National Christmas Tree light ceremony

U.S. President Barack Obama (C) waves from the stage during the 91st national Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC. The lighting of the tree is an annual tradition attended by the president and the first family. President Calvin Coolidge lit the first national Christmas tree, a 48-foot Balsam fir, in 1923. (credit: Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images)

Holiday Season Kicks Off With National Christmas Tree Lighting

The National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony will go on rain or shine Friday.

12/06/2013

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