Welcome to Virginia’s 2009 Presidential Inauguration Web site. Here you will find Virginia–specific information regarding the upcoming inauguration, including travel restrictions, how to get to the events, what to expect and how to get around.
How to Get Around
The District of Columbia and surrounding areas, including Virginia, are expecting a large influx in traffic both on Inauguration day and the days surrounding the event. Here you will find out what to expect in terms of traffic delays, road and bridge closures, transportation options, parking, maps, and pedestrian, bicycle and handicap accessibility. (more…)
How to Protect Your Health:
Those planning to attend inaugural events
should prepare to stand outside in cold weather
in large crowds for several hours and
walk long distances.
Make sure you know how to dress
warmly and learn other tips from the
Virginia Department of Health
to help you protect
your health and safety
if you are planning to attend
this historic event.
What to Expect
Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to take part in inauguration day activities. With crowds of that size, it is important to know what to expect. Here you will find information regarding expected attendance and crowd precautions, security measures and prohibited items, weather, arrival times and additional items to consider. (more…)
What to Do
Here you will find more information about the various events surrounding the presidential inauguration, including a general schedule of activities and admission information. (more…)
Press releases, travel advisories, maps, contact information and media guidelines (more…)
Other Sites of Interest
Many organizations are working together to make the 56th Presidential Inauguration a success. This page provides links to other Web sites that can provide additional information. (more…)