The 2014 National Christmas Tree will be lit on December 4, 2014. The tree lights will be on every day from dusk (about 5 PM) until 10 PM. The tree will stay lit until 10 PM on January 1, 2015.
The Pathway of Peace with the 50 State Trees will be open every day beginning December 5 at 10 AM. Daily hours are 10 AM to 10 PM. The Pathway of Peace will close at 10 PM on January 1. The National Christmas Tree Model Railroad runs while the Pathway to Peace is open.
The National Christmas Tree Music Program will begin with performances on Wednesday, December 10, and continue through Monday, December 22, 2014.
Details on the design, decorations, and music program will be posted on the National Christmas Tree web site on Friday, December 5.
(The photo below is of the 2013 tree.)