Inauguration Parade

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January 20, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

January 20, 2017 ? Following the Swearing-in Ceremony, around 2 p.m.

The Presidential Inaugural Parade is coordinated by the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee (AFIC) which includes members from all branches of the armed forces of the United States. Since 1789, the U.S. armed forces have participated in this important American tradition honoring our commander in chief. During the 10-day inaugural period from January 15 to January 24, 2017, armed forces personnel will provide ceremonial support with musical units, marching bands, color guards, salute batteries and honor cordons. Read more about the Inaugural Parade.

Public Participation: The majority of the parade route will be free and open to the public. No tickets are required. Viewing spots on the parade route are available on a first come, first serve basis. To participate in the parade, contact the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee.