SUNDAY, JAN. 20
- The Southern Christian Leadership Conference will host a Gospel Brunch featuring Pastor Kim Burrell and Rev. Omarosa Manigault from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at L’Enfant Plaza Hotel Grand Ball Room, 420 L’Enfant Plaza SW in Washington, D. C. Ticket packages range from $65 o $300.
- Join Young & Powerful at the FORWARD: Presidential Brunch at 11 a.m. the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, 420 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, D.C. Tickets range from $44 to $88 with VIP admission available.
- IMPACT is hosting an Inaugural Jazz Brunch honoring “Champions of Change” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Tuscana West, 1350 I St. NW, Washington, D.C. Tickets are $100.
- Join Master of Ceremonies Roland S. Martin at the African American Church Inaugural Ball. The event will be held at the Grand Hyatt Washington, 1000 H Street NW in Washington, D.C. at 7 p.m. Tickets are available online and cost $300.
- Omegas for Obama will host its Inauguration Ball at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy. in Arlington, Va. The evening will include dinner, dancing, R&B from local group Just Friends and live jazz from artist Brian Lenair. Tickets cost $150.
- From 8 p.m. to midnight, drop by the Dream Realized Presidential Inaugural Ball at Camelot by Martins, 13905 Central Ave. in Upper Malboro, Md. Tickets are available online and cost $75
- Join the HBCU Buzz Show and the Blis.FM Family at their Inauguration Gala at the North Hall at Eastern Market, 225 7th St., SE in Washington, D.C. Guests may attend from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Tickets are available online and range from $32.50 to $65.
- The White House Party 2: the Artist’s Inaugural Ball will be held at the Rock and Roll Hotel, 1353 H St., NE in Washington, D.C. from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tickets are available online and cost $70.
- The HBCU Inaugural Gala Ball will be at The Sphinx Club at Franklin Square in Washington, D.C. from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Featuring comedian Finesse Mitchell and singer Vivian Green, tickets are $250.
- The HBCU Presidential Inauguration Ball will be held at the International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW, from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. You may purchase a single ticket $125 or pay $200 per couple.
- The H.O.P.E. Inaugural Youth Ball is one of the few places where kids can go, as long as they are accompanied by adults. Held at the historic Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW in Washington, D.C., tickets are $75. Kids of all ages are welcome.
- Jack and Jill of America’s Montgomery County Maryland Chapter will host its Heritage Inaugural Ball from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center, 1 Veterans Pl. in Silver Spring, Md. Tickets cost $25 for kids ages 5 to 17 and $50 for 18 and up, however are sold out, according to the tickets website.
- Join Lt. Governor Anthony Brown at the Rhythm and Blues Reloaded Inaugural Ball at George of DC, 3251 Prospect St. NW in Washington, D.C. From 8 p.m. and 3 a.m., guests may attend.
- The historic Metropolitan AME Church will host the 2013 Inaugural Second Chances Gospel Concert and Prayer Service at 1518 M St. NW in Washington, D.C. at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $35 to $55.
- Join Young & Powerful at its CAPTIVATE: Semi Formal at Ultra, 911 F St., NW, Washington, D.C. at 9 p.m. Tickets range from $80 to $100. The event features heavy hors d’ovres, open bar, music and a Young & Powerful token of appreciation.
- Urban Fetes will present its Executive Order Inaugural Ball 2013 at Mio Restaurant & Lounge, 1110 Vermont Ave. NW, Washington, D. C. at 9 a.m. Tickets range from $25 to $50. Early bird rates end on Jan. 20.
- The 2013 Young Lawyers and Professionals Inauguration Reception will be held at Opera, 1400 I St. NW in Washington, D.C. from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is hosted by the Howard University Law Alumni Club of DC, George Washington Black Law Alumni Association, National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the National Law Group.
- IMPACT and Russell Simmons’ Hip-Hop Summit Action Network is hosting the Hip Hop Ball II, FORWARD at the Harman Center, 610 F. St. NW, Washington, D. C. from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Join special hosts LaLa Anthony and Terrence J for a night of special performances and awards. General admission is $500 and VIP admission is $1000.
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