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National Christmas Tree and Pageant of Peace

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Editorial Review

The opening ceremony for the Lighting of the National Christmas Tree will be on December 4. Performers include Rissi Palmer, Jon Secada, Phil Vassar, Step Afrika! and more.

The tree and the Pageant of Peace will be illuminated through New Year's Day. Nightly performances will take place from Dec. 6 through Dec. 23.