Trumps inauguration to become president takesplace at noon local time on Friday 20th January.
The main ceremony is held at the White House, followed by a number of Inaugural Balls acrossthe city of Washington DC.
The official swearing-in ceremony occurs on the steps in front of the Capitol.
At noon local time on January 20, Donald Trump will take the Oath of Office and be sworn in asAmerica’s 45th president.
Chief Justice John Roberts of the US Supreme Court will administer the oath on the steps ofthe United States Capitol Building.
I Donald J Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of theUnited States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend theConstitution of the United States, so help me God.
After the swearing in, Mr Trump will give a speech that will, as all inaugural addresses are, berecorded in the pages of history.
If Mr Trump follows Mr Obama’s example, the speech will be about 20 minutes in length.
It is customary for the outgoing president to attend the inauguration of the incomingpresident, however, it is not compulsory.
President Obama is expected to be there at Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, but if hedoes not, then he would be the first president for 96 years to make such a snub.
Prior to Mr Trump’s address there will probably be musical performances and words fromreligious leaders.
Afterwards, there will be a departure ceremony for Mr Obama as his family.
Mr Trump will then attend the traditional Congressional luncheon and take part in theinaugural parade.
His motorcade will travel down Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol to the White House, withwell wishers and protesters lining the streets.
Across Washington DC inaugural balls will be held to mark Mr Trump's ascent to thepresidency. They will feature dancing and entertainment and appearances by President andFirst Lady Trump, and Vice President and Mrs. Pence.
Washington National Cathedral will host a Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service on January 21. Itis a tradition dating back to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s first inauguration in 1933. Bill Clinton,however, chose the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church, the historic black church indowntown Washington, for both of his inaugural prayer services.