The "black tie optional" event will take place Jan. 18 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Mayflower Hotel at 1127 Connecticut Ave., N.W. Tickets, which are $125 per person, must be purchased in advance.
The event will feature music, dancing and entertainment, including a performance by Tony-Award-winner Savion Glover.
The Democratic Party of Virginia is planning a ball for the eve of inauguration. Gov. Tim Kaine, Sen. Jim Webb and Sen.-elect Mark Warner will join more than 1,000 Virginia Democrats at the Jan. 19 ball at the Westin Arlington Gateway in Arlington. It will be held from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m.