WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- This years National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Thursday, Dec. 6. It will start at 5 p.m. on the Ellipse, say National Park Service authorities.
You can enter to get a free ticket online via lottery at www.thenationaltree.org starting on Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. You can enter the lottery until 10 a.m. on Oct. 29.
If you don't have a computer, you can call 877-444-6777.
Three thousand tickets are available for seating. Fourteen thousand are available if you are okay with standing.
Winners of the lottery will be notified via email by November 1, say officials.