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


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. 

Quick link to public FACEBOOK event pages with information and directions.

Veterans Day Weekend 
Armistice Film Festival FREE!

Sat. Nov 10th, 7 pm Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero "Animation"

Sun. Nov 11th, 11 am, Veterans Day Ceremony at Police Station

Sun. Nov 11th, 10 am 2 pm, Bells for Peace Poppies for Peace Arch

Mon.  Nov 12th, 9 am - 4 pm, Veterans Open House & Film Festival

Our Annual Events

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


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.  

10:45 am - Ceremony at the Peace Arch
11 am - Bells for Peace Ringing (Pacific Time)
11:10 am - Reflection WW1 & the Peace Arch

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 info@peacearchpark.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"