On the afternoon of January 20, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. This will come after days full of events to celebrate his inauguration.
With just eight days to go before Inauguration Day, Trump’s campaign has finally released the full schedule for inauguration weekend. Here’s the order of events, courtesy of Newsweek:
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19
Where: Arlington National Cemetery
When: 3:30—4 p.m. Eastern time
Details: Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will honor the country’s veterans at the U.S. military cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
Where: Lincoln Memorial
When: 4—6 p.m.
Details: The inaugural events officially start with this event, which will include a concert and appearances by Trump and Pence.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20
Inaugural Swearing-In Ceremony
Where: West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building
When: Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m.; opening remarks at 11:30 a.m.; swearing in at noon by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts Jr.
Details: The Trump and Pence families will join them, as will members of Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, diplomatic corps and other invited guests.
Where: Starts at the steps of the Capitol Building and proceeds along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House.
When: Begins after the inauguration ends, around 3 p.m.
Details: Trump, Pence and their families will be escorted down Pennsylvania Avenue, followed by parade participants. A ticket is required for special viewing areas.
Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center and National Building Museum
When: 7—11 p.m.
Details: At least three official inaugural balls are planned, and they will feature dancing, entertainment and appearances by Trump and his wife, Melania. The two main balls will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball will be at the National Building Museum, according to The Washington Post. There also will be several unofficial balls on this night. Landmarks and themes from New York, Trump’s hometown, will dominate the “Big Apple Ball,” the New York Daily News says.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21
National Prayer Service
Where: Washington National Cathedral
Details: This will be an interfaith prayer service.
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