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Armistice Commemoration: Peace and Remembrance
Friday, November 2-Sunday, November 11
Starting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2-3; and at 6 p.m. on Nov. 4-11
North Lawn outside the National WWI Museum and Memorial
The official WWI memorial of the United States will be illuminated with a nearly 55 million pixel display featuring more than 5,000 poppies each evening with a massive and moving light installation. Peace and Remembrance occurs for nine days leading up to Nov. 11 in recognition of the nine million soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice during the war. The illumination runs until 1 a.m. each evening with special presentations at the top of every hour and 30 minutes past every hour.The United States World War One Centennial Commission is the presenting sponsor of Peace and Remembrance. FREE to the public.