We produce annual events and activities that enhance park visitors experience while developing greater awareness, understanding, and appreciation for the international parks.
Groups tours are available on request! Contact us at 360.332.7165 or email info(@)peacearchpark.org
International Peace Arch Association (IPAA)
Dedicated to the heritage and preservation of the Peace Arch and the International Park.
The International Peace Arch Association (IPAA) is a privately funded nonprofit organization dedicated to the heritage and preservation of the International Peace Arch and parks. TAX ID: 91-166720. The IPAA was formerly known as the United States Canada Peace Anniversary Association (USCPAA). Copyright 1998- 2018 International Peace Arch Association All Rights Reserved.
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Veterans Day Weekend
Armistice Film Festival FREE!
Sun. Nov 11th, 11 am, Veterans Day Ceremony at Police Station
Peace Arch State and Provincial Parks are located on the USA Canada Border between Blaine, WA, USA and Douglas BC, Canada.
Peace Arch State Park - The winner of 5 Trip Adviser Certificates of Excellence!
Sunday, November 11th, 2018
'BELLS OF PEACE' " POPPIES FOR PEACE" ARMISTICE CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION
The International Peace Arch Association is pleased to announce that they are participating in a nationwide Bell-Tolling on November 11, 2018, at 11:00 am, which will honor those who died in WWI.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:45 am - Ceremony at the Peace Arch
11 am - Bells for Peace Ringing (Pacific Time)
11:10 am - Reflection WW1 & the Peace Arch
ONGOING ACTIVITIES 10 AM to 2 PM
Please join us under the Peace Arch for a WW1 Centennial Commemoration Ceremony Bells for Peace, WW1, and Washington State History Display, WW1 Poster Display, and Poppies for Peace interactive Art Activity and display. Sign our Peace Arch Proclamation that remembers and honors all our veterans.
We invite our Canadian brothers and sisters to join us at the Peace Arch for this commemorative program as we remember the 116,516 American and the 56,638 Canadian men, women, and children who lost their lives in this conflict.
The first 250 veterans who attend /arrive will receive a special commemorative gift from the IPAA honoring them for their service. You are invited to bring a photograph of yourself when you were in the military. Also, the first 250 children who attend will receive a gift of a WW1 remembrance “Lest We Forget” wristband.
POPPIES FOR PEACE is an opportunity to participate in a reflective art project represents the hands of peace as we create Poppies for Peace at the Peace Arch in honor of the lives lost.
BELLS OF PEACE is a national collaborative program, whereby American citizens and organizations, across the entire country, are invited to toll bells in their communities twenty-one times on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 11:00 am, in their local time.
This nationwide program is designed to honor those who served one hundred years ago, during World War One. The war ended with an armistice agreement between the warring countries at 11 a.m. on November 11th, 1918. Today Armistice Day continues in Europe and is known as Remembrance Day in Canada and Veterans Day in the United States.
For further media information or if you are interested in volunteering as an individual or a community group for the program, please contact the IPAA at 360-332-7165 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
(Posters & Press Releases)
Press Release: Bells for Peace & Poppies for Peace
Poster: Bells for Peace
Press Release: Film Festival
Poster: Film Festival Poster
Poster: Sgt Stubby: " An American Hero"