: Metro rail opens (system-wide)
  • 8:00AM: Arlington National Cemetery Gates open
  • 8:15-8:30AM: Wreaths Across America Truck Convoy arrives Arlington Cemetery Main Gate (time is approximate)
  • 9:30AM: Wreaths Across America Opening Ceremony (McClellan Gate)
  • 10:00AM: Wreath laying begins across cemetery