Donald Trump’s Inaugural Committee has released a schedule of official events for three days of celebrations around Trump’s swearing-in, but some of the details have not yet been made public. The weekend, according to the Trump team, kicks off on January 19.
Thursday, January 19
Wreath-Laying Ceremony Where: Arlington National Cemetery When: TBD
Details: Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will honor the country’s veterans at the U.S. military cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
Welcome Concert Where: Lincoln Memorial When: TBD
Details: The inaugural events officially start with this event, which will include a concert and appearances by Trump and Pence. So far the only big name to attend the concert is Toby Keith.
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.
Inaugural Parade Where: Starts at the steps of the Capitol Building and proceeds along Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House. When: Begins after the inauguration ends
Details: Trump, Pence and their families will be escorted down Pennsylvania Avenue, followed by parade participants. A ticket is required for special viewing areas.
Saturday, January 21
National Prayer Service Where: Washington National Cathedral When: TBD
Details: This will be an interfaith prayer service.
Here is a map of the inaugural seating. There are MANY tickets available to the event, IT IS NOT SOLD OUT.