May 24-27, 2013
Friday May 24th 2013
9 p.m. Candlelight Vigil – Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Saturday May 25th 2013
9 a.m. Thunder Alley Opens-the official vendor site for Rolling Thunder is located at 22nd Street and Constitution Avenue across from The Wall. It will open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday and will be selling the official Rolling Thunder T-shirt, patches, pins, food, leather, and many other interesting goods. (For more information see Thunder Alley page)
The Rolling Thunder Military Tribute Bikes Custom-built in honor of each branch of the United States Armed Forces–will be on display at Thunder Alley throughout the weekend.
Sunday May 26th 2013–THE RUN
6 a.m. Reveille – Wake up call for riders taking place in the Rolling Thunder XXV First Amendment Demonstration Run. Bikes begin rallying in the North and South Pentagon parking lots at 7 a.m. for a noon departure.
12 noon Rolling Thunder First Amendment Demonstration Run After the Run, riders are directed to West Potomac Park where they will convene in the Mall area to pay tribute to their fallen brothers and sisters
Monday May 27th 2013 Memorial Day
11 a.m. Wreath Laying Ceremony -Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery
2 p.m. Annual Memorial Day Observance at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial To the fallen service men and women of the Vietnam War.
2 p.m. National Memorial Day Parade
3 p.m. National Moment of Remembrance – one minute of silence in honor of those who have given their life for our country
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