16th September 11 Commemoration Ceremony

16th September 11 Commemoration Ceremony

The view of Tribute in Light from the Memorial plaza. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will observe the 16th anniversary of September 11 on Monday with a commemoration ceremony to honor the 2,983 men, women and children killed in the attacks at the World Trade Center site, the Pentagon, aboard Flight 93 and in the 1993 WTC bombing.

The ceremony will take place on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, beginning at 8:46 a.m. EST, at the 9/11 Memorial plaza at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

The commemoration will be livestreamed via the 9/11 Memorial website. A complete list of the names read during the ceremony can be found here. Share your remembrances with the hashtag #HONOR911 and follow the social media conversation here. You can add an 9/11 anniversary photo frame to your Facebook profile photo.

During the ceremony, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will be accessible to only the family members of the victims of the 2001 and 1993 attacks. The Museum will close early on Sept. 10 and will be closed to the public on the 16th anniversary.

On Monday evening, the public is invited to view the world-renowned public art piece Tribute in Light from the 9/11 Memorial. The Memorial plaza will be open to the public from 3 p.m. to midnight. 

By 9/11 Memorial Staff