Your Guide To Inauguration Weekend In Washington, DC

Guide To Inauguration Weekend In Washington, DC

Inauguration weekend is officially upon us!  If you’re in the DC area, here’s what you need to know:


Inauguration Day Road Closures Washington, DC

Beginning on Wednesday, January 18th, road closures will begin happening all over the city.  Here’s what you need to know about how it will affect your commute.


Attending The Inauguration

Inauguration Viewing Ticket Map


If you’re planning to attend (and already have a ticket), here’s an overview map of the color-coded ticketed sections.




DC Metro Map

Curbed DC has provided a great list of the closest Metro stations if you’re attending the ceremony or want to be close-by:

  • Capitol South
  • Federal Center SW
  • L’Enfant Plaza
  • Smithsonian
  • Federal Triangle
  • Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter
  • Union Station
  • Eastern Market



The actual inauguration is far from the only event happening this weekend.  The Washington, DC Patch created a great schedule and roundup of events happening throughout the next few days.


Other Resources

Some other great roundups of events and info:



The Washington Post


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