President Obama Lights His Final White House Christmas Tree

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama react during the National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2016.

It was all about the holidays at the White House Thursday night as the first family came together one last time to light the annual Christmas tree. President Barack Obama, along with first lady Michelle and daughter Sasha, braved the cold Washington, D.C., night and celebrated with a crowd of families who sparkled as the president lit the tree.


Joining the first family at this year's festivities were entertainers including Kelly Clarkson, Chance the Rapper and Yolanda Williams, and they all joined President Obama in singing “Jingle Bells.”

Before the "Jingle Bells" number, Chance the Rapper performed "Sunday Candy":


And we can all tell that Sasha is a fan:


Over the next two weeks, the White House will throw a number of holiday parties, and it's safe to say, the first family will be missed.

Share This Story

Get our newsletter