Today, Donald Trump will be sworn in at his inauguration, becoming the 45th President of The United States. This is a day full of exciting events for all Americans as they turn their eyes to the US Capitol to watch Donald Trump formally replace President Barack Obama in the White House. Although this is a monumental and historic day for the American People, some of us still have to work… so if you can’t tune in for the duration of the inauguration, we’ve laid out a time line so you can catch the events you don’t want to miss!
FRIDAY 20 JANUARY
- 9:30am (14:30 GMT)Inauguration ceremony begins with musical performances
- 11:30am (16:30 GMT) Opening remarks followed by Supreme Court Justice swearing in Mr. Pence
- 11:45am -Noon (16:45 – 17:00 GMT)President Obama’s term of office ends at precisely noon. Before then, Mr. Trump must recite the oath of office, administered by Chief Justice Roberts. He will then deliver his inaugural address
- 3pm-5pm (20:00 – 22:00 GMT) Trump and Mr. Pence will embark on a 1.5 mile (2.4km) parade down Pennsylvania Avenue, which will probably be lined with both supporters and protesters
- 7pm-11pm (00:00-04:00 GMT) Trump, Mr. Pence and their wives will attend three official inaugural balls
It’s safe to say after this long election season many of us would definitely enjoy some down time. Add to the inauguration timeline above and pencil yourself in to book some vacation time! Why not come to St. Simons Island and enjoy the warmer weather and the salty air? You can relax, unwind and enjoy some time to yourself after this weekend’s inauguration events!