The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2012


Updated Thu, Nov 29, 2012 9:38 am

Tuesday, December 11, 8 p.m.

Celebrating its 90th year, the lighting of the National Christmas Tree signals the start of the holiday season across the country. Taped at President's Park in Washington, D.C., the 60-minute special will feature performances and readings by top musical artists and actors. The evening's festivities will be capped off by the ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree by a very special guest.