TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Kansas Governor Laura Kelly will be sworn-in for her second term in office next month, but first, a slate of events will be hosted across the state leading up to Inauguration Day. 

On Thursday, the Kelly-Toland Inaugural Committee announced an official list of events for the Inauguration of Gov. Kelly and Lieutenant Governor David Toland. 

“We are excited to include people across the state in the Inaugural celebration,” Gov. Kelly said. “I look forward to working together to invest in our schools, support our families and commit to improving Kansas communities.”

The committee released a full schedule of events starting on Saturday, Jan. 7, leading up to Inauguration Day on Monday, Jan. 9. The celebration kicks off with “A Day of Service” on Saturday. 

The Inaugural Ball will be held on Jan. 8 at Stormont Vail Events Center at 6 p.m.  Single ball tickets start at $250 each. 

An interfaith service will be held in the morning on Inauguration Day, prior to an official Swearing-In Ceremony at noon. 

For more information on all inaugural events, please visit the website here.

According to the committee, more information regarding the events will be released on the website in the coming days. 

Here’s a full list of the inaugural events:


WHAT: Day of Service 

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023

WHERE: Locations vary, forthcoming information can be found here 

WHO: Lieutenant Governor David Toland 

WHAT: Inaugural Ball 

WHEN: Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Stormont Vail Expo Center, 1 Expocentre Dr., Topeka, KS 66612

WHO: In honor of Governor Laura Kelly and Lieutenant Governor David Toland

WHAT: Interfaith Service

WHEN: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Old Supreme Court Room (346-S), Kansas State Capitol, 300 W. 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66612

WHO: Governor Laura Kelly, Lieutenant Governor David Toland, and leaders from various faith and religious backgrounds from across the state of Kansas   

WHAT: Inaugural Swearing-in and Oath of Office Ceremony

WHEN: Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, at 12 12 p.m.

WHERE: Kansas State Capitol, South Lawn, 300 W. 10th Ave., Topeka, KS 66612

WHO: Governor Kelly, Lt. Governor Toland, and newly elected statewide officials