THE National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

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100 Years

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Celebrating <br>100 Years

Ornaments From Across the USA

Each year one-of-a-kind ornaments are made by Americans representing every U.S. state, territory, and the District of Columbia. Explore some of the ornaments created for 2022's America Celebrates display.

Ornament depicting a bridge over water stretching towards a city skyline
ornament depicting a turtle walking along bunches of cacti in a desert
ornament depicting mountains in moonlight
ornament depicting autumnal trees

News

CBS broadcast the 2022 National Christmas Tree Lighting on December 11th. Check back here for more news.