Ceremonies for National Christmas Tree, Capitol Christmas tree coming this week
© Greg Nash

Washington's about to get lit for the holidays with ceremonies being held this week to set both the Capitol Christmas tree and the National Christmas Tree aglow.

First up is the annual Capitol Christmas tree lighting on Wednesday on the West Front Lawn. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPence: It's not a "foregone conclusion" that lawmakers impeach Trump Democrats open door to repealing ObamaCare tax in spending talks Sunday talk shows: Lawmakers gear up ahead of Monday's House Judiciary hearing MORE (D-Calif.) will do the honors at the festivities, which are open to the public and begin at 5 p.m. 

The Capitol Christmas tree will be illuminated until 11 p.m. each night through the new year.

A day after the Capitol's tree gets its yuletide brightness, President TrumpDonald John TrumpPence: It's not a "foregone conclusion" that lawmakers impeach Trump FBI identifies Pensacola shooter as Saudi Royal Saudi Air Force second lieutenant Trump calls Warren 'Pocahontas,' knocks wealth tax MORE and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpWhy we cherish — and guard — the White House gingerbread house The Hill's 12:30 Report: Job growth soars in November Impeachment hearing didn't go as Chairman Nadler planned MORE are poised to be on hand at the National Christmas Tree lighting.

The pair will help celebrate at the 97th annual lighting on the Ellipse on Thursday. The shindig — which starts at 5 p.m. and will be filmed as part of a TV broadcast — will also feature performances by country music singer Jessie James Decker, Colton Dixon from "American Idol," and "The Voice" alum Spensha Baker.