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Going to the inauguration in DC this weekend? Here’s The Daily Pennsylvanian’s guide to the schedule, useful websites, what-not-to-dos and Twitter handles to follow for updates.

If you’ll be there, tweet photos and updates to @dailypenn. If not, follow us on Twitter and read our coverage at

Where to go without a ticket?
If you don’t have a ticket, you can go to any of the non-ticketed Washington Mall entrances at:
• Constitution Ave at 12 St NW
• Constitution Ave at 9th St NW
• Constitution Ave at 7th St NW
• Independence Ave at 7th St SW
• Independence Ave at 12th St SW

The Official Schedule
Saturday, January 19
National Day of Service at the National Mall
9:30 a.m.

Monday, January 21
Ceremonial Swearing-In Ceremony
Capitol Hill
11:30 a.m.

Inauguration Parade
Viewing stand and bleachers along Pennsylvania Ave.
2:35 p.m.

Inaugural Ball
Washington Convention Center
6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 22
National Prayer Service
Washington National Cathedral
10:30 a.m.

Who to Follow

What not to bring to ticketed areas
If you have tickets, leave these items at home. The full list can be found at
• packages, backpacks, large bags, suitcases
• umbrellas
• laser pointers
• any sharp objects

Official Communications
• text INAUGURATION to 888777 for real-time alerts and updates

Other Tips
• The forecast on Monday promises to be in the 30’s — dress warmly!
• Washington public transport on the Metro system. You may want to purchase your Metro pass as far in advance as you can to save time.

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