There are so many places to see holiday sights around the city – here are some of our favorites:
Library of Congress
Christmas tree and menorah in the Grand Hall of the Library of Congress
White House Wreaths
Old Ebbitt Grill
U.S. Botanic Garden
Large train installation outside, with monsters and other surprises, all made of natural materials:
Floriana’s Christmas Tree
Floriana’s Restaurant puts up a large Christmas tree each year on 17th Street, with a unique theme – this year’s theme is “Vogue.”
Congressional Gingerbread House
Gingerbread display in Cannon House Office Building
Jack Daniel’s Christmas Tree
The Jack Daniel’s Christmas Tree at The Wharf is made of empty whisky barrels, which are for sale to benefit enlisted service members with transportation home for the holidays.
Capitol Christmas Tree
National Christmas Tree
It’s looking pretty good since it was propped up after falling over in a wind gust.
Rabbis went up in a cherry picker to light the 30-foot menorah on the first night of Hannukah.
Embassy Christmas Trees
Several embassies have set up trees in Dupont Circle
Santas can be seen in all kinds of places, but the biggest gathering was Santarchy last weekend on the Mall.