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Holidays at the White House 2017(27 images)

The White House unveiled its holiday decorations with the "time-honored traditions" theme on November 27, 2017.

The National Christmas Tree (R) lights up with the White House in the background. The National Christmas Tree lighting tradition, now in it's 95th year and started by President Calvin Coolidge, kicks off the holiday season in the nation's capital. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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President Donald Trump speaks during the lighting ceremony for the 2017 National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse near the White House, on Thursday. Photo by Al Drago/UPI
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The Beach Boys perform Christmas music during the lighting of the National Christmas Tree ceremony. Other performers included Craig Campbell, Wynonna Judd, Boys II Bow Ties, The Texas Tenors, Jack Wagner, the U.S. Navy Band, Mannheim Steamroller, Us the Duo and Steve Gibson. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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President Donald Trump (R) and First Lady Melania Trump greet guests as they arrive. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI
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