A Park Ranger speaks to visitors sitting on the benches at Memorial Plaza
Events Calendar

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2024 Programs

Call to Action (30 minutes)
Meet at the flagpole at the Memorial Plaza. The Call to Action is a ranger program discussing how Flight 93 fits into the greater context of September 11. This 30-minute program is held where visitors can sit on benches and listen to a ranger talk about aspects of the terrorist's plan, personal stories of passengers and crew, as well as the obstacles the passengers and crew overcame to thwart Flight 93 from hitting the terrorist's target.
Please check calendar for program scheduling.

Echoes of Courage (15 minutes)
Meet with a Park Ranger at the benches at the Tower of Voices to learn how this monumental feature honors the crew and passengers of Flight 93 through sound and symbolism. Programs may introduce a crew or passenger and stories that vary program-to-program. Visitors may reflect on how September 11, 2001 has or hasn't changed our world today.

13 Days in September (1 hour)
This quarter mile guided walk takes the Western Overlook Trail from the Flight Path near the restrooms at the Visitor Center Complex to the Western Overlook. Join a Park Ranger to learn about the hours and days immediately following the crash of Flight 93 on September 11, 2001. This program looks at how the Nation, responder, investigators, the local community and families of the passengers and crew members came to understand what happened over the skies here. Visitors are encouraged to use sunscreen and bring water.

Program starts at 2:00 PM
Available on June 15, 23, 29; July 7, 13, 27; August 10, 18, 31; September 7, 15, 21

September 11 Observance
The 23rd September 11 Observance begins at 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11 at the Memorial Plaza and is free and open to the public. This ceremony is standing room only. Limited accessible seating is available upon request. Click here for more information.

National Wreath Laying Ceremony (30 minutes)
Visitors are welcome to join the National Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Wall of Names at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 11, 2024. This service is standing space only.

Last updated: March 14, 2024

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