Guidance for the Official White House Christmas Tree Presentation with First Lady Melania Trump

The White House
Office of the First Lady

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 19, 2020

Guidance for the Official White House Christmas Tree Presentation
with First Lady Melania Trump

 What: The Official White House Christmas Tree Presentation
Where: The White House – North Portico
When: Monday, November 23, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST
 
On Monday, November 23, Oregon residents Dan and Anne Taylor of West’s Tree Farm will present the 2020 White House Christmas Tree. The Taylor’s 18 ½’ Fraser Fir will be delivered to the North Portico of the White House in a horse-drawn carriage and presented to the First Lady.

Beginning in 1966, the presentation of the White House Christmas Tree began and has become an iconic holiday tradition with the National Christmas Tree Association. Each year the presented tree is showcased in the Blue Room of the White House, serving as the centerpiece for all Christmas decorations. 

Press Availability:
The arrival will take place at the North Portico and is open to pre-credentialed media. Space is limited and should be considered when RSVP’ing. Credentials are not guaranteed. Members of the media who want to cover this event must RSVP HERE by Sunday, November 22, at 10:00 AM EST.

All approved media will receive a confirmation email no later than Sunday, November 22, 2020.
 ** For all on site and additional logistical questions, please direct them to Catharine Cypher – Catharine.D.Cypher@who.eop.gov **