Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday. If you want to keep tabs on the inauguration and related events from Philadelphia, here's what you need to know.


The ceremony begins at 11:30 a.m., with musical performances earlier in the morning. Trump will take the oath of office around noon and then give his inaugural address.

Watching from home or work

The event will be broadcast on the major networks and cable news channels; it will also be streamed on many websites, including

Attending an inauguration event

If you want to watch the inauguration on a larger screen, there are some viewing events scheduled. Options include:

Taking part in a counter-inauguration event 
Several anti-Trump events are planned for Philadelphia on Friday for those wanting to counter the inaugural festivities. (And more, larger, women's marches are planned for Saturday for Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and other cities.) Friday counter-events in Philadelphia include: