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President Barack and Michelle Obama Attend Their Final National Christmas Tree Lighting -- See the Pics!

by Alex Ungerman 6:07 PM PST, December 01, 2016
Playing President Barack and Michelle Obama Attend Their Final National Christmas Tree Lighting -- See the Pics!

It's our last Christmas with the Obamas in the White House.

President Barack Obama joined First Lady Michelle and their youngest daughter Sasha on Thursday for the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting on the Ellipse of the National Mall.

Photo: Getty Images

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Kelly Clarkson performed at the festivities, before the first family was introduced by Eva Longoria.

Photo: ETONLINE

The beautifully-lit night was also capped by performances from Chance the Rapper, James Taylor, Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood, The Lumineers and Yolanda Adams.

On Wednesday, the first lady celebrated the beginning of the holiday season on Instagram, writing, "As we celebrate my family's last holiday season in the White House, I'm thinking back to when we first came here to Washington. We promised to open up this house to as many people from as many backgrounds as possible. And we truly wanted to make the White House the 'People's House.'"

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Meanwhile, as Obama's time as president winds down, one thing we are already starting to miss is the dad jokes!

Watch the video below to see all of his paternal puns at this year's Thanksgiving turkey pardon.

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