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FREE, ticketed event and Group Friendly

Celebrating America’s Army is a FREE concert event, however tickets are recommended. Free tickets are available for all three concerts. Whether you're an individual, a family, or a group, please feel free to join us for a fun-filled, patriotic evening with your United States Army.


Weather


Unfortunately, if there is inclement weather, the concert will be cancelled.

Seating


Seating will be general admission and available on first-come, first-served basis.

Day of Show

For all three shows, doors will open at 6:30 p.m.; approximately 60 minutes before show time. There will be 100% access/security screening upon entrance of concert at Memorial Drive. Please note that large bags/backpacks will NOT be allowed at the show. Other prohibited items include: pyrotechnics (fireworks to include sparklers); alcohol; grills; laser pointers; or chairs.

Patrons may bring the following items:

  • daiper bags
  • strollers
  • blankets
  • sitting cushions
  • cameras
  • cell phones

Parking

 

Limited paid parking will be available to visitors, accessible from Memorial Avenue at the Arlington National Cemetery parking garage. Arlington National Cemetery has installed an automated parking pay system. There are two methods of payment available: automated parking pay system for the two lower passenger car exits is CREDIT CARD ONLY or a parking attendant on site for cash payment on the upper level. The parking procedures are:

  1. Take a ticket from ticket dispenser upon entering the garage.
  2. Keep your ticket with you when you exit your vehicle
  3. CREDIT CARD ONLY pay stations are located in the parking facility exit lanes.
  4. Once your ticker is paid, you will have 20 minutes to exit the parking facility with your receipt ticket.
  5. If you lose your ticket you must obtain and pay for a lost ticket on the upper level. Lost tickets are subject to the "7-8 Hour" daily charge.
  6. http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/Visit/Getting-Here/Parking

 


Public Transportation


Arlington National Cemetery is located across the Memorial Bridge from Washington, D.C., on the Virginia side of the Potomac River. Memorial Avenue, which is intersected by the George Washington Memorial Parkway at a traffic rotary, connects Memorial Bridge to the cemetery gates. Memorial Avenue ends at the entry court of the Women In Military Service For America Memorial.

The Arlington National Cemetery Metro Station is located on the Metropolitan Washington D.C. Area Metrorail's Blue Line. There is also a Metrobus stop on Memorial Avenue. Information on the hours of operation, schedules and fares for the Metrorail and Metrobus are available on the WMATA website at www.wmata.com

Exit at Arlington National Cemetery Metro Blue Line and walk south on Memorial Avenue for .3 miles to the Women In Military Service For America Memorial.

Click here to view map of area.


Photography

Celebrating America’s Army: An Evening with Heroes and Voices offers ample opportunities for still photographers and videographers. Patrons are welcome to photograph our Soldiers before, during and after the concert.


Directions

Getting to the Cemetery From the South:

Drive north on I-95. Near the Capital Beltway, I-95 will merge with I-495. Do NOT merge onto I-495. Continue traveling north on I-395 north toward Washington, D.C.

Take exit 8-B (Arlington National Cemetery exit) to Route 27.

Stay in the left lane until reaching the traffic circle (on the Virginia side of the Memorial Bridge). Bear right in the left hand lane around the traffic circle to Memorial Avenue. You will see the Arlington House on the hill ahead.



Getting to the Cemetery From the North:

Drive south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway (MD – 295) or south on I-95 until you reach to the Capital Beltway (I-495). You can travel on either I-95 or on I-495.

If you follow I-95, stay on the Beltway to I-395 north and then take exit 8-B (Arlington National Cemetery exit) to Route 27. Stay in the left lane until reaching the traffic circle (on the Virginia side of the Memorial Bridge). Bear right in the left hand lane around the traffic the circle to Memorial Avenue. You will see the Arlington House on the hill ahead.

If you follow I-495, stay on the Beltway to the George Washington Parkway. Continue on the GW Parkway and then take the Arlington Cemetery-Memorial Bridge exit. Merge left with the traffic exiting from Route 110. At the stop sign, make a left onto Memorial Avenue.



Getting to the Cemetery From the West:

Follow Route 66 east to exit 73 for Lee Highway. Follow Lee Highway to Fort Myer Drive. Make a right on to Fort Myer Drive. Follow Fort Myer Drive, and immediately after passing over a bridge, make a left on Route 50.The Iwo Jima Memorial will be to your right. Follow Route 50 and stay in the right hand lane.

Exit onto George Washington Parkway and stay in the right hand lane. Continue on the GW Parkway and then take the Arlington Cemetery-Memorial Bridge exit. Merge left with the traffic exiting from Route 110. At the stop sign, make a left turn onto Memorial Avenue.

Pets

No pets are allowed.