Thursday, January 19
3:30 p.m. — Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence attend a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
4 p.m. — The “Make America Great Again Welcome Celebration” kicks off on the National Mall, featuring performances by Toby Keith, 3 Doors Down and Lee Greenwood.
7:30 p.m. — Trump and Pence attend a candlelight dinner with major donors at D.C.’s Union Station.
Friday, January 20
8:30 a.m. — Trump, Pence and their families attend a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church near the White House.
9:30 a.m. — The Obamas host the Trumps at the White House for tea before departing for the swearing-in ceremony.
9:30 a.m. — Musical performances begin at the U.S. Capitol.
11:30 a.m. — Opening remarks begin at the U.S. Capitol.
Noon — Trump is sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.
Shortly after noon — The Obamas depart the Capitol.
1 p.m. — The newly inaugurated president and vice-president attend the traditional luncheon at the Capitol with congressional leaders.
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. — The inaugural parade follows Trump and Pence as they travel down Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol to the White House. Here’s a list of the groups performing in the parade.
7 p.m. to 11 p.m. — The Trumps and Pences attend the three official inaugural balls: the Liberty Ball and Freedom Ball, both held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball at the National Building Museum.
Saturday, January 21
10 a.m. — The Trumps and Pences attend a prayer service at Washington National Cathedral.
10 a.m. — The Women’s March on Washington begins with a rally near the Capitol. Solidarity marches will be held across the country.
BEFORE YOU GO
How to vote
Vote-by-mail ballot request deadline: Varies by state
For the Nov 3 election: States are making it easier for citizens to vote absentee by mail this year due to the coronavirus. Each state has its own rules for mail-in absentee voting. Visit your state election office website to find out if you can vote by mail.Get more information
In-person early voting dates: Varies by state
Sometimes circumstances make it hard or impossible for you to vote on Election Day. But your state may let you vote during a designated early voting period. You don't need an excuse to vote early. Visit your state election office website to find out whether they offer early voting.My Election Office
General Election: Nov 3, 2020
Polling hours on Election Day: Varies by state/localityMy Polling Place