Roughly 3,000 people attended the Governor’s Inaugural Ball held at the Legislative Building and the Temple of Justice in Olympia, WA to celebrate the inauguration of Governor Jay Inslee as the 23rd governor of Washington State, January 16, 2013.

The Governor's Inaugural Ball Committee together with photographers Steven Herppich, Suhyoon Cho, and Aaron Barna present this collection of photos from the historic event. Prints may be ordered from this site for personal and non-for-profit uses.

Preperation & Set Up

Visitors 74
122 photos
Preperation & Set Up

Temple of Justice

Visitors 71
43 photos
Temple of Justice

Guests & Entertainment

Visitors 103
186 photos
Guests & Entertainment

Honor Guard, Anthem, Invocation

Visitors 48
91 photos
Honor Guard, Anthem, Invocation

Honored Guests

Visitors 103
94 photos
Honored Guests

Governor's Toast

Visitors 39
78 photos
Governor's Toast

Mingling, Music, Dancing

Visitors 82
91 photos
Mingling, Music, Dancing

Ball Slide Show Images

Visitors 29
130 photos
Ball Slide Show Images