Who Will Be Where: The 2013 Inaugural Ball And Party Guide

By Sophie Pyle on Thursday, January 17, 2013

[More added 1/17--check the last slides] With bars open until 4am and politicos ready to party, there will be a lot going on to celebrate Obama's second Inauguration. Even if you missed out on the official ball tickets from the Presidential Inauguration Committee, there are still a lot of events you won't want to miss (in fact, most of the ones here will be better parties, period)! Balls come and go every 4 years, so pay attention to learn what's hot and what's not for 2013.

The Obamas and Bidens have been invited to basically all of the events listed here. They are only obligated to show up to the two official balls but just might pop in when you least expect them to...

AlbaniaAlcoholAlfre WoodardAlice WalkerAmbassador's Inaugural BallAmy BrennemanAmy GoodmanAngela DavisArenaArkansasArkansas State Society BallArt & SoulArt and SoulArt SmithAshley GreeneBahrainBandBill ClintonBiz MarkieBlack Tie and BootsBohemian CavernsBohemian Caverns / LIV / Tap & Parlour complexBotswanaBrightest Young ThingsBYT's Inauguration Spectacular 2013Carnegie Institute of ScienceCarnegie LibraryCathy Merrill WilliamsChef's BallChelsea HandlerChuck HagelCommander-in-Chief’s BalConnie BrittonCreative Coalition Inaugural Ball And Benefit GalaDanny Gloverdavid arquetteDavid ScottDJ FlowDrinksEdward LeeEric StonestreetErik BrunerEvan Handlerfederal and state elected officialsFoodGarrett GraffGarrett HedlundGaylord National HarborGeneration Now Kickoff Celebration with "Our Time"George Washington University Inaugural BallGeorgia State Society BallGiancarlo EspositoGladys KnightGoo Goo DollsGW Inaugural BallGWUHank AaronHarman Center for the ArtsHarry Reidheads of stateHell's KitchenHyatt Regency Capitol HillInaugural BallInaugural Ballsinauguration partiesJill BidenJoe BidenJohn BoehnerJohn LegendJohn LeguizamoJohnny GaleckiJulian BondKate BennettKatrina vanden HeuvelKirsten DunstKogod Courtyard at the Reynolds CenterKosovoLiechtensteinLiquid PleasureLIRALIVlive musicMalawiMarlon WayansMarriott Wardman ParkMatthew BomerMelissa LeoMi CasaMichelle ObamaMike BeebeMike IsabellaMike McIntyremobyMoroccoMuseum of Air and SpaceNational Museum of Women in the ArtsNational Press ClubNew MexicoNew Mexico State Society Inaugural BallNew York/Delaware/Maryland State Society BallNorth Carolina State Society BallOfficial Inaugural BallOmanOmar EppsOmni Shoreham HotelOur TimePanamaPaula AbdulPresident Barack ObamaRalph NaderRichard SchiffRock HarperScott DrewnoSecretary of DefenseSonoma Restaurant and Wine BarStars & Stripes Club at Nationals ParkSvetlana LegeticTap & ParlourTaraji P HensonThe Bluegrass BallThe FairmontThe Inaugural BallThe Peace BallTim DalyTodd GrayTop ChefTrinidad and TobagoWashington Convention CenterWashingtonian MagazineWashingtonian Magazine Starry Night Inaugural BallWayne KnightWes MortonWill.I.Am