The Hogan-Rutherford Inaugural Celebration

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

8:00 A.M.

INAUGURAL PRAYER SERVICE
St. Mary's Catholic Church
109 Duke of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
By Invitation Only

9:00 A.M.

PRE-INAUGURAL SERVICE BEGINS
North Lawn of State House
(Parking available at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium Blue Lot)
Annapolis, MD

12:00 P.M.

SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF LT. GOVERNOR BOYD RUTHERFORD AND GOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN
North Lawn of State House
Annapolis, MD

1:30 P.M.

PUBLIC RECEPTION AND RECEIVING LINE
State House
Annapolis, MD

7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

INAUGURAL SPONSORS AND VIP RECEPTION
MGM National Harbor
Oxon Hill, MD
Sponsor the Event Purchase VIP Tickets

8:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.

THE INAUGURAL GALA
MGM National Harbor
Oxon Hill, MD
Purchase Gala Tickets Book a Hotel Room

Friday, January 18, 2019

1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

FAMILY AND CHARITY EVENT
Hosted by First Lady Yumi Hogan and Mrs. Monica Rutherford
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
RSVP

FAQs

Swearing-In FAQs

1. Where will the official swearing-in take place?

The official swearing in will take place on the northwest lawn of the Maryland State House on Wednesday, January 16th at 12:00 NOON. The pre-inaugural service will feature musical groups from across the State and will start at 9:00 AM.

2. Is there parking?

Yes, parking is available at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. The parking lot opens at 7:00 AM. A shuttle service will be provided from the Stadium to the Maryland State House.

3. Where is the closest place to be dropped off near the Maryland State House?

The drop off location closest to the Maryland State House is at the corner of School Street and Church Circle.

4. Is the swearing-in ceremony open to the public?

Yes, the swearing-in is open to the public and anyone is welcome to attend.

5. Is there handicapped seating?

Yes, handicapped seating will be at the intersection of State Circle and Maryland Avenue.

6. Will refreshments be provided?

Light refreshments will be provided during the public reception inside the Maryland State House at 1:30 PM following the swearing-in ceremony.



Gala FAQs

1. Where is the Gala located?

The Gala will be held at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD.

2. What time does the Gala start and what room is it in?

VIP will begin at 7:00 in the Grand Ballroom. The Gala will begin at 8:00 in the MGM Theater. The Gala will end at 11:00 PM.

3. What is the attire?

The attire is black tie. Men will wear tuxedos or dark suites. Ladies will be in cocktail dresses and gowns.

4. Will there be food at the event?

Yes, both the VIP and Gala will feature food and open bar.

5. Will there be musical entertainment?

Yes, there will be musical entertainment in both the VIP reception and Gala.

6. Will the Governor be there?

Yes, absolutely. Governor Hogan and Lt. Governor Rutherford are looking forward to seeing you all.