The 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree will be lit on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, on the Capitol's West Lawn at 5:00 PM.
This year's tree is a white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest. The tree will arrive at the U.S. Capitol on November 21, 2014, and will be decorated with thousands of ornaments made by children and others from Minnesota communities.
The tree will be lit from about 5 PM to 11 PM each evening. The lights will be turned off at 11 PM on January 1, 2015.
(The photo below is of the 2013 Capitol tree...)