58th Presidential Inauguration Schedule of Events

Three days of events surround the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

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Thursday, Jan. 19

10:30 a.m.“Voices of the People” event

This daylong public concert at the Lincoln Memorial kicked off Thursday morning and serves as a welcome celebration. It featured groups such as the DC Fire Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums, the Republican Hindu Coalition, high school marching bands, choirs and baton twirlers.

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, MD - JANUARY 19: (AFP OUT) US President-elect Donald J. Trump and US Vice President-elect Mike Pence participate in a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on January 19, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to come to the National Mall to witness Trump being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)

US President-elect Donald J. Trump and US Vice President-elect Mike Pence participate in a wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on January 19, 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images)

3:30 p.m. — Wreath Laying Ceremony

President-elect Trump participated in a private event at Arlington National Cemetery. Click here to watch.

4 p.m. — “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration”

Trump spoke at the Lincoln Memorial in the second part of the morning’s celebration. The afternoon event also featured acts such as country star Toby Keith, actor Jon Voight and rock band 3 Doors Down.

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Friday, Jan. 20

9:30 a.m. ­— Musical guests begin performing

The inauguration ceremony began at the west front of the Capitol Building with musical performances.

11:30 a.m. Inaugural Swearing-in Ceremony

Opening remarks at 11:30 a.m. and religious leaders offered prayers and readings. Then, Mike Pence was sworn in as vice president by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and Trump was sworn in as president by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts at 12 p.m.

3 p.m.Inaugural Parade

After the ceremony, Congress hosted a luncheon in the Capitol. Then, Trump participated in the presidential procession and inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Avenue.

7 p.m.Inaugural balls

Trump, Pence, and their wives attended three official inaugural balls on Friday evening. Two balls were held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and the third, the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, took place at the National Building Museum.

Saturday, Jan. 21

10 a.m.National Prayer Service

Trump and Pence will participate in an interfaith prayer service at Washington’s National Cathedral.