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September 13, 2017
5 Dates to Remember for the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting
As you start making your holiday plans, be sure the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse at President’s Park (White House) is on your radar. Co-presented by the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation, this beloved American tradition is celebrating its 95th year.

May 08, 2017
National Park Service Goes High Tech to Keep Historic Gateway to the White House Green
The National Park Service is bringing the beautification of the lawn and gardens of Lafayette Park into the digital age. The seven-acre park just north of the White House will soon be served by a high-tech, water-saving irrigation system that includes intelligent sensors that adjust to evaporation rates and weather conditions like rain or freezing temperatures.

March 07, 2017
Partnership Between the National Park Service and Boy Scouts of America Merits Attention
The National Park Service and the Boy Scouts of America today celebrated the renewal of their longstanding partnership during a ceremony at the Boy Scout Commemorative Tribute Memorial in Washington, DC.

January 23, 2017
Commission of Fine Arts approves final White House fence design concept
The design for a new White House fence, as proposed by the United States Secret Service (USSS) and National Park Service (NPS), was granted final approval today by the Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) with some details to be further refined with commission's staff in the coming months.

November 17, 2016
The Lumineers, Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood to Dazzle the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting
Lighting ceremony takes place Dec. 1, telecast on Hallmark Channel Dec. 5

Last updated: November 17, 2015

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