The Arlington National Cemetery Visitors Center parking lot will provide free Veterans Day parking all day. For visitors arriving by Metro, the Visitors Center is about a quarter mile walk from the Arlington National Cemetery stop on the Blue Line. Walking to the Memorial Amphitheater is prohibited. A free shuttle service will provide transportation between the Visitors Center and the Memorial Amphitheater. Fort Myer will operate a free shuttle for DoD Identification card holders from the Fort Myer Memorial Chapel parking lot. Walking from Fort Myer to the Memorial Amphitheater is prohibited.
Attendees are required to pass through a security checkpoint to gain access to the ceremony and the security screening lines may become long. The last shuttles from the Welcome Center and Ft Myer will depart at 10:15 a.m. or once capacity is reached. Space is limited to standing room only for the wreath-laying ceremony. Seating in the Amphitheater is limited and first come - first served, so it is advisable to plan to arrive early. The cemetery gates will open and the free shuttle service will begin at 8 a.m.
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