16 Catering and Decor Ideas From Inauguration Parties

From patriotic decor and color-wash lighting to new twists on classic catering dishes, inauguration-weekend events showcased a variety of food and decor ideas.

By D. Channing Muller January 26, 2017, 7:00 AM EST

Photo: Rod Lamkey Jr.

Many events surrounding the inauguration of President Donald Trump played on patriotic themes and color palettes—many with new twists. The use of color-wash lighting and patterned projections, as well as caterers’ focus on savory dishes, stood out as the most predominant trends spotted throughout the weekend. Check out how these decor and catering options varied between events as well as the brand activations seen around Washington.

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