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Capital holidays: 20 festive scenes from Washington (20 images)

By Wade Sheridan

The nation's capital is decked out for the holidays. White House decor celebrates "Magic, Wonder and Joy." The Capitol and National Christmas Trees stand tall and the National Menorah has been lit. Here's a look at the holidays around Washington.



President Joe Biden (R) and first lady Jill Biden arrive to host the 2023 Kennedy Center Honorees inside the decorated East Room of the White House on December 3, 2023. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI
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Jill Biden shares a moment with a boy during a Toys for Tots event for local Marine Corps and military-connected families at the White House on December 6. Toys for Tots is a Marine Corps Reserve program first launched in 1947. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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Toys are piled onto the South Lawn of the White House. Toys for Tots has delivered 652 million toys to 291 million children over the years. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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Children skate on the White House ice rink. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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