The Presidential Inaugural Committee has now released the details about all ten inaugural balls to be held on Inauguration Day, one of which is being held for the young voters who rallied around Mr. Obama during his presidential campaign.
There will also be regional balls – the Eastern ball, for example, is for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Puerto Rico – and home state inaugural balls for the president and vice president-elect. (Mr. Obama's will include Illinois and Hawaii; Mr. Biden's, Delaware and Pennsylvania.)this post.
Youth Inaugural Ball - Young Americans aged 18-35; Washington Hilton
Obama Home States Inaugural Ball - Illinois and Hawaii invited guests; Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Biden Home States Inaugural Ball -Delaware and Pennsylvania invited guests; Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Eastern Inaugural Ball - CT, ME, MA, NH, RI, VT, PR, and USVI invited guests; Union Station
Mid-Atlantic Inaugural Ball - MD, VA, DC, NY, NJ, and WV invited guests; Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Midwest Inaugural Ball - KS, IN, IA, MI, MN, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI, and MO invited guests; Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Southern Inaugural Ball - AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and TX invited guests; National Guard Armory
Western Inaugural Ball - AK, CA, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY, AZ, CO, NV, NM, UT, OK, GUAM/AS invited guests; Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Neighborhood Inaugural Ball - DC residents, additional guests; Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Commander-in-Chief's Inaugural Ball - Enlisted active duty and reserve military; National Building Museum