2017-Present National Christmas Trees

Christmas tree decorated with white and yellowish gold lights
2017 National Christmas Tree
NPS / Nathan King

2017
November 30
Trump

President and Participants:
President Donald J. Trump and ceremony hosts Dean Cain and Kathie Lee Gifford led the crowd in a countdown to the tree lighting, and First Lady Melania Trump lit the tree.

The Tree: Living Colorado blue spruce from Virginia (2012). For the 55th consecutive year, GE generously donated the design, lights, and ornaments for the National Christmas Tree.

Performers/Celebrity Involvement: Performers at the event included: Kathie Lee Gifford; Dean Cain; Craig Campbell; Wynonna; The Beach Boys; Boys II Bow Ties; The Texas Tenors; Mannheim Steamroller; Jack Wagner; the U.S. Navy Band; Steve Gibson; and Us The Duo.


 
Christmas Tree decorated in green and red LED lights with a gold colored four point star on top
2018 National Christmas Tree
NPS / Rachel Hendrix

2018
November 28
Trump


President and Participants: President Donald J. Trump led the crowd in a countdown to the tree lighting, and First Lady Melania Trump and ceremony host Antonio Sabato Jr. lit the tree.

The Tree: Living Colorado blue spruce from Virginia (2012). For the 56th consecutive year, GE generously donated the design, lights, and ornaments for the National Christmas Tree.

Performers/Celebrity Involvement: Performers at the event included: Antonio Sabato Jr.; Anthony Kearns; Dominican Sisters of Mary; Abby Anderson; LOCASH; Matthew West; Gabby Barrett; Spensha Baker; Thompson Square; Paul Cardall; the US Army Band; and John Driskell Hopkins.


 
Christmas Tree decorated in white lights and stars
2019 National Christmas Tree

NPS / Liz Macro

2019
December 5
Trump


President and Participants: President Donald J. Trump led the crowd in a countdown to the tree lighting, and First Lady Melania Trump lit the tree.

The Tree: Living Colorado blue spruce from Pennsylvania (2019). For the 57th consecutive year, GE generously donated the design, lights, and ornaments for the National Christmas Tree.

Performers/Celebrity Involvement: Performers at the event included: Jessie James Decker; "The President's Own" U.S. Marine Band; Spensha Baker; Colton Dixon; Chevel Shepherd; Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus; U.S. Air Force Max Impact; and West Tennessee Youth Chorus.

 

Last updated: January 2, 2020

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