Inauguration Day schedule: Your guide to the big events of the day

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Friday will be a day filled with historic events in Washington D.C.

If you’re planning to watch coverage of Inauguration Day events, here are a few of the big events.

Donald Trump and family will attend a religious service at St. John’s Episcopal Church at 8:30 EST.

At 9:30 a.m. EST, Trump is expected to meet with President Obama at the White House for coffee. The two will leave the White House and ride together to the Capitol.

The swearing–in ceremony is set to start at 11:30 a.m. EST on the West Front of the Capitol.

Around noon EST, Chief Justice John G. Roberts will administer the oath of office to President-elect Trump.

After the ceremony, the Obama’s will leave the Capitol.

The afternoon will be filled with a luncheon in the Capitol Rotunda, a review of the Armed Forces on the East Front of the Capitol building, and the traditional Inaugural Parade down Pennsylvania Avenue.

Inaugural Balls begin later tonight at 7 p.m. EST.

Look for Inauguration Day coverage on KSN and with a live stream.Timeline of Friday’s events as Donald Trump is inaugurated president of the United States (all times EST):


— 8:30 a.m.: Donald and Melania Trump attend service at St. John’s Church

— 9:40 a.m.: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcome the Trumps to the White House

— 9:45 a.m.: Obamas host a coffee and tea reception for the Trumps.

— 10:30 a.m.: Trumps, Obamas leave White House for U.S. Capitol


— 11:16 a.m.: Sen. Roy Blunt, Inaugural Committee chairman, delivers opening remarks

— 11:21 a.m.: Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan, Rev. Dr. Samuel Rodriguez and Pastor Paula White-Cain deliver invocations

— 11:30 a.m.: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer delivers remarks

— 11:35 a.m.: Vice Presidential oath is administered by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas

— 11:47 a.m.: Presidential oath is administered by Chief Justice John Roberts

— 11:51 a.m.: President Donald Trump delivers inaugural address

— 12:12 p.m.: Rabbi Marvin Hier, Rev. Franklin Graham and Bishop Wayne T. Jackson deliver benedictions

— 12:18 p.m.: Jackie Evancho performs the National Anthem


— 12:30 p.m.: Obama departs by helicopter from East Front

— 12:54 p.m.: President’s Room signing ceremony

— 1:08 p.m.: Luncheon

— 2:35 p.m.: Review of the troops

— 3 p.m.: Parade from the Capitol to the White House

— 7 p.m.: Inaugural balls get underway

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