Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies Inaugural Web Site. January 20, 2009; Printed from

Only 4 days until January 20, 2009, Inauguration Day.

The latest ticketholder information, including an interactive map, a downloadable PDF map, and the program
  • Read the menu, download recipes, see the china and flower arrangements, and view the paiting for the luncheon

  • Watch the swearing in online. This video stream will be closed captioned. See the entire ceremony streamed via the Internet right here on January 20. (Flash plugin required.)

  • Visit the National Weather Service's historic inaugural weather website for a look at weather on inauguration day.

  • Learn how President Lincoln serves as the cornerstone for the theme, "A New Birth of Freedom."