National Veterans Memorial and Museum

Memorial Day 2020

Memorial Day is dedicated to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. This year, we will honor virtually the brave men and women who lost their lives protecting our freedom. We invite you to participate with us.

Friday, May 22 – Monday, May 25

We Honor Them Together Virtual Run/Walk

Join us May 22-25 for the We Honor Them Together National Virtual Run/Walk. This family-friendly event features options to run or walk 1 mile, 5k or 10k in memory of a lost loved one. Complete your run or walk safely on your own and share on social media to honor the sacrifice of America’s heroes. Register before May 18 to receive your event T-shirt prior to proudly wear during your run or walk on Memorial Day.

Monday, May 25 | 10 a.m.

Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony

Mark Memorial Day with our annual Remembrance Ceremony at 10 a.m. (ET) on Facebook with special messages and remarks from General Colin L. Powell, U.S. Army (Retired), Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie, Ryan Manion, president of the Travis Manion Foundation and sister of 1st Lt. Travis Manion, USMC, who gave his life in service to his patrol and his country, and our President and CEO Lt. General Michael Ferriter, U.S. Army (Retired). Following this brief ceremony, continue to remember our beloved servicemen and women on social media with #IWillAlwaysRemember #NVMM #MemorialDay2020

Friday, May 1 – Sunday, May 31

I Will Always Remember

Join in the National Veterans Memorial and Museum’s 2020 Memorial Day commemoration by sharing who you’ll be remembering this year. Help us recognize those extraordinary individuals who gave their lives to protect our safety and freedom. You can honor a friend or family member lost in the line of duty, or all those who have died serving our country. Together we will honor, preserve, and share every Veteran story.

Friday, May 1 – Sunday, May 31

Memorial Day Gift

This Memorial Day honor a friend or family member lost in the line of duty, or all those who have died serving our country with a memorial gift of any amount to support our mission. When you do, you will sustain our work to connect, inspire, and educate our community through world-class exhibits, educational programming, Veteran outreach, and engaging events. Thank you!

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