9/11 Memorial to Hold Commemoration Ceremony for 17th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

9/11 Memorial to Hold Commemoration Ceremony for 17th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Tributes left on the 9/11 Memorial during the 16th anniversary ceremony. Photo by Jin Lee, 9/11 Memorial.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, marks the 17th anniversary of the horrific attacks. The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host 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 Tuesday, 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. Learn more about how you can participate:

Livestream the complete commemoration ceremony beginning Tuesday morning at 8:40 a.m.

Find a complete list of the names to be read during the ceremony here

If you are an educator looking to talk to your students about 9/11, you can view the 9/11 Memorial Museum’s Anniversary in the Schools webinar.

Find resources for planning a commemoration ceremony in your community.

Share your remembrances with the hashtag #Honor911 and follow the social media conversation here.

Add a 9/11 anniversary photo frame to your Facebook profile photo.

During Tuesday’s 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 for the annual Community Evening and will be closed to the public on the 17th anniversary.

On Tuesday evening, the public is invited to view the world-renowned public art piece Tribute in Light from the 9/11 Memorial. The lights will be on beginning at sunset on September 11 and will fade away at dawn on September 12. Sunset is expected to occur at 7:12 p.m. that night. The Memorial plaza will be open to the public from 3 p.m. to midnight. 

By 9/11 Memorial Staff