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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration Public Flower Ceremony

Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM
1 Memorial Ave. Arlington, VA 22211

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Be a part of history! Arlington National Cemetery invites you to participate in the 100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

• November 9 and 10 with flower placement from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00.p.m.

• Complimentary flowers will be given to those who wish to walk on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Plaza and pay their respects by placing a flower at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

• This is a rare opportunity for the public to walk next to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a privilege only given to the Sentinels of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, “The Old Guard.”

• This event will take place rain or shine.

• Trams will be available free of charge in order to assist them in reaching the Memorial Amphitheater to partake in the ceremony.

• Historians will be on site to answer questions and provide interpretative discussions for everyone.

• Please visit for details regarding entrance and security requirements.

• Registration is required.