Weekend Inaugural events

What to do in D.C. on Inaugural Weekend


The schedule for the second Inaugural of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden weekend activities:
  Saturday, Jan. 19
  National Day of Service Summit on the National Mall
  The National Mall
  9:30 a.m. EST
The Obama and Biden families issue a call to action for all Americans to join in service to honor the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. As part of the inauguration, the Presidential Inaugural Committee encourages people to participate in a National Day of Service, which the Obamas started four years ago.
The inaugural committee hosts a Service Summit on the National Mall and plans service events in all 50 states. In addition to the Service Summit, on Saturday the Obamas and Bidens participate in service events in the capital.  
 Kids' Inaugural Concert 
 Washington Convention Center
 6 p.m. EST
 First lady Michelle Obama and Jill Biden host the Kids' Inaugural Concert for military children and families.
 Sunday, Jan. 20
 Inaugural ceremonies are not held on a Sunday because public institutions are closed. In accordance with the requirements of the Constitution, Obama and Biden are officially sworn in on Sunday.
 Vice President Joe Biden's Official Swearing-In
 Naval Observatory
 8:15 a.m. EST
 Wreath-Laying Ceremony
 Location: Arlington National Cemetery
 9 a.m. EST
 President Obama's Official Swearing-In 
 White House, Blue Room
 11:55 a.m. EST
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