List of unofficial events for the first inauguration of Barack Obama

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The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States, which was held on January 20, 2009, had several unofficial events tied to ceremonies.

Unofficial pre-events[edit]

In addition to the official events, an array of notable gatherings and celebrations were held throughout Washington, D.C. and the surrounding region in the days leading up to the inauguration, including:[1]

Unofficial post-event balls[edit]

In addition to the official inaugural balls visited by President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to celebrate the inauguration, various other notable balls and gatherings were held on January 20, 2009 throughout Washington, D.C. and the surrounding region that featured an array of themes, including:[1]

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