REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL's Wreaths Across America Page.
On December 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you.
Thank you so much for supporting Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL and Wreaths Across America!
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9810 State Rd 72
Sarasota, FL 34241
Directions to Cemetery
I 75 to Exit #205 (Clark Road/State Rd 72). East on SR 72 4.7 miles to the 2nd (furthest East) Cemetery Entrance. You will need your registration confirmation at check in.
Follow Local Law Enforcement, VA Police and Mission Staff instructions for entering and exiting the cemetery. ALL TRAFFIC is ONE WAY FLOW. No Buses or vehicles containing more than 6 passengers will be permitted on the grounds.
Parking InstructionsEnter SNC at the 2nd Entrance, follow directional signs and traffic attendants instructions at all times. Car Pooling is encouraged and strongly recommended. No buses, no long term parking. Drivers will be directed to a predesignated section to lay wreaths at that section. We ask that you be courteous to volunteers awaiting their opportunity to lay wreaths and leave the grounds as quickly as possible. Thank you
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Sarasota National Cemetery, Sarasota FL. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
- Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
- We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.