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2023 Blue Room Holiday Decorations, Biden Administration

This photograph of the Blue Room was taken by David Wiegold on November 27, 2023 during a press preview of the White House holiday decorations. The Blue Room is captured through one of the doorways leading to the Red Room. President Joseph R. Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden selected "Magic, Wonder, and Joy" as the 2023 holiday theme. The decor was inspired by children and how they embrace and revel in the holiday season. The Blue Room Christmas Tree was an 18½ foot Fraser Fir from Fleetwood, North Carolina with decorations representing the country through merry landscapes, neighborhoods, and the names of every state, territory, and the District of Columbia. A replica of a vintage passenger train circled the base of the tree. The train set was loaned by the Train Collectors Association. Siblings Amber Scott and Alex Church of Cline Church Nursery presented the tree to Dr. Biden on November 20, 2023.
David Wiegold
Date of Work
November 27, 2023
David Wiegold for the White House Historical Association