Holiday Lights Tour

Holiday Lights Tour
701 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004

We are sorry, Holiday Lights Tour has no additional dates currently scheduled.

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Detail The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
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Get in the holiday spirit with your whole family on your next adventure to Washington DC with the Holiday Lights Christmas Tour. This fun and festive tour takes you around to the most amazing stops to see some of the twinkling Christmas lights during the holidays. During your tour, make sure to bring your camera for pictures of some of the historic lights and beautiful city scenes.

Begin your tour by meeting your professional and knowledgable tour guide and take your seat on the bus to head out for this festive adventure. As you go to each location along the tour, your guide will provide live commentary throughout to share stories about the history of the holidays, as well as the historic local roots in DC.

Tour stops include:

People's Tree U.S. Capitol Building - Located on the West Lawn of the Capital Building is the People's Tree. Since 1964, the tradition of using a fresh-cut tree from a National Forest has kicked off the start of the holiday season for the area. With over 10,000 hand-made ornaments and lights to make this tree shine bright!

White House Ellipse - Here, you will hop off the shuttle to uncover this Pageant with the National Christmas Tree near the White House, with 56 more trees decorated surrounding the National Tree as well as a life-size Nativity scene for a lovely sight. 

Georgetown's 'Glow Light Art Exhibition' - Outdoor exhibition that features light in innovative and creative ways. Head to the beautiful 17th-century neighborhood and catch a glimpse of the amazing holiday decorations.

Lincoln Memorial - This last stop takes you to the memorial of the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. At this location, you will take in gorgeous views of the surrounding area featuring the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol Building.

Book the Holiday Lights Tour today and get ready for the perfect way to celebrate the holidays on your family vacation to Washington DC!

Frequently Asked Questions for Holiday Lights Tour:
  • Approximately how long does the Holiday Lights Tour last?
    Approximately 3 hours.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Holiday Lights Tour?
    Both photography and video cameras are permitted.