ROLLING TO REMEMBER (R2R) 2020
Friday, May 28, 2021*
9 PM Candle Light Vigil & Wreath Laying at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Saturday, May 29, 2021*
9 AM- 9 PM Thunder Alley on 22nd Street and Constitution Avenue Northwest. Official “Rolling to Remember” patches, pins and T-shirts are on sale in Thunder Alley, along with food and biker related goods.
Many veterans organizations, motorcycle other groups and Harley-Davidson dealerships in the area will be holding events on Saturday. If you are interested in having a May 29 event you are organizing listed on this website, please email details and contact info to email@example.com. Approval will be made on a case by case basis. Events will be listed beginning May 1.
Sunday, May 30, 2021
6 AM Reveille Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bikers
7 AM Begin rallying in the soon-to-announced staging are at 7 AM***
9 AM Thunder Alley opens at 22nd & Constitution Ave NW
12 PM The 2021 “Rolling to Remember” Demonstration Run begins from the rally area
There will not be any formal ceremonies or gatherings on the National Mall after the Rolling to Remember Demonstration Ride this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
8 PM - Memorial Day Concert**
Monday, May 31st - Memorial Day
9 AM - 5 PM - Thunder Alley opens @ 22nd & Constitution Ave NW
9 AM – World War II Memorial Wreath Laying Ceremony**
11 AM - Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery**
1 PM - Vietnam Veterans Wreath laying ceremony**
**2 PM - National Memorial Day Parade - Marching bands and veterans' units from all 50 states. Begins at the corner of Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street Northwest.
3 PM - National Moment of Remembrance
* The annual Blessing of the Bikes at the National Cathedral will not be held in 2021 because of the pandemic
** These annual ceremonies are not run by AMVETS and are pending approval by local and federal officials. They may not formally occur in 2021.
*** Social distancing restriction are likely to still be in place, requiring more space between rows of motorcycles. Please arrive at the rally point no later than 11 AM.