Official Inauguration Schedule (with times)


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The schedule for the second Inaugural of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Below is the schedule of events for Monday, January 21.

Click here to view the entire schedule beginning Saturday, January 19.

Monday, Jan. 21
Ceremonial Swearing-In
Capitol Hill

11:30 a.m. EST
The order of the program:

Musical selections: The U.S. Marine Band
Musical selections: P.S. 22, Staten Island in N.Y., and Lee University Festival Choir, Cleveland, Tenn.
Call to order and welcoming remarks: Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y.
Invocation: Myrlie Evers-Williams
Musical selection: Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Oath of office administered to Vice President Biden: Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Musical selection: James Taylor
Oath of office administered to President Obama: Chief Justice John Roberts

Inaugural address: President Obama

Musical selection: Kelly Clarkson
Poem: Richard Blanco
Benediction: the Rev. Luis Leon of St. John’s Church, Washington
The National Anthem: Beyoncé

Inaugural Parade
Viewing stands and bleachers are lined along Pennsylvania Avenue

2:35 p.m. EST
The Obamas and Bidens participate in a parade featuring floats and vehicles representing about 60 groups.

The Commander in Chief’s Inaugural Ball
Washington Convention Center

6 p.m. EST
The gala honors service members and their families.

The Inaugural Ball
Washington Convention Center – Halls A, B and C

6:30 p.m. EST
Washington Convention Center – Halls D and E

Doors open: 7 p.m. EST

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