President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office on Jan. 20, 2017, to formally become the 45 th President of the United States. The 58th presidential inauguration involves a swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol, followed by a luncheon and a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue. To order tickets to the 58th Presidential Inauguration swearing-in ceremony, visitors should contact the office of their Senator or Representative. For updates on the Inauguration Day festivities, visit the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies’ website . The District of Columbia also offers information on lodging, transportation, prohibited items and helpful tips on their website .