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Inauguration Q&A

Inauguration Q&A

Where can I watch the Inauguration online? Please see this page of the Presidential Inaugural Committee for live streams of the Swearing-In Ceremony, Parade, and other inaugural events. When is the 2013 U.S. Presidential Inauguration? The U.S. Presidential Inauguration is typically held on January 20 after the presidential election, but because this date falls on […]

Inaugural volunteer opportunities available

Inaugural volunteer opportunities available

On December 18, the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) unveiled a public request form for tickets to official inaugural balls, and a form for those seeking to volunteer during the Inauguration. Although requests for inaugural ball tickets are no longer being taken, volunteers may still sign up through the following page: Presidential Inaugural Committee Volunteer Please […]

Going to the Inauguration

The President and Vice President will be sworn in on January 20, 2009. Parking will be severely limited on Inauguration Day, but visitors may take public transportation (the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has set up a special Inauguration page with information on transportation during Inauguration Day). Tickets are needed to enter specific viewing areas, […]

Inaugural Parade

The Inauguration Parade, generally held on the afternoon of the swearing-in ceremony, will proceed the 15 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue between the U.S. Capitol and the White House. In 2005, it started at 2 p.m. It typically takes about two hours. In the past, there have been ticketed and non-ticketed viewing areas of the parade […]

Inaugural Participation

The Presidential Inaugural Committee has recently established sign-up forms for workers, volunteers and vendors for the 2009 Inauguration: Inauguration temporary employee sign-up form (Presidential Inaugural Committee) Inauguration volunteer sign-up form (Presidential Inaugural Committee) Vendor sign-up form (Presidential-Inaugural Committee) Other participation opportunites for the Inauguration: Inaugural parade (Armed Forces Inaugural Committee)

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Washington D.C.-Area Hotels, Rental Property, & Parking

Search for lodging in the Washington, D.C. area through the following web sites: Hotelplanner.com – Group rates and single rates for hotel rooms Vacation Home RentalsĀ  Top Hotel Deals in Washington D.C. Shop the Largest Collection of Bed and Breakfast Inns and BedandBreakfast.com  

Inauguration History

Browse the sites below to learn about the history behind inaugural balls, addresses, and other inauguration events. Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents (Avalon) The Elements of a Well-Rounded Inaugural Ball Abraham Lincoln’s Inauguration Bible passages used at inaugurations since 1789 Inauguration History Quiz Interesting inaugural trivia Online Newshour: Inauguration 2005 Inaugural License Plates Other links […]

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Washington D.C. Tours & Activities

Daytime activities for Inauguration Week 2009: Inauguration Scavenger Hunt of the Smithsonian Museums – January 17, 11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Old Post Office Pavilion, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC (Price: $20). Join this daytime activity as you and your team search for items through the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, D.C. Secrets of Washington, […]