SCHEDULE: Timing of Inauguration Day Events
Below is a rundown of the timing of today's Inauguration Day festivities:
8:45a ETPresident and Mrs. Obama attend prayer service at St. John's Church
10a ETPresident and First Lady host tea with JCCIC members at White House
10:35a ETPresident & Mrs. Obama, and VIPs depart the White House en route Capitol Hill
11:12a ET Dr. Jill Biden announced and seated
11:14a ET First Lady Michelle Obama announced and seated
11:18a ET Vice President Joe Biden announced and seated
11:20a ET President Barack Obama announced and seated
11:30a ET Chairman Schumer delivers opening remarks
11:35a ET Invocation by Myrlie Evers-Williams
11:38a ET Brooklyn Tabernacle performs
11:46a ET Vice Presidential Oath administered by Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor
11:46a ET Herald Trumpets perform four "Ruffles and Flourishes" and U.S. Marine Band performs "Hail Columbia"
11:50a ET James Taylor performs "America the Beautiful"
11:55a ET Presidential oath is administered by Chief Justice John G. Roberts
11:56a ET Herald Trumpets perform 4 "Ruffles and Flourishes" and the U.S. Marine Band performs "Hail to the Chief."
11:59a ET Chairman Schumer introduces the President
12p ET President Obama delivers his inaugural address
12:21p ET Kelly Clarkson performs "My Country Tis of Thee"
12:26p ET Richard Blanco reads poem
12:30p ET Benediction delivered by Reverend Dr. Luis Leon
12:34p ET Beyonce performs the National Anthem
12:39p ET President's Room signing ceremony
1p ET Inaugural Luncheon in Statuary Hall
2:35p ETThe President and Vice President will participate in the traditional parade down Pennsylvania Avenue following the swearing-in ceremony.
There are 2 official balls Monday night. The Commander in Chief's Ball, and The Inaugural Ball
6pm ET Commander in Chief Ball.
6:30p ET The Inaugural Ball
Complete coverage of the inauguration:
- Who Is Performing at President Obama’s 2013 Inauguration?
- VIDEO: Barack Obama Officially Sworn In to Second Term as President of the United States
- FOX NEWS POLLS: How Do Americans Feel Heading Into President Obama’s Second Term?
- SLIDESHOW: Inaugurations Past and Present