George Washington University Inaugural Ball
January 21, 2013. Omni Shoreham Hotel. 2500 Calvert Street, NW Washington DC. GW students, staff, faculty, and alumni are invited to participate in the inaugural celebration. Tickets: $100-150.
Glen Echo Inaugural Ball
January 21, 2013. Glen Echo Park’s Spanish Ballroom, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo MD. This event is presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington in cooperation with the World Music and Dance Institute, as a benefit for the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts & Culture. ) This alternative, non-partisan fundraiser will feature Waltz and couples dance music by The Gigmeisters and virtuoso performances in styles ranging from swing to Viennese waltz, and vintage dance music. Tickets: $20.
Global Peace Inaugural Ball
January 21, 2013. Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW Washington, DC. Support global peace initiatives and partnerships and alliances while celebrating our newly elected President of the United States of America. Tickets: $250.
Inaugural Ball at Key Bridge
January 21, 2013. Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge, 1900 North Fort Myer Drive, Arlington, VA. The ball is sponsored by ChulaGlobalNetwork, a strategic public affairs firm advocating on behalf of the 'aspiring Hispanic female' as life's journey takes her around the Globe. Tickets: $100 per person, $150 per couple.
Inaugural Ball for the Rest of Us: Four More Years
January 21, 2013. Washington DCJCC, 1529 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Dance the night away with your friends in celebration of American democracy-in-action and a fantastic excuse to wear that fabulous groomsman’s suit/bridesmaid’s dress/shiny accessory/fancy shoes you thought you’d never be able to wear again.
Tickets: $55 before January 18, $65 after.
Muslim Inaugural Gala
January 21, 2013 - Eastern Market's North Hall, 225 7th Street SE, Washington, DC. The American Interfaith and Multicultural Affair will bring together people of faith from various cultures, political denominations and orientations, in order to further promote the spirit of goodwill amongst men and women to celebrate with food, unity, entertainment and awareness. Tickets: $100.
National Congress of Black Women Inaugural Celebration
January 21, 2013. Jenny's on the Waterfront, 1000 Water Street SW Washington, DC. The event starts in the morning with brunch, refreshments all day, dinner and entertainment in the evening. For more information, call (202) 678-6788.
Native Nations Inaugural Ball
January 21, 2013. National Museum of the American Indian. Fourth Street & Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC. The inaugural ball will highlight the self-determination of Native nations and will feature music, dancing and Native cuisine. Funds raised will support the educational programs of the Museum. Tickets: $1,000.
Out for Equality Inaugural Ball
January 21, 2013. Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation invites you to the premier LGBT celebration of the 2013 inauguration. The event features an open bar, cocktail buffet, and live musical performances by Cyndi Lauper, Audra McDonald, Will Swenson, Frenchie Davis and a host of other special guests. Tickets: $375.
Tennessee State Society Inaugural Ball
January 21, 2013. The Sphinx Club. 1315 K Street, NW Washington DC. Tickets: $140 per person, $250 per couple and $475 per 4 person group. Pricing to increase after Jan. 1.
Victory Inaugural Ball
January 21, 2013. Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road NW Washington, DC. Sponsored by Positive Business Women. Live performances by Maxwell, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Musiq Soulchild and special guest Secret Society. Tickets: $200 and up.
For details about Inauguration Day, see Presidential Inauguration 2013.