A lottery to get tickets to the National Christmas Tree Lighting started Thursday and ends at 10 a.m. Monday.
Performers for this year's ceremony have not yet been announced.
On Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 the National Park Foundation and National Park Service will present the 91st annual National Christmas Tree Lighting. Nationally known entertainers and a United States military band add to the celebratory evening in which President Obama is invited to light the National Christmas Tree and bring a message of peace to the nation and world.
To learn more about the National Christmas Tree Lighting and the entire month-long celebration at the National Christmas Tree, please visit thenationaltree.org.