Ticket Lottery: National Christmas Tree Ceremony

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Join the National Park Service and National Park Foundation this holiday season to celebrate the 101st lighting of the National Christmas Tree! On November 30, 2023, with the White House as the backdrop, the National Christmas Tree will be lit by the President and First Lady!

Tickets to attend the November 30th ceremony are only available via a lottery system (will close on Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at 3 pm EST).

The tree will be lit daily during the holiday season beginning November 30, 2023 (open to the public December 2, 2023-January 1, 2024), from approximately 4:30 to 10 pm. Plus, on select nights, local and national music groups will provide holiday entertainment for a one-of-a-kind experience!

Learn more about the lighting ceremony and the three weeks of entertainment and opportunities following it.


President’s Park • Wash, DC (Map)

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