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The President's Own Marine Band rehearses for the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Jan. 19, 2017. REUTERS

Inauguration Day is Friday, but the festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump take place over several days.

Trump arrived in Washington on Thursday and after participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, he was to attend the "Make America Great Again!" concert at the Lincoln Memorial, scheduled for 4 p.m. Toby Keith and 3 Doors Down were to perform and Trump was to address the crowd. The concert was to be televised nationally.

Security gates around the inauguration ceremonies were to open at 6 a.m. EST Friday. The official Inauguration Day celebration was to begin at 11:30 a.m at the West Front of the Capitol. U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts was to administer the oath of office at noon. Trump was to take the oath on a family bible, as well as a bible owned by Abraham Lincoln that President Barack Obama also used during both of his inaugurations. Trump's inaugural address was to follow completion of the oath of office.

Following the inaugural address, Congress was to host a luncheon for Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and their families. The inaugural parade was to follow. It is to be shorter than previous parades.

"You’ve had previous parades that are three or four hours long. This is going to be a shorter parade, an hour to hour-and-a-half or so, so he can go to work,” Alex Stroman, the deputy director of communications for the Presidential Inauguration Committee told Breitbart.

Several official and unofficial inaugural balls were to take place Friday night around Washington. The official event to be attended by Trump, Pence and their families is the official Inaugural Ball at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, beginning at 7 p.m.

On Saturday morning an interfaith prayer service was scheduled at the National Cathedral at 10 a.m.

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