The Washingtonian Inaugural Ball

Join Washingtonian for an evening of drinking, dining, and dancing as we celebrate the 58th Presidential Inauguration. This non-partisan affair is cocktail-reception style with no reserved dinner tables, but there will be plenty of seating and savory fare available for all attendees. Located at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, this will be the go-to ball for Washington insiders.


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We will not be selling tickets at the door.

January 21, 2017
8:00 PM - Midnight
National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and G Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20001


Round Three: General Admission
$350 general admission tickets.

Prices will increase to $395 on December 30.

Tickets are not refundable, but are transferable. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
Saturday, January 21st
Black tie optional
Must be 21+ to attend
Includes: Dinner, Open Bar, Live Music, Dancing

Guests who are visibly intoxicated and/or disruptive will be escorted out of the event.
Tickets are nonrefundable, except where required by law. You will receive your tickets by email. If you haven't received them in an hour, or if you are having trouble purchasing tickets, please contact [email protected]. Thank you!

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Getting There

If you are planning to drive, valet will be available at the G Street entrance for $10 per car.
If you are taking the Metro, the closest stop is the Gallery Place Chinatown Metro Station (Green, Red, and Yellow lines).
If you take an Uber, Lyft, or other ride-share service, be sure your driver drops you off on the G Street side of the Portrait Gallery.

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