WASHINGTON — Christmas is a mere two months away, and the lottery to attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony opens Friday.

The ceremony, being held on Dec. 3, will be the 93rd annual National Christmas Tree Lighting, hosted by the National Park Foundation and National Park Service. Entertainers, a U.S. military band and President Obama will help light the National Christmas Tree at the White House Ellipse.

Last year performers like Rita Wilson, NE-YO, The Tenors and Nico & Vinz took the to the stage.

And, if you’re lucky, you can be in attendance too. The lottery application period begins on Oct. 16 at 10 a.m. and ends on Oct. 19 at 10 a.m.

Tickets are free but, of course, are limited. It is also free to enter the lottery.

To view complete rules and details, click here.

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