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2017 Presidential Inaugural Parade Order

Planned order of march announced for Inaugural Parade lineup

WASHINGTON, DC (January 17, 2017) — The Presidential Inaugural Committee has announced the complete lineup of groups and the marching order planned for the 2017 Presidential Inaugural Parade on Friday, January 20. The lineup features 23 marching bands including military, college, high school and civic bands from across the nation.

More than 8,000 people will follow President Trump and Vice President Pence after the swearing-in ceremony as they proceed 1.5 miles from the Capitol to the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue, continuing the tradition that began with Thomas Jefferson in 1801.

The 58th Presidential Inauguration January 20, 2017 Each branch of the military will pay tribute to our country by doing a flyover at the appropriate point when their branch is represented in the parade.

The President, Vice President, and their families will watch the processional from the reviewing stand in front of the White House. The estimated start time for the parade is 3:00 PM (Eastern) on Friday, January 20.

Live Streams Announced

Multiple media outlets have announced they will be streaming the day's activities — including the parade — live. Among the options available:
• PBS NewsHour will stream live on Twitter at
• CBS News will stream live at
• USA Today will stream live in 360-degree format on YouTube at

All major television networks and cable news channels will be covering the inauguration festivities. Coverage of the parade will vary, but it is anticipated that all of the networks will at least show the parade as background of their ongoing coverage.

2017 Presidential Inaugural Parade Order

Parade participant lineup and order of appearance subject to change until the parade begins.

  • United States Army, Staff element
  • United States Army Field Band
  • United States Military Academy
  • United States Army
  • United States Army Color Guard
  • United States Army National Guard
  • United States Army Reserve
  • New York Police Department Emerald Society Pipes and Drums
  • Caisson Platoon of the Third Infantry Regiment
  • Nassau County Firefighter's Pipes and Drums (New York)
  • Wounded Warrior Project
  • Disabled American Veterans
  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • New York Military Academy
  • The Marist College Band (New York)
  • Boone County Elite Equestrian Drill Team (Kentucky)
  • West Monroe High School Marching Band (Louisiana)
  • Texas State University Strutters
  • Talladega College Band (Alabama)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • United States Marine Corps, Staff element
  • United States Marine Band
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Marine Corps Color Guard
  • United States Marine Corps Reserve
  • Navajo Code Talkers Association
  • United States Border Patrol Pipes and Drums
  • United States Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations
  • Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Motorcycle Drill Team
  • Culver Academies Black Horse Troop and Equestriennes (Indiana)
  • Columbus North High School Marching Band (Indiana)
  • Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors
  • Norwich University Regimental Band and Drill Team (Vermont)
  • Rural Tractor Brigade
  • University of Tennessee Marching Band
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • United States Navy, Staff element
  • United States Navy Band
  • United States Naval Academy
  • United States Navy
  • United States Navy Color Guard
  • United States Naval Reserve
  • Merced County Sheriff's Posse (California)
  • Coastal Florida Police and Fire Pipes and Drums
  • Multi-Jurisdictional Mounted Police Drill Team and Color Guard (Michigan)
  • 1st Infantry Division Commanding General's Mounted Color Guard
  • Girl Scouts of America
  • Franklin Regional High School Marching Band (Pennsylvania)
  • Fishburne Military School Army JROTC Caissons Battalion (Virginia)
  • Lil' Wranglers (Texas)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • United States Air Force, Staff element
  • United States Air Force Band
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Air Force Color Guard
  • United States Air National Guard
  • United States Air Force Reserve
  • The Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes (South Carolina)
  • The Citadel Summerall Guards
  • 1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment
  • Olivet Nazarene University Marching Band (Illinois)
  • Military and Department of Defense Kids Overseas (U.S. Naval Air Station, Sigonella, Italy)
  • Tupelo High School Marching Band (Mississippi)
  • Mid America Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team (Michigan)
  • Palmetto Ridge High School Marching Band (Florida)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • United States Coast Guard, Staff element
  • United States Coast Guard Band
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
  • United States Coast Guard
  • United States Coast Guard Color Guard
  • United States Coast Guard Reserve
  • Cleveland Police Mounted Unit (Ohio)
  • North Carolina Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association
  • Palm Beach Police Honor Guard (Florida)
  • Russellville High School Marching Band (Arkansas)
  • Colorado Freedom Riders
  • Frankfort High School Marching Band (West Virginia)
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy Staff
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy Band
  • United States Merchant Marine Color Guard
  • United States Merchant Marine Academy Company
  • First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry
  • Virginia Military Institute

Source material and image courtesy of the Presidential Inaugural Committee Press Office.

Copyright 2017 All rights reserved. This material may not be published or redistributed without permission.

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