WASHINGTON, D.C.- Happening on Wednesday, a national ceremony is bringing people one step closer to the holidays.
After traveling thousands of miles from New Mexico, a Blue spruce harvested from the Carson National Forest will take center stage.
The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony happens Wednesday at 2 p.m. PST. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will lead the festivities.
The Capitol Christmas Tree has been a tradition since 1964.
The National Forest Service will stream the service live, to watch, CLICK HERE.