November 05, 2015
93rd Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Performers Announced
Set to perform are Fall Out Boy, Tori Kelly, Andra Day, and Trombone Shorty
October 09, 2015
2015 National Christmas Tree Lighting Will Be December 3
Ticket Lottery Opens October 16
May 11, 2015
NPS Seeks Public Comments on Invasive Plant Management Plan
The National Park Service (NPS) is accepting public scoping comments on an Invasive Plant Management Plan and Environmental Assessment (plan/EA) for 15 national parks in the greater Washington DC region. The plan/EA will identify long-term strategies to reduce impacts and threats from invasive plants, and will provide opportunities for restoring native plant communities and historic landscapes. Comments are being accepted through June 10, 2015 and can be submitted online.
May 07, 2015
Agencies Announce Implementation Timeline for Enhanced Temporary Security for White House Complex
The United States Secret Service and National Park Service will begin implementing a series of new, temporary security enhancements and aesthetic improvements for the White House complex. These temporary measures are meant to satisfy security needs while a long-term solution is designed and implemented.
December 16, 2014
Ellipse and National Christmas Tree Will Have Limited Access and Temporary Closures on Tuesday, Dec. 16
Ellipse access closed 12/16/14 from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Restricted access 2:30 - 5 p.m. National Christmas Tree will be lit at 5:15 p.m.
December 11, 2014
After the National Christmas Tree Lighting Festivities Continue
There's still time to code your own light show, enjoy live entertainment, and walk the Pathway of Peace to see the state trees and ornaments.
October 16, 2014
2014 White House Fall Garden Tours
Information for 2014 White House Fall Garden Tours
September 26, 2014
President's Park is now accpecting 2014 Christmas Tree Music Program Applications
Application process details for 2014 National Christmas Tree Music Program
September 10, 2014
White House Visitor Center Reopens after $12.6 Million Revitalization
Public-Private Partnership Creates Engaging, Interactive Experience