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2016 US Capitol Christmas Tree Route

The 80-foot Engelmann Spruce is the second U.S. Capitol Christmas tree to come from Idaho. It will be cut on Nov. 2 near McCall and prepared for the 4,000-mile haul by Gary Amoth. Community stops include:

McCall, ID (Nov. 5 from 5:00 –7:00 p.m. at Downtown McCall, 1000 2nd Street)

Cascade, ID (Nov. 6 from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Kelly’s Whitewater Park, E Mill St)

Horseshoe Bend, ID (Nov. 6 from 1 – 2 p.m. at Horseshoe Bend School District #73, 398 School Drive)

Boise, ID (Nov. 6 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Cabela’s, 8109 West Franklin Road)

Boise, ID (Nov. 7 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Idaho State Capitol, 700 W Jefferson St)

Weiser, ID (Nov. 8 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Main Street)

Council, ID (Nov. 8 from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. at 202 Michigan Avenue)

New Meadows, ID (Nov. 9 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. at 101 Virginia Street)

Grangeville, ID (Nov. 9 from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the Grangeville Air Center, 111 Airport Road)

Lapwai, ID (Nov. 10 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Nez Perce National Historic Park, 39063 U.S. Highway 95)

Moscow, ID (Nov. 10 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at University of Idaho, 709 S Deakin St)

Coeur d’Alene, ID (Nov. 11 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. between 1st and 2nd Street on Sherman Avenue)

Salmon, ID (Nov. 12 from 2:30 –4:30 p.m. at 204 Main St)

Idaho Falls, ID (Nov. 14 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Alturas Academy, 3950 S. Yellowstone Hwy)

Twin Falls, ID (Nov. 14 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 4th/5th and Shoshone Street East)

Ogden, UT (Nov. 15 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Forest Service Regional Office, 324 25th Street)

Grand Junction, CO (Nov.16 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Mesa Mall, 2424 Old US Hwy 6 & 50)

Glenwood Springs, CO (Nov.17 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Centennial Park/9th Street)

Denver, CO (Nov. 18 from 12:00- 2:00 p.m. at Bass Pro Shop, 7970 Northfield Blvd.)

Kansas City, MO (Nov. 19 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Union Station Kansas City, 30 W Pershing Rd)

Columbia, MO (Nov. 20 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia Mall, 2200 I-70 Drive S.W.)

St. Louis, MO (Nov. 21 from 6:00am to 7:00am at KSDK-TV 1000 Market Street)

Paducah, KY (Nov. 21 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Noble Park, 2801 Park Ave)

Paducah, KY (Nov. 22 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at Noble Park, 2801 Park Ave)

Nashville, TN (Nov. 22 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops Opry Mills, 323 Opry Mills Dr.)

Knoxville, TN (Nov. 23 from 4:00 – 7:00 at 810 Clinch Avenue)

Blacksburg, VA (Nov. 25 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at 135 College Ave.)

After arriving in Washington, D.C. the tree lighting is expected to occur in early December. Check back for tree lighting dates.

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