Events at the Nixon Library

The Nixon Library hosts many special events and lectures throughout the year.

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

EVENT: Celebrating President Nixon’s role in forging diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China

Monday, November 19, 2018

All Aboard, America! Holiday Train Display

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Hark the Herald, Angels Sing . . . all across the Heartland!

This fan-favorite, annual Christmas celebration will feature large displays of whistling miniature model trains and the annual Pat Nixon White House Gingerbread House.

NEW THIS YEAR: Enjoy a 20-foot tall Nixon White House Christmas tree — decked out in red, white and blue.

All the fun starts on November 19th with a special 6:30 PM ribbon cutting and tree lighting with a special visit by Santa Claus!

All Aboard, America! will run through the holiday season, closing January 8, 2019.

The Nixon Library is open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM and Sundays from 11 AM to 5 PM. It is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Admission prices from November 19, 2018, through January 8, 2019:

Adults: $21
Seniors (62+): $17
High School and College Students w/ ID: $15
Retired Military: $15
Active Military: Free
Children (5-11): $11
Children (4 and under): Free

President’s Society Members – Complimentary during the Holiday Season
Associate Club Members and all Presidential library members $5 surcharge per person
Free days for Associate Club Members: Wednesday, November 28; Monday, December 3; Tuesday, December 18


Please click HERE for tickets

Monday, November 19, 2018

Event: Christmas Tree Lighting


Welcome the Christmas Season at the

Ceremonial Christmas Tree Lighting

Join us on Monday, November 19, as we kick off the Christmas season with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.

PLUS! Those in attendance will be the first to see the new special exhibit All Aboard, America! featuring three spectacular layouts of model trains whistling over bridges, through snow-capped mountains and stopping in miniature towns and cities.

This festive event will be a night of fun for all ages and is open to the public and free of charge. Please RSVP today to join the celebration!

Please CLICK HERE to reserve your spot.

Saturday, December 8, 2018

EVENT: Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication


Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication

Saturday, Dec. 8th

10:00 AM

Free Event Admission

Join the families of Southern California’s military heroes at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum for the annual Hometown Heroes Christmas Tree Dedication on Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 AM.

More than 40 Gold Star families will be given personally inscribed ornaments honoring their family members who lost their lives in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam.

The program will feature performances by of the Band of the California Battalion.

Guests must click here register to attend.

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Member Exclusive: Annual Holiday Party

Richard Nixon Foundation Member’s Holiday Party

Live Music — Drinks — Buffet

December 18, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM

All Members will be given 2 tickets at membership prices listed below based on current membership level:

Individual/Dual Membership – $50 Per Person

Friends/Family Membership – $40 Per Person

Sustainer/Peacemaker Membership – 2 Free Tickets

President’s Society – 2 Free Tickets

Upgrade to $250 and above and receive 4 Free Tickets

All members may purchase additional tickets for guests at $50.00 No Limit.

To RSVP and purchase additional tickets here.

Questions? Please contact Anne Brown at 714-364-1161 or