Santa’s Sleigh, Working Train & More: FLOTUS Jill Biden Unveils Christmas Decor At The White House

FLOTUS Jill Biden shares beautiful pictures on X of the White House adorned in Christmas spirit.

by Sanjana Shenoy
Santa’s Sleigh, Working Train & More: FLOTUS Jill Biden Unveils Christmas Decor At The White House

With less than a month left for Christmas, preparations and decorations are galore at the White House. USA’s first lady, Jill Biden took to X (former Twitter) to share gorgeous pictures of the Christmas spirit at the White House and even thanked hundreds of decorators and designers who helped decorate the official residence of the President of the United States of America.

First Lady Jill Biden Shares Pics Of Stunning Christmas Decor At The White House

It’s Christmas spirit at the White House. The official residence of the President is adorned with at least 98 Christmas trees, over 34,000 ornaments and 142,000 twinkling lights. The halls of the White House look no less than Santa’s new address. The extravagant decorations also include 15,000 feet of ribbon, over 350 candles and 22,000 bells. National Guard families will be the first to grace their presence at the White House to witness the beautification.

Jill Biden even announced the 2023 White House holiday theme. And it is— Magic, Wonder and Joy. She posted pictures of the grand decor at the American institution on X. In the caption, she mentions that Santa’s magical sleigh is suspended in mid-air in the Grand Foyer. A picture shows Santa’s sleigh pulled by a reindeer. The room is surrounded by small and medium-sized Christmas trees illuminated with candles and lights.


Her second post shows a working train running around the Official White House Christmas Tree. A delight for children and adults alike! There’s also a Gingerbread White House, a replica of the American institution, truly a sight to behold. This celebrates the 200th Anniversary of a childhood favourite book and poem, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas! It was published in 1823. Also, the book samples of this classic will be displayed along the ground floor corridor.

Toy Train, Gingerbread House, Santa’s Sleigh & More

First Lady, Jill Biden also revealed on X that the White House theme for this year’s holiday season is inspired by how children experience Christmas. There’s a certain childlike wonder in the stunning decor at the White House. Right from the edible White House gingerbread replica to the running train, there’s beauty, bounty and joy.

Also Read: How Did The Christmas Tree Become The Heartbeat Of Christmas? Take A Look Into The History!

Jill Biden went on to thank the volunteers who played an integral part in beautifying the institution. She says in her caption that holidays at the White won’t be possible without the sincere efforts of the dedicated volunteers. In her words, they tired every bow and hung every ornament with utmost care. A group picture of the army of volunteers who worked hard on decorating the White House for Christmas will spread joy in the hearts of Americans.

It’s one of the most festive times of the year and Jill Biden and the team at the White House want to make sure that no stone is left unturned when it comes to the festive decor.

Also Read: 8 Countries That Celebrate A Sunny Christmas

Meanwhile, do tell us how are you planning to celebrate Christmas this year. Have you decorated your homes with Christmas trees and lights, already?

Cover Image Courtesy: @FLOTUS/X

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