Donald J. Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States on November 8, 2016.
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
With those words, the President-elect will take the oath of office on January 20, 2017, to formally become the 45th President of the United States. See the nine events that commonly take place on Inauguration Day.
Find updates on the inaugural platform, luncheon, and swearing-in ceremonies, and learn about the military’s involvement in the inauguration events.
Plan Your Trip
If you would like to order tickets for the 58th Presidential Inauguration swearing-in ceremony, contact the office of your Senator or Representative.
Hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the country will visit Washington, DC, to take part in this historic event. The District of Columbia offers information on lodging, transportation, security measures, and street closures.