WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Charlie Crist, D-St. Petersburg, has announced the availability of tickets for constituents to attend the 2017 Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Home address (residence must be confirmed to be within Florida's 13th Congressional District, which can be verified by visiting www.house.gov and entering your zip code into the box at the top right-hand corner of the homepage)
• Number of tickets (limit of two per individual request)
Requests must be received by noon on Monday, Jan. 9. Constituents will be notified whether or not they have been allotted tickets. For those receiving tickets, they must be able to pick them up from the Congressman's D.C. office, 427 Cannon House Office Building, between Monday, Jan. 16, and Thursday, Jan. 19. Tickets may be picked up between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. No tickets will be distributed after 5 p.m. on the 19.
For those interested in attending, note that Washington, D.C. will be experiencing large crowds for the inauguration. It is often the coldest time of year; inaugural attendees typically stand outside for extended periods. Additionally, with a high demand for air travel, as well as housing, you may experience difficulties securing accommodations for your trip. Please plan accordingly.
While the office of Congressman Charlie Crist is unable to assist with travel arrangements, more information is available on the 2017 Presidential Inauguration, including information from the District of Columbia regarding lodging, transportation, security measures, and street closures, at https://www.usa.gov/inauguration-2017.