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The initial planning for the 2018 Christmas season is underway at the White House.  First Lady Melania Trump and President Donald J. Trump are opening the people’s house up to the public for the traditional Christmas decorating of the White House.

This year, the White House invites local musicians including high school bands, choirs, and Christmas-themed entertainers to apply for the opportunity to perform during the Holiday Open Houses throughout the month of December.  Anyone interested in volunteering to decorate or perform can find additional details below.  Confirmed volunteers and entertainers will receive notification later this fall.


Volunteers may apply through September 3, 2018.  Please note each person should sign-up individually, as no group sign-ups will be accepted.  However, applicants may outline specific requests and previous, relatable work experience using the online form.


Musicians – either individuals or groups – may apply through September 17, 2018.  Please note the form allows  applicants to select a range of dates during the month of December.  All confirmed applicants will be assigned a particular date and time for their performance.  Additional requests or requirements may be outlined using the online form.

All interested applicants should sign up HERE .

All questions should be directed to