Victory Inaugural Ball

The Victory Inaugural Ball is a celebration of the inauguration of President Barack Obama presented by Positive Business Women, Inc. This event will feature live performances by Musiq Soulchild, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, and Maxwell.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

6 p.m.

Venue

Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road N.W., Washington, D.C. 20008

Price

$250

Attire

Black tie

Notes

For more information and to purchase tickets, please see event web site.

African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball

The African Caribbean Diaspora Presidential Inaugural Ball is a celebration of the Inauguration of African and Caribbean ancestry.  Guests will enjoy a three-course meal and live performances by the Original Wailers Band, drummer Nana from Ghana, the Ewabo Steel Band, DJ Demeji, and other performers. Proceeds from this event will in part benefit students in need of academic scholarships.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

7:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Venue

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

Price

$35-$200

Attire

TBA

Notes

For more information, please see the event web page.

Muslim Inaugural Gala

The Muslim Inaugural Gala is an interfaith celebration of the fifty-seventh Presidential Inauguration. This event will feature live musical performances, refreshments, and international culinary offerings for guests. U.S. Congressman Andre Carson (Indiana, 7th district) is serving as the gala’s honorary co-chair.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Venue

North Hall at the Capitol Hill Eastern Market, 225 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Price

$100

Attire

Black tie

Notes

For more information and tickets, please see the event web site.

D.C. Jewish Community Center Inaugural Ball

The Washington, D.C. Jewish Community Center is holding an “inaugural ball for the rest of us” at its location in Dupont Circle. Guests will receive two drink tickets and hors d’oeuvres with their admission.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

8:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Venue

District of Columbia Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th Street NW, Washington DC 20036

Price

$65

Attire

Cocktail attire requested, “bonus points for tuxedos”

Notes

For more information, please see the event web page.

Folklore Society of Greater Washington Inaugural Ball

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington is presenting its Inaugural Ball on the night of the Inauguration at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. This event will feature Waltz and couples dance music, and proceeds will benefit the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

7:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Venue

Glen Echo Park’s Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD 20812

Price

$20

Attire

Tie, tux, tee-shirt, casual dress

Notes

For more information, please see the event web page. Tickets will be available at the door.

BET Networks Inaugural Gala

BET Networks is sponsoring a celebration in honor of the 2013 Inauguration of President Barack Obama at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art on January 21. Guests will enjoy buffet and passed hors d’oeuvres, full bar, and live performances (TBA), as well as sounds provided by DJ Nice. The guest list will include civic leaders, celebrities, and others who want to celebrate this historic occasion.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Venue

The Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, 800 G Street Northwest, Washington DC 20001

Price

$300

Attire

Formal black tie

Notes

For more information and to purchase tickets, please see the event web page.

Inauguration Paint Party

The Inauguration Paint Party is an artistic way of celebrating the Inauguration. Participants will enjoy an evening of patriotic painting and glasses of wine at Merlot’s Masterpiece U Street studio location. Equipment and materials will be supplied. Ages 21+.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Venue

Merlots Masterpiece, 1512 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Price

$45

Attire

TBA

Notes

For more information, please see the event web page.

Tennessee State Society Inaugural Ball

The Tennessee State Society is celebrating the inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden with its 2013 Inaugural Ball. Guests will enjoy light hors d’oeuvres and open bar while enjoying live entertainment and mingling with politicians and others from the Volunteer State.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

8 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Venue

The Sphinx Club, 1315 K Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20005

Price

$150 – Single admission*
$275 – Couples admission*

Attire

Black tie

Notes

*Ticket prices subject to rise before the Inauguration. For more information and for tickets, please see the event web page.

The Inaugural Ball

Official Inaugural Ball

The Inaugural Ball is the lone official inaugural ball open to the general public during the January 2013 Presidential Inauguration. This event will take place throughout the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., on the night of January 21.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

TBA

Venue

Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

Price

$60

Attire

TBA

Notes

Public requests for tickets to The Inaugural Ball are no longer being taken via the Presidential Inaugural Committee site.

Minnesota State Society Inaugural Reception

The Minnesota State Society is hosting a reception on the day of the Presidential Inauguration at the Longworth House Office Building.

Date

January 21, 2013

Time

9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Venue

United States House of Representatives, 1300 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, DC 20515

Price

TBA

Attire

TBA

Notes

To attend, please RSVP to Emily Tranter by January 15, 2013 (phone: 202-544-9896; email ejtranter@locklaw.com).