Press Release

January 16, 2013
The Second Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Thank you for your interest in the Second Inauguration of President Barack Obama on Monday, January 21st, 2013.

 The period to request these tickets is now over.

Viewing the swearing-in ceremony from the National Mall does not require tickets.  The non-ticketed area of the National Mall begins at 4th Street, NW.


Inaugural Balls, Parade and Volunteer Opportunities

The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) is responsible for the Inaugural Day Parade, the Inaugural Balls and volunteer opportunities.  In addition, the Maryland Democratic Party will be holding an Inaugural Ball on Sunday, January 20th.  Please visit the Maryland Democratic Party website for more information and to purchase tickets.

If you would like to learn more about the history of the inaugural ceremony, please visit the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. You can also follow them on Facebook.