How to attend inauguration and ball for Governor-elect Ralph Northam

RICHMOND, Va. – The inauguration of Governor-elect Ralph Northam is free and open to the public, but a ticket will be required.

Northam’s swearing in ceremony and inaugural ball will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018.

The swearing-in ceremony is at noon. Due to limited seating, tickets will be available on a first come, first serve basis to those who request a ticket online no later than Dec. 22.

Additionally, requesting a ticket does not guarantee admittance to the ceremony. Those who are interested in requesting a ticket can do so at

Those who are interested in volunteering at Governor-elect Northam’s swearing in ceremony can sign up online here.

The Inaugural Ball will be held at 8 p.m. at the Main Street Station. Those who are interested in attending the Inaugural Ball can purchase their tickets online at