White House Christmas Decoration 2021 PICS: The Presidential Palace carries the theme of Gifts from the Heart

The 2021 Christmas decorations at the White House | photo credit: whitehouse.gov


  • This year, approximately 41 Christmas trees have been placed inside the White House.
  • Approximately 6,000 feet of ribbons, 300 candles and over 10,000 ornaments were used to decorate the White House.
  • 100 dedicated volunteers worked for a week to prepare the White House for Christmas.

Without a doubt, the whole world is eagerly awaiting to see the jaw-dropping Christmas decorations inside the White House. And this year it will be special because it’s Joe Biden and Jill Biden’s first Christmas in the White House. This year, the theme for the White House holiday in 2021 is named “Gifts from the Heart”. This theme is believed to be inspired by the people around the world the Bidens have met this year. This theme is about 11 things – faith, community, family, friendship, learning, nature, gratitude, service, peace, unity, and the arts.

All rooms and wings of the White House have been designed under this theme and the images are breathtaking. From the East Wing to the Grand Foyer via the Cross Hall, each place has been designed to captivate the public. If you haven’t seen the photos yet, here are those intriguing images.

White House East Wing Christmas Decoration 2021
East Wing | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The East Wing of the White House was decorated in honor gift of service. Illuminated with iridescent doves and shooting stars, the colonnade looks surreal. The east wing decoration defines acts of compassion, bravery and selflessness.

White House East Landing Christmas Decoration 2021
East Landing | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The tree adorned with gold stars at East Landing is placed to honor the men and women of the National Army who have sacrificed their lives to protect the country.

White House Library Christmas Decoration 2021
Library | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The decoration of the library honors gift of learning. This White House location containing 2,700 volumes of books was decorated with stacks of books, butterflies and birds made from recycled newspapers.

White House Vermeil Bedroom Christmas Decoration 2021
Vermeil Room | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The Vermeil Room honored gift of visual arts. This room has been decorated with bold and colorful paintings that depict various American arts. A tree was placed in the middle embellished with colorful decorations.

China White House Bedroom Christmas Decoration 2021
Room China | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The China Room of the White House honored the Gift of friendship and sharing. There is a Christmas tree placed in the room, the branches of which are wrapped in garlands of intertwined hands symbolizing friendship, camaraderie and cheerfulness. This room contains the dishes used by the former presidential families.

White House East Room Christmas Decoration 2021
East Room | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The East Room, which is the largest room in the White House and hosts public functions, ceremonies and other memorable occasions, is decorated to honor the gift of gratitude. The Christmas trees placed in this room have their branches adorned with handwritten notes that reflect gratitude and appreciation.

White House Green Room Christmas Decoration 2021
Green room | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The Green Room of the White House honors the gift of nature. Purple trees accented with natural orchids can be seen lined along the windows. The beautiful fireplace has been decorated with lush green foliage.

White House Blue Room Christmas Decoration 2021
Blue Room | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The Blue Room which features the official White House Christmas tree honors the gift of peace and unity. The 18.5-foot Fraser Fir in Jefferson, North Carolina features doves of peace bearing a twinkling banner embossed with the names of every state and territory in the United States. Beautiful white LED lights illuminated the tree as well as the shimmering wooden floor.

White House Red Room Christmas Decoration 2021
Red Room | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The Red Room of the White House has been decorated to honor the Performing Arts Donation. Beautiful brass instruments hang by the fireplace against the lush silk curtains of the windows. The Christmas tree in the center is adorned with ballet slippers, clappers and musical notes.

White House Dining Room Christmas Decoration 2021
State Dining Room | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The White House State Dining Room honors the family gift. The Christmas trees placed in this room are decorated with ornaments and photographs of past and present presidential families. Beautiful red striped stockings were also used to decorate the fireplace.

2021 White House Gingerbread
Gingerbread White House 2021 | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

Captured on lens is the official 2021 Gingerbread White House which is placed on the Eagle Pier table in the State Dining Room. It is made up of 55 sheets of baked gingerbread, 120 pounds of pastillage, 35 pounds of chocolate and 25 pounds of royal icing. This year, he is inspired by the nation’s frontline workers who have kept the country running during the pandemic. It includes eight detailed replicas of community buildings representing frontline workers.

White House Grand Foyer Christmas Decoration 2021
Grand Foyer and Cross Hall | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

The Grand Foyer and Cross Hall of the White House honor the gift of faith and community. The Christmas trees that line the hallway are adorned with floating candles and display the wintry scenes of cities and towns.

White House Christmas Decoration 2021
White House Christmas Decoration | Photo credit: Whitehouse.gov

This year, there are a total of 41 Christmas trees placed inside the White House. All of these trees were decorated with approximately 6,000 feet of ribbon, 300 candles and over 10,000 ornaments. More than 78,750 Christmas lights were used to decorate Christmas trees, garlands and wreaths on display at the White House. The north and south facades of the White House are adorned with 25 classical crowns. A hundred volunteers were hired for a week to create this extraordinary Christmas decoration.

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