Celebrating The Holidays – At The White House! Here’s Our White House Holiday Party Tour!

Last fall, I enjoyed a trip to DC, especially the monuments, museums, and art galleries. One place I didn’t make it to – the White House. Unlike my brother and his wife who enjoyed this year’s White House Holiday Party! Check out his post chocked full of pictures and video, in case you never make it there yourself! 🙂

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Yes, my wife Alex and I attended the White House holiday party on December 21 – an incredible “once in a lifetime” night – so how did this happen?

Here’s the story!

It all began when my Alex received this email:

That’s right: Alex was invited to the holiday party, and I was her “+1!”

So we changed some plans and headed to DC!

On the morning of the event, we did the standard tourist stuff, and then we received an update from The White House, moving the party back an hour…here’s why:

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy secretly flew into the US for a private meeting and press conference with President Biden!

We either got a shot of him arriving or military helicopters clearing his way….either way, we used the extra time to see a few seasonal sights before the party began!

As the sun was beginning to set, we…

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6 Comments on “Celebrating The Holidays – At The White House! Here’s Our White House Holiday Party Tour!

  1. Wow! That’s quite a claim to fame. I don’t know anybody who has ever been invited to the White House. In fact, I don’t know anyone who has even visited the Capitol building either invited or uninvited.

    • Right? Years ago I got the standard White House and Capitol tours by getting passes through my senator. But a special invitation party inside the WH with the President and First Lady present?? Never! And I don’t see it in my future either! 😄 I was thrilled for my brother and his wife to go and share it with us!! 😊

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