Watch the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris with the Global Black Caucus. RSVP to Receive the Zoom link. Join at any time throughout the evening.
January 20th Schedule of events (all times Eastern, and subject to change)
Invocation: Father Leo J. O'Donovan, American Jesuit Catholic priest and theologian, former President of Georgetown University
National Anthem: Lady Gaga, award-winning artist, performer, businesswoman, and activist
Pledge of Allegiance: Andrea Hall, President of the International Association of Firefighters Local 3920 from Fulton County, Georgia.
11:45 am: Vice Presidential Swearing-In: Kamala Harris
12:00 pm: Presidential Swearing-In: The oath is administered by Chief Justice John Roberts as designated in the Constitution
12:15 pm: Inaugural Address: President Joseph Biden
Jennifer Lopez, award-winning actress, singer, dancer, producer, and businesswoman
Poetry Reading: Amanda Gorman, named in 2017 as the first-ever National Youth Poet Laureate in the United States by UrbanWord and the Library of Congress.
Benediction: Reverend Dr. Silvester Beaman, Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Delaware.
Pass in Review - 1:00 pm East Front of the Capitol
In the traditional military ceremony, the President, First Lady, Vice President, and Second Gentleman, hosted by the Commander of Joint Task Force-National Capital Region, will review the readiness of the troops, represented by every branch of the military.
Wreath Laying Ceremony - 1:45 pm Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery
The wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will provide the American people with a show of bipartisan unity. The event will honor the nation's brave servicemen and women and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.
Presidential Escort - 2:30 pm 15th Street, NW to the White House
The new President, Vice president, and their families will be escorted to the White House. The escorts include The U.S. Army Band, a Joint Service Honor Guard, and the Commander-in-Chief's Guard and Fife and Drum Corps from the 3rd U.S. Infantry "The Old Guard."
Virtual Parade Across America - 3:00 pm-5:00 pm
The parade will celebrate America's heroes, highlight Americans from all walks of life in different states and regions, and reflect on the diversity, heritage, and resilience of the country as we begin a new American era.
Celebrating America - 8:30 pm-10:00 pm
The star-studded television event, "Celebrating America," will be hosted by beloved Hollywood actor Tom Hanks, with appearances from other notable performers, including Justin Timberlake, Jon Bon Jovi, Demi Lovato, and Ant Clemons.
Event Start Time by Location
|Vancouver, Canada||08:15 PST|
|Washington DC, USA||11:15 EST|
|London, United Kingdom||16:15 GMT|
|Paris, France||17:15 CET|
|Athens, Greece||18:15 EET|
|Nairobi, Kenya||19:15 EAT|
|Dubai, United Arab Emirates||20:15 GST|
|New Delhi, India||21:45 IST|