The National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Explore the 2021 Ceremony and Holiday Performances

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The 2021 Tree Lighting

Lit Christmas trees line a path leading to the White House, decorated for the holidays

Ornaments Across the USA

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Celebrating 99 Years

Learn about the history of this nearly 100 year-old American tradition.

Timeline and History
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