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Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery

  • Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, VA 22211 (map)

Please join us for the 2017 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 8:30AM 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:

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Note: earlier than previous years) 
7:00AM: Metro rail opens (system-wide)
7:00AM: ANC Welcome Center Screening Begins
7:45AM: Wreaths Across America Truck Convoy arrives
8:15AM: Opening Ceremoy at the Women in Miliary Service for American Memorial
8:30AM: Arlington National Cemetery Gates open
8:45AM : CAN GROUP PHOTO (allow time for crowds to clear/enter; CAN group to gather) 
9:15AM: Wreath laying begins across cemetery

To sponsor a wreath, visit:
Group ID number is: VA0010 


Earlier Event: December 9
DC Hokies Classy or Tacky Holiday Soiree
Later Event: December 28
Bowl Game Watch Party