Watch the Lighting of the National Christmas Tree
04:00 PM EDT
Tonight, President Obama and the rest of the First Family will take part in a ceremony to light the National Christmas Tree, and you're invited to watch it live.
The event, which takes place on the Ellipse -- just outside the White House -- will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and feature performances by, James Taylor, The Fray, Jason Mraz, and other musical guests.
What: Lighting of the National Christmas Tree
When: 4:30 ET, today
Where: Streamed live online at: thenationaltree.org
The lighting of the National Christmas tree is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Be sure to check it out!