Schedule set for U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree tour

A specially wrapped Kenworth T680 Next Generation model will transport the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree from California to Washington, D.C., with a full slate of community celebrations during the journey.

This year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree – an 84-foot tall White Fir – is scheduled to be harvested Oct. 25 from the Six Rivers National Forest in California. The tour theme is “Six Rivers, Many Peoples, One Tree.” 

System Transport will use its new Kenworth T680 Next Gen equipped with a 76-inch mid-roof sleeper to transport the 2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree on its 3,300-mile route. 

The scheduled tour stops along the route include:

  • Oct. 29: Crescent City and Eureka, California
  • Oct. 30: Willow Creek and Fortuna, California
  • Oct. 31: Ukiah, California
  • Nov. 1: Sausalito and Vallejo, California
  • Nov. 2: Dixon, California
  • Nov. 3: Sacramento and Sonora, California
  • Nov. 4: Mariposa, California
  • Nov. 6: Pasadena and Redlands, California
  • Nov. 8: Holbrook, Arizona
  • Nov. 9: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Nov. 11: Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Nov. 13: Fayetteville, Arkansas, and Springfield, Missouri
  • Nov. 16: Williamsport, Maryland
  • Nov. 19: Delivery to West Lawn, U.S. Capitol Building (Washington, D.C.)