Be a part of American history at the 2013 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, DC. This event will take place today around 11:30 AM. The Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama is destined to be one of our country's most inspiring events- a moment when our nation comes together in the light of freedom, hope, and unity. The oath of office will happen on the iconic steps of the U.S. Capitol, followed by the President's inaugural address, declaring his vision and objectives for America. The masses can watch the swearing-in ceremony on massive screens along the National Mall.
Washington, DC will be illuminated with a week of festivities surrounding the Presidential Swearing-in Ceremony and Inaugural Address, including the Inaugural Parade down Pennsylvania Avenue with marching bands, color guards, music, and members of the armed forces. Honoring the President of the United States, DC will be a festive atmosphere with glamorous inaugural balls and galas at venues around town. Webcast live from the magnificent National Cathedral, an Inaugural National Prayer Service will evoke the spirit of the people with prayer, readings, and musical performances.