Frequently Asked Questions 


When does the Vettys Presidential Inaugural Ball take place?  

On the night of the Presidential Inauguration (January 20, 2017)

What time will festivities begin?

Red Carpet arrivals begin at 7PM | Dinner and Awards Ceremony will begin at 8PM | Ball and dancing with commence at 9:00PM

Where is the venue?

The Hay-Adams Hotel in Washington, D.C., which overlooks The White House in the most luxurious way. 

I am not a Veteran. Can I still purchase tickets to the Ball?


Who is responsible for organizing the Vettys Inaugural Ball?

Academy of United States Veterans is the main organizing platform along with Paralyzed Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans, Coalition to Salute America's Heroes and Military Order of the Purple Heart. 

How can I contact them?

You may contact the AUSV at or call 703.649.4510. 

How can I purchase a sponsorship package?

You can click on the sponsorship tab to obtain information about opportunities and to gain access to a link in order to purchase the sponsorship level of choice. 

Do ticket prices increase at the end of every deadline? 

Yes, ticket prices are raised every two months. 

Will I be receiving the tickets through the mail or electronically?

Tickets will be mailed upon request prior to December 15, 2016 or you may pick them up at will-call on the day of the ball. There are no electronic tickets available. However, you will receive a confirmation once your purchase has taken place. 

Is this a charitable event? Who does it benefit?

Yes. This ball benefits: Paralyzed Veterans of America (, Disabled American Veterans (, Coalition to Salute America's Heroes (, Military Order of the Purple Heart ( and Racing For Heroes ( 

How can I donate?

You can donate to this event by sponsoring a Veteran to attend through our scholarship fund under the "Sponsor a Vet" tab. 

What is the Veterans Awards?

An awards ceremony to celebrate and recognize Veterans Service Organizations and Programs nationwide. 

Will my ticket include access to the Veterans Awards?

All Premium, VIP and Presidential level tickets include the Veterans Awards ceremony. 

Will overnight/hotel accommodations be provided leading up to and the night of the event?

You may find hotel accommodation information under "resources" tab.