2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Event Date: 
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
RSVP Required
Included Items: 

The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
20500 Washington , DC
United States
Phone: 202-456-1111
District Of Columbia

During the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, nationally known entertainers and a military band perform and the President brings a message of peace to the nation and the world.

Tickets: Free tickets are distributed each year through an online lottery. The lottery begins at 10 a.m. on Friday, October 17 and ends at 10 a.m. on Monday, October 20. To apply for the lottery, visit 
http://www.recreation.gov/marketing.do?goto=acm%2F2014_National_Christmas_Tree_Lottery.htm or call (877) 444-6777. 

There are 3,000 seated tickets and 14,000 standing room tickets available through the lottery. Emails will be sent after November 3 to the lottery winners with instructions for printing tickets.

The event is held rain or shine.