2017 South Carolina Presidential Inaugural Ball

The South Carolina State Society will host the SC Presidential Inaugural Ball celebrating the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump.  The ball will be held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery on Thursday, January 19, 2017.


Click here to purchase tickets to the 2017 SC Presidential Inaugural Ball.  Tickets are $160.  The ticket price includes admission to the Ball, heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar, and processing fees.


The South Carolina State Society thanks our sponsors for their generous support of the Inaugural Ball!

Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Click here for the donor benefits package or e-mail scinaugural@gmail.com for more information.  Please note that we are no longer accepting new $500 and $1,000 level donors.

Checks should be made out to SCSS – Inaugural Ball and mailed to:

SC Inaugural Ball
2200 Wilson Blvd., Ste. #102-6
Arlington, VA 22201

Event Information

Location: National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum
VIP Reception: 7:30p.m.
Event Begins: 8:00p.m.
Attire: Black Tie or Military Dress
Accommodations: The venue is located in the Chinatown neighborhood of Washington, DC.  There are a number of hotels within walking distance, but the SC State Society does not have a room block at any.
Transportation: The museum is across the street from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro stop, which serves the Yellow, Green, and Red metro lines.  Parking in this area is extremely limited and will be more so during inauguration weekend.  Public transportation or a taxi/ride share service is highly recommended.

Inaugural Ball Planning Committee

Robin Muthig, Chair
Jonathan Beam
Eliza Edgar
Becky Fleming
Scott Graber
Leslie Lake
Teddie Norton
Christy Tinnes
Jessica-Phillips Tyson
Lin Whitehouse


For press inquiries, please contact Leslie Lake at scinaugural@gmail.com.

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