It’s the most wonderful time of the year!. Last night was an evening of smiles and celebration for the first family as President Obama lit the National Christmas tree on the Ellipse in Washington, D.C.

First lady Michelle Obama read holiday stories to children, while blues legend B.B. King performed, as well Maroon 5 and many more.

The Christmas tree was lit by thousands of bulbs and it is sure to bring shine to the city and bring the holiday cheer to the White House.

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