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History Happy Hour: Christmas in July at the White House

History Happy Hour is a weekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

Christmas at the White House is the most beautiful and grand celebration of the year, the ultimate display of nostalgic traditions and romanticized ideals. Part extravaganza, part historical tradition – the White House Christmas is always characterized by an inspiring theme, exquisite decorations and unifying messages of hope and goodwill towards all.

Join us as the former Chief Floral Designer at the White House, Laura Dowling describes her unique insider perspective on planning and implementing the beloved annual White House Christmas season, regales us with behind-the-scenes stories and anecdotes and shares spectacular images of her favorite holiday projects and décor.