Inaugural Ball


Sheila E. to Headline D.C. Mayor’s Inaugural Ball

Pop singer-songwriter Sheila E. will headline the inaugural ball for Washington’s new mayor.


President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama arrive for the Comander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball at the Walter Washington Convention Center on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama Wears Wu to the Inaugural Balls Again

Michelle Obama made it a fashion tradition Monday night, wearing a custom-made Jason Wu gown to the inauguration balls.


President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at an Inaugural Ball in 2009. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Enlisted Men and Women Will Be Inaugural Ball Partners for Obamas, Bidens

An Air Force medical technician who served in Afghanistan has been chosen to dance with President Barack Obama at an inaugural ball Monday night.


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Ticketmaster Glitch Releases Inaugural Ball Tickets to Public Early

A Sunday evening email system check is to blame for an inadvertent early release of tickets for the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Inaugural Ball, according to a statement.


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Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Washington DC

When President Barack Obama was sworn in the first time, visitors to the city overwhelmed the metro, hotels, restaurants and locals. This is how to stay ahead of the game and enjoy the inaugural experience.


Construction continues as workers build the platform to be used for the Presidential Inauguration ceremony on the west front of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, as seen on December 11, 2012. US President Barack Obama's second inauguration will take place with a public ceremonial oath of office on January 21, 2013. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Tickets Still Available For Inaugural Ball

A limited number of tickets are still available to the general public for the Inaugural Ball and can be claimed by following a few simple steps.