Inaugural Events

Inaugural Event: Bold Vision for a Brighter Future: Thought Leaders Luncheon

Date: Monday, January 7, 2019

Time: Doors open at 11 a.m. EST and program begins at 12 p.m. EST

Location: The University Center Club B, 403 Stadium Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32306 (event ticket required for entry; open to credentialed media).

Broadcast: Live on the Florida Channel; check https://thefloridachannel.org/ for details.

Description: Governor-elect Ron DeSantis has a bold vision for the future of our state and a plan to build on Florida’s success. The Thought Leaders Luncheon will feature Florida’s top leaders from the private and public sectors to discuss how we can work together to secure Florida’s future. During the event, Governor-elect DeSantis will share the DeSantis-Nuñez administration’s Bold Vision for a Brighter Future.


Inaugural Event: Working Together in Faith: Inaugural Prayer Breakfast

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Time: Doors open at 6:45 a.m. EST and program begins at 8 a.m. EST

Location: Florida A & M University, 1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32307 (event ticket required for entry; open to credentialed media).

Broadcast: Live on the Florida Channel; check https://thefloridachannel.org/ for details.

Description: Florida’s faith leaders play a critical role in working with government to better serve our communities. This event continues the time-honored tradition of an inclusive Inaugural Prayer Breakfast celebrating our state and its diversity ahead of the official Swearing-In Ceremony. Individuals of all faiths are welcome to attend this event and pray for Floridians across the state.


Inaugural Event: Swearing-in Ceremony of Florida’s 46th Governor

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019.

Time: Seating begins at 9 a.m. EST and program begins at 11 a.m. EST

Location: Historic Capitol Building, 400 S Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399

(open/ticketed; open to credentialed media).

Broadcast: Live on the Florida Channel; check https://thefloridachannel.org/ for details.

Description: The Swearing-In Ceremony on the steps of Florida’s Historic Capitol Building symbolizes the uniquely American tradition of a peaceful transition of power as our state welcomes its newly elected officials. The 2019 Inaugural Committee looks forward to the historic Swearing-In Ceremony of Governor-elect Ron DeSantis and Lieutenant Governor-elect Jeanette Nuñez, as well as members of the Florida Cabinet.


Inaugural Event: Bold Vision for a Brighter Future: Legislative Luncheon

Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Time: Doors open at 12:30 p.m. EST and program begins at 1 p.m. EST

Location: Capitol Building, 4th Floor, 400 S Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399 (event ticket required for entry; open to credentialed media).

Broadcast: Live on the Florida Channel; check https://thefloridachannel.org/ for details.

Description: For the first time in Inaugural history, Governor-elect Ron DeSantis will address Florida’s Legislative leaders and Cabinet officials on the 4th Floor in the Capitol Rotunda between the Chambers of the Florida Senate and the Florida House of Representatives. Governor-elect DeSantis will discuss his plans to work with our state’s elected leaders to achieve a Bold Vision for a Brighter Future so we can continue to build on our success and address the challenges that lie ahead.