Parades Performers Poets
By Emma Bickford '22 | January 7, 2021
What would Inauguration Day be without the excitement of celebration and the continuation of American tradition? Performing arts and spectacular floats have adorned the momentous shift in presidential power for years past, and many significant groups and people have done their part in adding to the fun of the inauguration. The White House Historical Association’s article called “Presidential Inaugurations” explains that the modern Inauguration Day is not so much a celebration of a specific candidate’s victory to the presidential position, but rather it is a celebration of the country’s democratic republic. Let’s take a look at a few of the most memorable moments of entertainment in inaugural history.