Historic Eastern Market
Prepare for an awesome event!
is the date and time of the American Muslim Inaugural Gala?
The Inaugural Gala will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013. Doors will open at 7:00 p.m. for the general reception.
will the American Muslim Inaugural Gala be hosted?
The Inaugural Gala will be held at Historic Eastern Market's North Hall on Capital Hill in Washington, DC. Eastern Market is located at 225 7th Street SE, Washington, DC 20003.
do I wear to the American Muslim Inaugural Gala?
Dress for the event is black-tie.
do I purchase tickets to the American Muslim Inaugural Gala?
Tickets for the Gala start at $65 each and are non-refundable. Tickets are now available for the 2013 Muslim Inaugural Ball!
Who are the benefiting charities for the American Muslim Inaugural Gala?
The proceeds will go towards the Interfaith Youth Initiative, the Interfaith Youth for Climate Justice, Masjid Muhammad, Genius Corps, and Muslimat Al Nisaa Interfaith charities.
mode of transportation should I use to get to the American Muslim Inaugural Gala?
Metro access is available one block from our venue at the Eastern Market Metro station, which services the orange, and blue lines.
Eastern market is in close proximity to the Mall and U.S. Capitol Building. Visitors arriving by car will have access to the free
parking lot located on 7th Street, just across from Eastern Market. Additional
street parking is located on surrounding streets. Both are subject to
Officials are expecting large crowds in Washington, DC for the 2013 Inauguration and getting around the region throughout the three-day weekend will be challenging. Parking is limited in the city, so the best way to get to the inaugural events will be by public transportation. Everyone will need a lot of patience and should be prepared to wait in long lines. You should purchase your Metro fare in advance to save time. Be sure to have enough fare value on your SmarTrip card or farecard to make a round trip. Following is a guide to transportation options and access points to the events.
Inauguration 2013 Transportation Guide - How to Get Around Washington, DC for the 2013 Inauguration
I bring a guest to the American Muslim Inaugural Gala?
Each ticket to the Inaugural Ball is for one person and is non-refundable. Guests are welcome, but we request that each guest purchase a ticket.
am interested in sponsorship opportunities. Who should I contact?
Deadline for sponsorship is January 18, 2013. For more information on Inaugural Gala sponsorship opportunities and levels, please see information below, or contact us at 202-387-7864.
dinner be served at the American Muslim Inaugural Gala?
The Gala will feature multiple buffet stations inspired by different cultures.
The Muslim Inaugural Gala on Monday January 21st, represents a collaborative effort and the Grand Finale of a full weekend of inaugural celebrations stemming from the American Muslim community, including another gala on Sunday and the National Day of Service on Saturday with the Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC).
From now until Thursday January 17, join faith communities across DC in collecting food for those in need. Masjid Muhammad will serve as a drop off location for non-perishable items. On Friday January 18, we will be delivering food to Trinity Washington University. On Saturday January 19, the National Day of Service we will need volunteers to help package the food and then distribute to food pantries across DC.
Contact Razi Hashmi, PIC Service Fellow for more details.
Giving Grain Food Pantry
The Islamic Heritage Museum is located at 2315 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, Washington, DC 20020
MUSLIM AMERICAN INAUGURAL BENEFIT GALA - SOLD OUT
WHEN: Sunday, January 20, 2013, 7pm - 11pm
MUSLIM INAUGURAL GALA
WHEN: Monday, January 21, 2013, 7:00– 11:00 p.m.
WHERE: Historic Eastern Market on Capitol Hill – North Hall. 225 7th Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
(Limited parking is available free of charge)