Saturday Jan 12

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Open House with Juliana Stratton
Ace Hotel
311 N Morgan Street

Chicago, IL 60607

Let’s kick off the Inaugural weekend with the next Lt. Governor with music and dancing. Wearing your freshest kicks is encouraged!

Sunday Jan 13

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Open House with JB and MK Pritzker
Old State Capitol Building
1 North Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701

Join JB and MK Pritzker for their open house at the Old State Capitol Building. Members of the public will be able to shake JB’s hand and receive a photo. There will be light refreshments and music from an Illinois quartet.
Enter through the East Adams Street entrance on the South entrance of the building. 

Monday Jan 14

8:30 am - 9:30 Am

Interfaith Prayer Service
First Presbyterian Church
321 South Seventh Street
Springfield, IL 62701

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Illinois Inauguration Ceremony
Bank of Springfield Center
1 Convention Center Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701

Illinoisans interested in attending the Swearing-in Ceremony of governor-elect JB Pritzker and five Constitutional Officers on Monday, January 14, 2019 in Springfield, will need a ticket.

Due to the overwhelming interest in the swearing-in ceremony, we are still processing all requests. Everyone who requested a ticket before January 1, will receive an email in the coming days to let you know whether or not we were able to fulfill your request. Thank you.

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Inauguration Celebration
Springfield, IL

General sale tickets may be purchased here.

Parking and Transportation Information: Complimentary shuttles will run regularly to and from the Inauguration Host Hotels beginning at 6:30 pm. The last shuttle will depart the Celebration at 11:15 pm.

For sponsorship opportunities please contact Leah Israel at