Vietnam Traveling Wall schedule

The Wall will open to the public at noon on Thursday and remain open 24 hours-a-day until Sunday at 3 p.m.


4:30 p.m. Motorcycle Honor Escort leaves Weis Markets parking lot in Bellefonte. The ride is open to all riders. No registration is required, but is appreciated. Visit Facebook for details.

5 p.m. Motorcycle Honor Escort arrives at 100 Innovation Boulevard in Innovation Park. Estimated arrival pending number of riders.

5:30 p.m. Welcome reception for Honor Escort.


Noon The Wall grounds open to the public and remains open 24 hours-a-day until Sunday, October 8, at 3:00 p.m.

4:30 p.m. Seating under the tent for the Opening Ceremony opens to the public.

5:30 p.m. Opening Ceremony. Wall visitations are suspended during the ceremony.

6:45 p.m. Echo Taps closes the ceremony at sunset. Visitation of the Wall resumes. Hospitality tent with lookup station resumes.


9 a.m. Education Day. Area high schools are invited to meet and hear stories from Vietnam Veterans, see a reenactment camp, and trace a name on the Wall. The Wall will remain open to the public.

3 p.m. Education Day concludes.

6:45 p.m. Sunset

7:30 p.m. Essence of Joy tribute performance under the tent. Ends at approximately 8:30 p.m.


10 a.m. Music from Bellefonte Community Band until 11:00 a.m.

11:30 a.m.. Multi-county Veterans Affairs Ceremony.

3 p.m. Big Band Sounds until 4:00 p.m.

6:43 p.m. Sunset

7 p.m. Screening of WPSU’s documentary “A Time to Heal.”


1 p.m. Closing Ceremony under the tent. Wall Guard will suspend public visitations during the ceremony.

2:15 p.m. Closing Ceremony concludes.

3 p.m. The Wall closes to the public.


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