Travel and Lodging

2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting travel and lodging information coming soon!

You must have a ticket to attend the 2013 National Christmas Tree Lighting. The National Park Service held a public ticket lottery in October, and all tickets have been distributed for this year.

The event entrance is at 17th and D Streets, NW.


Parking is not available near the event. Farragut West is the closest Metro stop. To plan a trip on Metro, please use the Trip Planner at

You can take Uber, our travel transportation partner, to and from the event. New users can sign up with the promo code “NATIONAL TREE” for $20 off their first uberX, UberBLACK, or UberSUV ride in the US! A portion of all rides will benefit the National Park Foundation. Sign up at