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Inauguration Day on the Mall

Please note: This event has already occurred.
Even without tickets to Monday's ceremonies, it's possible to feel part of the historic day. Much of the Mall, stretching from outside the Capitol perimeter to the Washington Monument, is open to the public and will be dotted with Jumbotron screens for visitors to watch the action as it takes place on the U.S. Capitol steps. The Mall opens at 4 a.m.; the program begins at 11:30 a.m. and the parade is at 2:30 p.m. Entry points to the Mall are: Constitution Avenue NW at Seventh Street, Ninth Street and 12th Street; and on Independence SW at Seventh Street and 12th Street.