Trump, Pence Inauguration: Schedule of events

Posted at 7:57 AM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-20 07:10:24-05

On Friday, January 20 at noon, President-Elect Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. The 58th Presidential Inauguration includes many events and ceremonies across the city of Washington, D.C. 

President-Elect Trump and Vice President-Elect Pence will be sworn in on a platform in front of the Capitol. 

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit and celebrate the event.

America's Got Talent runner-up, Jackie Evancho, 16, will perform the National Anthem. 

The Missouri State University Chorale and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will perform during the ceremony. 

See the full Inauguration program here

8:30 a.m. President-elect Trump will attend a church service with his family. Vice President-elect Mike Pence and his family will also join the soon-to-be first family along with Cabinet designees, other family members and friends.

Where? Saint John's Church, across the street from the White House.

9:30 a.m. Trump will attend a White House tea reception hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Pence and his family will also be in attendance.

Where? South Portico of the White House

10:30 a.m. The President-elect and his family will travel to the US Capitol for the swearing in ceremony.

Around noon President-elect Trump and Vice President-elect Pence will be sworn in. Their families, the Obamas, members of Congress and the US Supreme Court justices will be among the attendees.

The ceremony concludes and President Trump and Vice-President Pence will bid farewell to the Obamas and the Bidens. The Obamas will then board "Executive One."

Where? West Lawn of the US Capitol

1:00 p.m. President Trump, Vice-President Pence, Melania Trump and Karen Pence will attend a joint congressional inaugural committee luncheon.

Where? The US Capitol

2:30 p.m. The President and Vice-President will attend a military review.

Where? US Capitol on the East Front

3 p.m. Trump and Pence, along with their families will attend the inaugural parade in stands just outside of the White House.

7 p.m. President Trump, Vice-President Pence, Melania Trump and Karen Pence will attend the Liberty and Freedom Ball.

Where? The Washington Convention Center off Mount Vernon Ave.

After the Freedom Ball they will attend the Military Ball.

Where? National Building Museum

On Thursday, January 19, at 3:30 p.m., President-Elect Donald Trump and Vice President-Elect Mike Pence will lay a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery in honor of the nation's veterans. 

A "Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration" will be held at the Lincoln Memorial from 4 p.m.  to 6 p.m. on Thursday. 

The Inaugural Swearing-In Ceremony will be Friday, January 20. The Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m., opening remarks will begin at 11:30 a.m., and the swearing in will be held at noon by the Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, Jr. 

The Inaugural Gala is scheduled for Thursday night. 

After the President-Elect is sworn in, the Inaugural Parade will begin around 3 p.m. on Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol to the White House. 

There are three official Inaugural balls planned for the night of the Inauguration starting at 7 p.m.

A National Prayer Service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, January 21.


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