Presented by Petersburg National Battlefield

This wonderful family event honors veterans by literally shedding light on the gravesites of people who made the ultimate sacrifice. Every grave (there are 6,200) will be marked with a luminary, Taps will be played, and selected stories of some of the brave soldiers buried here will be shared. RESERVATIONS are REQUIRED as shuttles will bring you from the parking lot at Richard Bland College – 11301 Johnson Road. Only 12 will be allowed on the shuttle at one time. Shuttles will run on the hour and the half hour and the 1st one leaves RBC at 4pm Masks are required on the buses. Make reservations at: Please social distance at the cemetery. The event is FREE.
(804) 732-3531 X 203